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  • Testing to Tackle Lettuce Fungus Under Way in Yuma - Arizona Public Media
    Matheron University of Arizona The fusarium fungus enters the plant through the roots causing lettuce to wilt or die One farmer has dedicated three acres of his fields for the test and scientists and seed company representatives hope the resistant varieties will appear healthy The researchers also want to see some sick plants to verify the presence of the disease If the crop is successful half of this lettuce or more will be dead said Victor Heintzberger president of Vanguard Seeds of Salinas Calif the spring and summer capital of leafy greens Heintzberger traveled from Salinas to test some of the varieties his company is developing saying that a field trial like this is an opportunity to verify results seen in the lab The test has spurred a bit of friendly competition to see who will have the best looking lettuce I m expecting to see one bed here totally green all the way through Heintzberger said And that will have a Vanguard Seed flag on it Heintzberger said he hopes the wilt resistant lettuce from his company will be commercially available as soon as next year The Arizona Science Desk is a collaboration of public broadcasting entities in the state including Arizona Public Media MORE Agriculture Business News Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please

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  • Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens - Arizona Public Media
    including Emily Palmer of Rita Ranch I ve had chickens in my backyard for many years and a couple of years ago I found out that my set up was not in compliance with the law Palmer said I consider myself to be a law abiding citizen and I ve been working to get them to move forward on this ever since so I can keep my chickens and be on the right side of the law Palmer and others broke out into applause after the commissioners voted to recommend the changes City officials have been discussing the zoning codes on urban agriculture since 2009 The proposal will now go to the City Council for a final vote MORE Agriculture Environment Food News Tucson Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Connect with Vanessa Barchfield Contact Vanessa Barchfield Vanessa Barchfield Radio TV Announcer Senior Related Stories City Planning Commission to Talk Urban Agriculture Planning Commission will discuss proposed changes to the city s zoning codes Tucson Drafts Updates to Urban Agriculture Code Kristen Culliney and her family keep 8 hens in their midtown backyard making them outlaws under current city zoning code her local homeowner s association rules Raising Urban Chickens

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/33761-city-planning-commission-greenlights-urban-agriculture/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    Farms Tap Water Part 1 Thousands of purchased acres have been planted in water thirsty nut trees Cotton Prices Low Crop Waning as One of the State s Five Cs Low prices urban pressure for land water issues lead farmers to other crops Arizona Town Hall Takes on Water Use Planning Resulting report will address water resources environmental issues Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste Increase Sustainability UA community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus Sahuarita Council OKs Big Housing Plan for Pecan Farm Long term plan calls for replacing pecan trees with houses on almost 3 000 acres Grocery Prices Rise 6 in Three Months in Arizona Much of the increase can be traced to the cost of beef Oro Valley Will be Home Base for UA Veterinary School Site has proximity to biosciences firms will be first public facility of its kind in state Testing to Tackle Lettuce Fungus Under Way in Yuma One grower allows small part of his fields for trial on seeds developed to elude disease Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens Proposal making urban farming easier moves to City Council for final approval previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 13 of 13 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Animals Arizona Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Business Cannabis Civil Rights Pima County Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Economy Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?page=1&c=agriculture (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    facility of its kind in state previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 1 of 1 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Animals Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Arizona Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Business Cannabis Civil Rights Pima County Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Economy Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology Transportation Tucson University of Arizona UA Higher Education U S Veterans Water Weather Wildlife Reid Park Zoo Contact AZPM Connect About AZPM Support Compliance ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA MAIL P O Box 210067 Tucson AZ 85721 0067 PHONE 520 621 5828 TOLL FREE 800 521 5828 FAX 520 621 3360 EMAIL Contact Us Live Events AZPM E newsletter AZPM on Facebook AZPM on Twitter AZPM on Youtube AZPM on Google AZPM on Instagram AZPM News on Twitter About Us Staff Directory Employment Community Advisory Board Signal Coverage

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?c=agriculture+animals (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    to other crops Arizona Town Hall Takes on Water Use Planning Resulting report will address water resources environmental issues Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste Increase Sustainability UA community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus Sahuarita Council OKs Big Housing Plan for Pecan Farm Long term plan calls for replacing pecan trees with houses on almost 3 000 acres Grocery Prices Rise 6 in Three Months in Arizona Much of the increase can be traced to the cost of beef previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 8 of 8 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Arizona Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Animals Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Business Cannabis Civil Rights Pima County Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Economy Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology Transportation Tucson University of Arizona UA Higher Education U

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?c=agriculture+arizona (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    of the State s Five Cs Low prices urban pressure for land water issues lead farmers to other crops Sahuarita Council OKs Big Housing Plan for Pecan Farm Long term plan calls for replacing pecan trees with houses on almost 3 000 acres Testing to Tackle Lettuce Fungus Under Way in Yuma One grower allows small part of his fields for trial on seeds developed to elude disease previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 6 of 6 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Business Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Animals Arizona Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Cannabis Civil Rights Pima County Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Economy Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology Transportation Tucson University of Arizona UA Higher Education U S Veterans Water Weather Wildlife Reid Park Zoo Contact AZPM Connect About AZPM Support Compliance

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?c=agriculture+business (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    on almost 3 000 acres previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 1 of 1 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Pima County Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Animals Arizona Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Business Cannabis Civil Rights Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Economy Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology Transportation Tucson University of Arizona UA Higher Education U S Veterans Water Weather Wildlife Reid Park Zoo Contact AZPM Connect About AZPM Support Compliance ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA MAIL P O Box 210067 Tucson AZ 85721 0067 PHONE 520 621 5828 TOLL FREE 800 521 5828 FAX 520 621 3360 EMAIL Contact Us Live Events AZPM E newsletter AZPM on Facebook AZPM on Twitter AZPM on Youtube AZPM on Google AZPM on Instagram AZPM News on Twitter About Us Staff Directory Employment Community Advisory Board Signal Coverage Maps

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?c=agriculture+county (2016-02-12)
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  • Stories - Arizona Public Media
    pressure for land water issues lead farmers to other crops Sahuarita Council OKs Big Housing Plan for Pecan Farm Long term plan calls for replacing pecan trees with houses on almost 3 000 acres Grocery Prices Rise 6 in Three Months in Arizona Much of the increase can be traced to the cost of beef previous 1 next Selected Categories 1 5 of 5 collection categories click any filter to remove it Agriculture Economy Available Category Filters click any filter to add it Animals Arizona Arts and Life Astronomy Arizona State University Arizona Week Books Business Cannabis Civil Rights Pima County Culture Davis Monthan Air Force Base Downtown Tucson Drugs Education Environment Events Fire Food Government Health Medicine History Immigration Jobs Justice System Kids Legislature LGBT Marijuana Military Mining Monsoon Museums Music State National Parks Native American News Opinion Parks People and Places Pima Community College Politics Raytheon Confronting Suicide Science Solar sound fiction Sports Sprawl The Stairwell Sessions Streetcar Teachers Voices Technology Transportation Tucson University of Arizona UA Higher Education U S Veterans Water Weather Wildlife Reid Park Zoo Contact AZPM Connect About AZPM Support Compliance ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA MAIL P O Box 210067 Tucson AZ 85721 0067 PHONE

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/s/?c=agriculture+economy (2016-02-12)
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