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DK Ranch donation a 'win-win' | Verde Independent (Cottonwood, AZ)

The Steele Foundation announced Monday it has selected the University of Arizona - not Yavapai College - for its donation of the 45.7 acre DK Ranch along Oak Creek.

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The Disappearance of Trust | Real Truth

The Disappearance of Trust | Real Truth | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The confidence of ordinary citizens in leaders, governing bodies, and long-standing institutions is crumbling. Could we have seen this coming?
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Dog kisses: The hidden benefits? | WVTV (TV-Tampa Bay FL)

Dog kisses: The hidden benefits? | WVTV (TV-Tampa Bay FL) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's nothing like a smooch from our pup. Some love it; others call it gross. But some believe dog kisses might actually keep us healthy.
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Technology Transforms Tradition | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Technology Transforms Tradition | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new take on Arizona’s traditional five C’s: saving the cotton plant with bio engineering, using our greatest climate resource in solar energy production, changing the copper industry with state-of-the art technology, and providing life blood to cattle ranchers by opening a veterinary program. Citrus production in Arizona has declined, but Yuma has become the No. 1 producer of lettuce for the United States during the winter months.
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Sonoita’s Hughes chosen for leadership program | Nogales International

Sonoita’s Hughes chosen for leadership program | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Local rancher Mike Hughes of Sonoita is one of 16 participants selected for Class XXIV of Project CENTRL, a one-year program that promotes the sustainability of Arizona’s rural areas by helping to develop local leaders.
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Dogs may be man’s best medicine, too | redOrbit

Dogs may be man’s best medicine, too | redOrbit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dogs are known for a sense of smell so powerful it can detect danger and diseases in humans. Often guard dogs and companions, we consider them our best friend. But as an upcoming study from the University of Arizona (UA) aims to prove, dogs may also be man’s best medicine
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Use disinfectant wipes, reduce food poisoning risks | Odisha Samaya (India)

Use disinfectant wipes, reduce food poisoning risks | Odisha Samaya (India) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Use disinfectant wipes, reduce food poisoning risks
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Prevent food poisoning with disinfectant hand wipes | The Health Site (India)

Prevent food poisoning with disinfectant hand wipes | The Health Site (India) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As per a recent study, using disinfectant hand wipes after preparing poultry can eliminate chances of food poisoning caused by harmful bacteria. Consumers can reduce the risk of campylobacter food poisoning by a good 99.2 percent by using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen.

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This Kitchen Staple Cuts Food Poisoning Risk By 99% | Medical Daily

A simple wipedown of kitchen surfaces with disinfectant wipes following preparation of chicken can reduce your risk of Campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99 percent.
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Kitchen Wipes can cut Food Poisoning risk by 99 Percent | Only My Health

Kitchen Wipes can cut Food Poisoning risk by 99 Percent | Only My Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new research says that using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen can help in cutting risk of food poisoning by 99.2 percent.
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Thinning Is In: Team Helps to Tame Wildfires | NZ Health Tech (Blog)

Thinning Is In: Team Helps to Tame Wildfires | NZ Health Tech (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Nearly $3.5 billion is spent annually in fighting wildfires that claim lives, destroy homes and scorch the land. Wildfires today are burning twice as many acres
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GCC course will explore water use in Rim Country | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Water is essential to our lives in Payson, from the moment you wake up and flush — to your final rinse after brushing your teeth before bed — the average Payson resident uses 74 gallons each day.
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UA Ag Center using drones to survey farmers' fields | Yuma Sun

For two and a half years, the University of Arizona Agricultural Center in Yuma has been hovering on the cutting edge of technology, exploring the uses for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in farmers’ fields.
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University of Arizona wins $3 million ranch property for vet school | Phoenix Business Journal

University of Arizona wins $3 million ranch property for vet school | Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA also plans to expand College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the property.
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Smooch from the pooch; are kisses from your dog good for you? | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

There's nothing like a smooch from our pup.  Some love it; others call it gross.  But some believe dog kisses might actually keep us healthy.
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Wilting Disease Threatens Arizona's Lettuce Crop | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Growers in Arizona and around the world are concerned with the spread of a wilting disease present in soil that can damage lettuce.In response, researchers and lettuce farmers are gathering in Yuma this fall to brainstorm ways to protect one of the region’s important crops.Lettuce wilt looks as you might imagine — the fungus makes plants look dry and brown. The disease can kill the plant, too, if infected early — causing whole fields to be destroyed.
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Can Having a Dog Improve Your Probiotic Health? | Care2 News Network

Can Having a Dog Improve Your Probiotic Health? | Care2 News Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Numerous studies exist showing the health benefits of having a pet—everything from lowering the risk of allergies and asthma to stress reduction and heart
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Humidity, heat can bring ‘summer slump’ to alfalfa | DairyBusiness

Humidity, heat can bring ‘summer slump’ to alfalfa | DairyBusiness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The problem of slow growth primarily surfaces from mid-July to mid-August, during the peak of Arizona’s monsoon season, according to Mike Ottman, an extension agronomist with the University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity from heavy downpours is believed to be the culprit.
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Could man's best friend be man's best medicine? | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ)

Could man's best friend be man's best medicine? | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Arizona are studying whether or not dogs improve the physical and mental health of older adults. 
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Disinfectant Wipes Reduce Risk of Household Food Poisoning by 99 Percent | Tyack Health

Disinfectant Wipes Reduce Risk of Household Food Poisoning by 99 Percent | Tyack Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It’s a windy cold winter’s day and roast chicken and vegies with gravy is what you’ve been dreaming of all afternoon, ever since your partner called to share what was planned for dinner tonight. The aromas as you walk through the front door are what dreams are made of. As you fall asleep that night, you can still remember that first juicy bite. The last thing you expected was to be taken to hospital at 3am vomiting uncontrollably!

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Kitchen Wipes Fight Food Poisoning | Food Safety First

A new study reveals that cleaning with antibacterial kitchen wipes promotes good food safety and cuts the risk of food poisoning by a huge 99 per cent.
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Simple Way to Slash Your Chance of Food Poisoning by 99% | Nutri-Health (Blog)

Simple Way to Slash Your Chance of Food Poisoning by 99% | Nutri-Health (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The kitchen can be a breeding ground for bacteria. Researchers have now discovered away to slash your risk of food poisoning by up to 99 percent.
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Humidity, heat can bring ‘summer slump’ to alfalfa | Capital Press

Humidity, heat can bring ‘summer slump’ to alfalfa | Capital Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
BUCKEYE, Ariz. — Arizona’s heat and ample irrigation supplies create perfect conditions for growing alfalfa, but those factors can converge in a troublesome productivity slowdown known as “summer slump.” The problem of slow growth primarily surfaces from mid-July to mid-A
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Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Strawberry store opens | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A tiny corner store in Straw­berry might be the last place you would think to find a designer purse, rhinestone jeans and boots, a healthy selection of emergency survival food, educational toys and a saddle. But that is just how owners Casey and Debbie Faunce designed the DC Cross Mercantile, better known as the Strawberry Market.
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6 of the dirtiest items in your home: The surprising places germs lurk | Today

Nobody really wants to think about it, but a few of our most treasured possessions are also some of the dirtiest. Meaghan Murphy, executive editor of Good Housekeeping magazine, stopped by Studio 1A this to show some of the filthiest items we own — and to share some tips on how to properly clean them.


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