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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares.

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Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevada

FILE - In this June 5, 2013 file photo, horses stand behind a fence at the BLM Palomino Valley holding facility on in Palomino Valley, Nev. Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup beginning in November 2014 near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protec…

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Reasons to love eggs, even at dinner

My love for eggs has never wavered.

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Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Garden tour: More is 'green' than the plants

Two upcoming garden tours unearth numerous possibilities.

October 11, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Average price of Arizona shopping basket slips; meat prices drop but still high.Ariz

October 07, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Making the case for natural nutrition for plants

Are your plants on steroids? Here's a better option.

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

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The secret life of beekeepers

The secret life of beekeepers

Tucson man has what it takes to become a successful beekeeper.

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Coffee to keep you cool

Coffee to keep you cool

Crazy coffees: Chemistry set, nitrous, chile, mesquite or corn.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

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Ask the Garden Sage

Ask the Garden Sage

Growing fava beans, trimming bird of paradise and watering mature citrus trees

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Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Tucsonans weighed in once again on the city’s plans to update what’s allowed and what’s forbidden when it comes to planting gardens or raising chickens within city limits.

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Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

I am finding kissing bugs in my house. Is there any way to prevent them from getting in and biting us?

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16 NWS SCHOOLS

16 NWS SCHOOLS

Tilapia is a popular fish to raise in aquaponic systems. 

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The traditional 5 C's

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

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Economics driving farms to make every drop of water count

Economics driving farms to make every drop of water count

Ronald Rayner has been fascinated with water since he was a boy on his father’s farm in Goodyear. Now a partner on the family farm, A Tumbling-T Ranches, he has found a way to conserve water and double production since 1980.

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Steve Auslander: Tending the political garden of spring

Steve Auslander: Tending the political garden of spring

In 14 years I have never seen so many bees hanging around a more fragrant grapefruit tree. The perfume from the citrus blossoms floats and lingers in a scented halo. This is the first year I treated the tree with a modicum of respect — a little dung here, fertilizer there, a proper prune and…

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