Home Market Market Watch Seed Consultants Market Watch 11:31 update with Gary Wilhelmi 12/7/2012 Facebook Twitter 11:31 updateMuddled mayhem in Washington does not support better job growth at 146,000 and unemployment of 7.7%Dow up just 17, S&P off 2 and NADSQ down 14March corn grazing support at $7.42 ½March wheat moving toward $8.45 supportJan beans resting down 10 at $14.81 after testing $15.00 high ThursdayFeb hogs dig in deeper at $83.40 down $1.05 as shorts accumulateFeb cattle back to mid trading range at $130.27 off $.75 Facebook Twitter Seed Consultants Market Watch 11:31 update with Gary Wilhelmi 12/7/2012 SHARE SHARE Previous articleIndiana Farmer Preparing for Pursuit of 300 Bushel CornNext articleVillwock says, Farmers Need to Stay ‘Engaged’ With Elected Officials Hoosier Ag Today By Hoosier Ag Today – Dec 7, 2012
Previous articleIndiana Agriculture Divided on Farm BillNext articleFFA Organization and Foundation Consolidating Leadership Andy Eubank 2014 Farm Bill Easily Passes in House Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News 2014 Farm Bill Easily Passes in House SHARE The U.S. House of Representatives passed the compromise 2014 Farm Bill Wednesday by a vote of 251-166 and the Senate is expected to take up and pass the bill next week. University of Illinois farm policy specialist Jonathan Coppess is confident the measure will be guided to passage by Senator Debbie Stabenow.“Our optimism is even higher in the Senate,” he said. “After passing it twice and then knowing the chairwoman who will be working very, very hard to get this through, I think those votes re in pretty good shape. I’m confident the President will sign it and we’ll see a farm bill and see 5 years of this, and probably in a short time start talking about the next one.”Meat packers and some livestock groups attacked the bill for keeping Country-of-Origin-Labeling and GIPSA livestock marketing reforms even though it revives livestock disaster aid.The National Milk Producers Federation reluctantly endorsed the bill despite its use of a different means than was favored to limit overproduction under a new dairy market insurance program.There were full throated endorsements though from the National Corn Growers Association and the American Soybean Association.ASA statement:Following this morning’s passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 by the House of Representatives, the American Soybean Association (ASA) applauded the vote and quickly turned its attention to the upper chamber, encouraging the Senate to take up and pass the farm bill as quickly as possible. ASA President and Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser reiterated just how close the vote brings soybean farmers to a bill more than three years in the making.“We are very, very close,” said Gaesser. “The House has done its part and come together across party lines to pass a good bill—a compromise bill—that represents the needs of soybean farmers and so many other aspects of agriculture. The House is to be commended for its work, but there’s no time to waste. We’ve been operating without a farm bill since the end of September; that means no certainty when it comes to risk management, export market promotion, programs that assist our industry’s growing biodiesel and biobased products sectors, and countless others. Moreover, USDA needs time to put these programs in place for 2014 crops, which begin to be harvested in May. The Senate needs to take up the bill and pass it immediately so we can put this process behind us and keep producing and planning for the tough challenges ahead.”ASA has been active in support of the bill, which provides for multiple soybean farmer priorities, most notably a flexible farm safety net that includes a choice between price-based and revenue-based risk management tools and maintains the decoupling of payments from current planted acreage under both programs.ASA supports the bill’s risk management framework; its strengthening of crop insurance; streamlining and optimization of conservation programs; investment in critical trade development and renewables like biodiesel and biobased products; support for beginning farmers and ranchers and acknowledgment of the role of agricultural research.“We have maintained throughout this process that we are willing to work together with all of agriculture to move this process forward,” Gaesser said. “The bill is a reflection of that willingness to cooperate and compromise and Chairwoman Stabenow, Chairman Lucas, and Ranking Members Cochran and Peterson deserve great credit for producing a bill that captures that cooperation and compromise so well.“We can see the finish line,” he added. “It’s been a long, long road to this point, but we’re almost there. It’s up to the Senate now to bring this process to fruition by passing the farm bill.”Source: ASAFrom NCGA:The National Corn Growers Association thanked members of the House of Representatives for quick passage today of the 2014 farm bill, the Agricultural Act of 2014. The bill passed the lower chamber with a 251-166 vote.“We’re thrilled to see today’s action on the part of the House and look forward to an equally fast consideration in the Senate,” said NCGA President Martin Barbre, who observed the floor vote from the House gallery while visiting the Capitol. “This legislation provides an adequate and flexible farm safety net, as well as a strong federal crop insurance program. More importantly, farmers need the certainty of a new five-year law, and we are happy to see this legislation includes many reforms we’ve supported and stressed over the years, reforms that make sense both for farmers and taxpayers. Among other specific provisions, the bill:Eliminates controversial direct payments while maintaining decoupled farm support programs that will minimize the possibility of planting and production distortions that could trigger new World Trade Organization challenges.Allows farmer to either maintain existing crop acreage base or to reallocate their current base to reflect average acres planted to covered commodities in 2009-2012, a reform that will make programs more relevant and more defensible while not tying them to current-year plantings.Consolidates 23 previous conservation programs into 13, and focuses conservation efforts on working lands. It also ties conservation compliance for wetlands and highly erodible land to premium support for crop insurance.Maintains authorizations for important agricultural research programs, including AFRI, as well as including a new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research that will provide a structure and mandatory funding for new public/private partnerships and investments that will further USDA’s research mission.Maintains authorizations and funding levels for export promotion, including the Foreign Market Development (FMD) Program and the Market Access Program (MAP).Continues the combined authorization of both agricultural and nutrition programs, a linkage that has been essential in enacting every farm bill since 1974.Source: NCGA By Andy Eubank – Jan 29, 2014 Facebook Twitter SHARE
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PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Gardai in Letterkenny fear copycat attacks after a number car doors were glued shut in the town.Yesterday morning a large number of cars in The Glencar Park area had their locks glued by a man in a hoody who was captured on CCTV.It is the fourth such incident in the area in the past six weeks.Previously dozens of homes had their front door locks ‘super glued’.It’s understood, unlike past incidents, the damage to the car door locks wasn’t substantial, but nevertheless, local Town Cllr Gerry McMonagle said local residents were still ery annoyed by this latest attack on their properties:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/gerryGLUE.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – November 1, 2012 WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Facebook Facebook Superglue vandals strike again in Letterkenny – cars targeting RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Pinterest Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers News Previous articleMissing Cork teen may be in Donegal or DerryNext articleSmall businesses in Northwest interested in green economy invited to programme News Highland Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic
News UpdatesOrissa High Court Disposes Of PIL For Waiver Of School Fees During Covid-19, Based On MoU Submitted By Institutions For Flat Rate Concession LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK11 Jan 2021 10:56 PMShare This – xThe Orissa High Court on Thursday disposed of a batch of PILs seeking waiver of school fees levied by private unaided schools in the State, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic from March, 2020 onwards. The matter was closed after 14 private unaided schools submitted before the Bench of Chief Justice Dr. S. Muralidhar and Dr. Justice B. R. Sarangi, a MoU for waiver of fees at a flat rate…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Orissa High Court on Thursday disposed of a batch of PILs seeking waiver of school fees levied by private unaided schools in the State, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic from March, 2020 onwards. The matter was closed after 14 private unaided schools submitted before the Bench of Chief Justice Dr. S. Muralidhar and Dr. Justice B. R. Sarangi, a MoU for waiver of fees at a flat rate in different slabs mentioned therein. Terms of MoU The MoU contemplates waiver of maximum 26% Tution/ composite fee for institutions where fees is above Rs. 1 lakh per annum. Similarly, there a separate slab rates, based on the fee amount. All schools charging fees upto Rs. 6,000/- shall not be liable to offer any waiver.The institutions have decided to waive of ‘Other Optional Fees’ till reopening of schools. However, the charges on Transport and Food shall remain as per actual. There is a flat waiver of 30% on Hostel fees. The Bench said, “this Court is not persuaded to further issue directions in the matter in light of the MOU arrived at between 14 educational institutions in Odisha on the question of fee waiver during the period of the Covid-19 pandemic.” It has however clarified that if any party to the MoU faces any problem in relation its terms, the same may be agitated in separate proceedings and examined on a case to case basis. “While this Court has recorded the fact of the MOU having been entered into, this will not preclude individual institutions or parties, who may be aggrieved or who may have a different point of view than that recorded in the MOU, or seek strict enforcement of the terms and conditions of recognition or grant of NOC as set out in the Resolution dated 23rd September 1996, from seeking appropriate reliefs in separate proceedings as are permissible to them in accordance with law,” the order stated. The development comes after the State Government expressed its inability to intervene in the matter as there is no provision under the Orissa Education Act, 1969 (‘OE Act’) and the Rules framed thereunder for fixation of fee structure of different unaided schools. The Government also stated that it has no objection if the Court accepts the MoU and passes appropriate directions. It referred to the case of DAV College Managing Committee v. Laxminarayan Mishra, whereby the Supreme Court accepted the recommendations of the Fee Structure Committee, Odisha, for fixation of fees for DAV School. It is pertinent to note here that certain minority institutions had expressed apprehensions with respect to the terms of the MoU. However, the Court refused to entertain the same, stating, “The problems faced by any of the parties in relation to any of the terms of the MOU will have to be agitated in other separate proceedings and examined on a case by case basis. No omnibus directions in that regard can possibly be issued at this stage.” Case Title: Mohammed Mustaq Ansari v. State of Odisha & Anr. Click Here To Download Order Read OrderNext Story
In the Antarctic botanical zone the genus Ditrichum Hampe (Ditrichaceae, Bryopsida) is represented by three species, D. austro-georgicum (Card.) Seppelt, D. brotherusii (R. Br. ter.) Seppelt and D. lewis-smithii Ochyra sp. nov. The latter is closely related to D. immersum Zanten from the sub-Antarctic. However, D. lewis-smithii differs in its gymnostomous capsules, smaller, erecto-patent to widely spreading leaves with flexuose subulae, bistratose lamina cells at the leaf shoulders and mostly 2-3-stratose lamina in the subula. It is an epigean moss growing on bare ground and on soil covering rock ledges and on humus in rock fissures. It has been recorded so far only from the King George and Livingston Islands in the South Shetland Islands as well as from Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands and must therefore be considered an Antarctic endemic.
Zonal and meridional winds have been measured in the upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere at polar latitudes using two ground-based meteor radars. One radar is located at Rothera (68° S, 68° W) in the Antarctic and has been operational since February 2005. The second radar is located at Esrange (68° N, 21° E) in the Arctic and has been operational since October 1999. Both radars have produced relatively continuous measurements. Here we consider measurements made up to the end of 2009. Both radars are of similar design and at conjugate geographical latitudes, making the results directly comparable and thus allowing investigation of the differences in the mean winds of the Antarctic and Arctic regions. The data from each radar have been used to construct climatologies of monthly-mean zonal and meridional winds at heights between 80 and 100 km. Both Antarctic and Arctic data sets reveal seasonally varying zonal and meridional winds in which the broad pattern repeats from year to year. In particular, the zonal winds display a strong shear in summer associated with the upper part of the westward summertime zonal jet. The winds generally reverse to eastward flow at heights of ~90 km. The zonal winds are eastward throughout the rest of the year. The meridional winds are generally equatorward over both sites, although brief episodes of poleward flow are often evident near the equinoxes and during winter. The strongest equatorward flows occur at heights of ~90 km during summer. There are significant differences between the mean winds observed in the Antarctic and Arctic. In particular, the westward winds in summer are stronger and occur earlier in the season in the Antarctic compared with the Arctic. The eastward winds evident above the summertime zonal wind reversal are significantly stronger in the Arctic. The summertime equatorward flow in the Antarctic is slightly weaker, but occurs over a greater depth than is the case in the Arctic. Comparisons of these observations with those of the URAP and HWM-07 empirical models reveal a number of significant differences. In particular, the zonal winds observed in the Antarctic during wintertime are significantly weaker than those of URAP. However, the URAP zonal winds are a good match to the observations of the Arctic. Significant differences are evident between the observations and HWM-07. In particular, the strong wintertime zonal winds of the Arctic in HWM-07 are not evident in the observations and the summertime zonal winds in HWM-07 are systematically stronger than observed. The agreement with meridional winds is generally poor. There is a significant amount of inter-annual variability in the observed zonal and meridional winds. Particularly high variability is observed in the Arctic zonal winds in spring and is probably associated with stratospheric warmings.
A set of tech companies including a leading proptech firm have launched an initiative to help those who have been left isolated and lonely by the fast-developing Coronavirus crisis.CoronaFriend.com has been built and launched in under two weeks and will help local people shield and assist elderly and vulnerable neighbours.Inspired by the recent phenomenon of local champions who have put leaflets through the doors of neighbouring homes, the website includes an interactive map that enables local champions to take responsibility for a street, helps local volunteers to coordinate their activities and identify which addresses and residents need help.Volunteers can use the proptech platform to download a ready-made leaflet to print off and post through neighbours’ letter boxes, offering help with things like shopping and cooking or to simply arrange a chat to combat loneliness.The free service has been created by a group of tech company pioneers including Orla Shields of Kamma, which is a service that provides letting agents, lenders and local authorities data and analysis about select and HMO licensing schemes around the UK.“In the face of the appalling human cost of the COVID-19 virus, the outpouring of community support has been so inspiring, and we wanted to do what we could to help,” says Shield.“I am so proud of my team for working tirelessly to use our expertise to bring structure to the massive volunteering effort, allowing volunteers to more easily provide their support where it is needed.”Visit CoronaFriend.Kamma coronafriend coronavirus Orla Shields April 3, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » COVID-19 support » Proptech firm joins digital effort to coordinate neighbourhood Coronavirus ‘shielding’ previous nextCOVID-19 newsProptech firm joins digital effort to coordinate neighbourhood Coronavirus ‘shielding’Proptech firm Kamma and several other firms have built CoronaFriend.com to help local volunteers organise themselves better and help vulnerable residents on their street.Nigel Lewis3rd April 20200622 Views