University of Georgia professor Wayne McLaurin says Georgians can grow all types oflettuces except iceberg. The one exception is OK with him.”Iceberg isn’t the best lettuce when compared to the Bibbs and leaf types,anyway,” says McLaurin, an ExtensionService horticulturist with the UGA Collegeof Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.The main thing to remember about growing lettuce, he says, is you can’t plant the seed.For outside planting, place the seed on the top of the soil and just barely cover it witha fine artificial soil mix.When seeding indoors, McLaurin says, use a margarine cup or similar container, fillwith a good soil mix, add seed and just water the top. In a fine mix, it will place theseed at the right depth.Lettuce is one of the few vegetables that will grow in semishade. “Three to fourhours of sun is better, but it will tolerate the shade,” he says.Space plants 8 to 9 inches apart, depending on the cultivar. Use fertilizer inmoderation with one side-dressing.The growing season for lettuce varies with the cultivar, too. Most types are ready toharvest in about 40-plus days.The best thing about lettuce, McLaurin says, is that you can plant every 10 days andhave a fresh harvest until frost. If protected, lettuce can grow well into early winter.
Georgians may be wondering if the state’s last frost of the year has already passed. The answer, of course, depends on where you live and the quirks of the weather.I consulted the weather models to see if I could determine the chance of a late frost this year. The weather models run out to about two weeks, although accuracy more than seven days out is not very high.Looking forward, it is likely that most areas of Georgia should not see another frost this spring. The only exception may be the far northeastern part of Georgia in the mountains, where the morning of April 13 could reach near-freezing temperatures in some locations.Of course, these large-scale models are not good at capturing the microclimates that are tucked into the hills and hollows of the mountains, so if you know you are in a cold spot, you should be especially vigilant in preparing for freezing conditions.Climatology and the weather maps suggest that, for most of the region, the average last frost date has passed. During the second half of April in northern Georgia, frost only occurs one out of every 10 years.It is important to note that the years on which the climatology is based were generally colder than Georgia’s current climate due to the upward creep of temperatures, especially minimum temperatures, that the state, region and country have seen over time.On the other hand, frosts are caused by weather events, not by climate, so even in a warmer climate, Georgia could still see late frosts if the conditions are right.Those who want to delve further can view the AgroClimate freeze-risk probabilities tool for the Southeast at agroclimate.org/tools. To access weather data from the University of Georgia’s Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network, go to weather.uga.edu.
26th office opens in BrattleboroBRATTLEBORO, VT (April 28, 2005) Robert Ross & David Brown, co-owners of Stepping Stone Real Estate, located at 218 Main Street in Brattleboro are pleased to announce an alliance with ERA The Masiello Group, of Keene, New Hampshire. The Masiello Group, with 26 member offices in Maine, New Hampshire and now Vermont, is the largest real estate company in Northern New England.The combined company will stay at their current downtown Brattleboro location in the historic Burnham Building. Robert Ross continues as general manager and principal broker of the combined firm, and his partner, David Brown, will serve as marketing director and assistant manager. Christopher Masiello will be president and CEO of the new company.This is our first location in Vermont, and were looking forward to serving the region with our expanded portfolio of homeowner services, said Christopher Masiello, CEO. Area consumers seeking a higher level of service will enjoy our unique combination of traditional real estate offerings, a strong online presence, and fully integrated mortgage, relocation, insurance, title and closing services. Whats more, our presence in both communities strengthens the Keene/Brattleboro connection, and provides a convenient downtown location for our customers.The Masiello Group, with headquarters in Keene, NH, has been ranked the #1 independently owned ERA affiliate for seven consecutive years, and currently sits in the top 1% of the nations residential real estate companies.We couldnt be more excited by this opportunity, said Robert Ross. The extra services we can now offer our buyers and sellers are really incredible and will set us apart from our competition. David Brown echoed those comments. The proven success of Masiello and the hometown commitment of Stepping Stone is an unbeatable combination. We look forward to this expansion of our company and the ability to serve more of our community.For more information about company services, or to access our database of real estate listings for Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, visit our web site at www.masiello.com(link is external) . To speak with an agent directly about selling your current property or making a purchase, just drop in to the Brattleboro office or call (802) -257-1111.# # #
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A “very aggressive” three-foot-long crocodile was found inside a cardboard box left in the parking lot of a Melville office building Tuesday, officials said.The unusual discovery was made at about 11 a.m. at 25 Melville Park Road following an anonymous call to the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter, according to Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross.The worker who took the call was suspicious at first, Gross said, because hoaxes are not uncommon in their experience. But when the shelter employee went to investigate the box in the parking lot of the industrial area, it had a crocodile inside it.Gross noted the crocodile was feisty, and difficult at first to corral. But the crocodile was safely captured and transported to the animal shelter before it was turned over to the Suffolk SPCA.Since crocodiles and similar reptiles like alligators grow at a rate of one foot each year, Gross believes the fanged crocodile is 3 years old.He speculated that its former owner had purchased the reptile when it was young but could not care for it as it grew older, and decided to abandon it. After several years as pets, crocodiles, like alligators, can become “very difficult to handle,” Gross noted.The Suffolk SPCA chief has been vocal in recent months about the risks of owning dangerous reptiles. Long Island has seen a slew of alligators over the past two years. This year alone, the Suffolk SPCA has received at least four calls regarding the crocodilian species—which includes crocodiles, caimans, and alligators. This is the first crocodile discovery Gross can recall in years, he said.Crocodiles and alligators are illegal to own in New York State. Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross holding “aggressive” crocodile found in Melville. (Photo credit: Suffolk SPCA) The Suffolk County SPCA will be pursuing criminal charges, Gross said. If the person who left the reptile menace in Melville is identified and arrested, he or she could face charges of abandonment and endangering the public with a wild animal, which combined carry a penalty of one year in jail or a $1,000 fine. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation could also charge the person who abandoned the croc with possessing an illegal reptile, Gross said.A joint investigation by the Suffolk SPCA and DEC police officers has been opened, Gross said.The Suffolk SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible. Anyone with any information is asked to call the agency at 631-382-7722.Gross said if the person responsible had called his organization instead of abandoning the reptile in the parking lot he’d consider it amnesty and would not be pressing charges.“It’s unfortunate that people still get these animals illegally,” Gross lamented.
Peaceful demonstration throughoutWednesday deteriorated after nightfall into clashes between the police andprotesters, prompting regional government leader Quim Torra to demand animmediate return to normality.(Reuters) A demonstrator walks past a fire during a protest in Barcelona, Spain on Oct. 16. REUTERS/ALBERT GEA Divisions over a drive to split thenortheastern region of Catalonia from Spain roiled the country in 2017, andre-surfaced on Monday when the Supreme Court sentenced nine politicians andactivists of up to 13 years in jail. BARCELONA – Protesters set cars onfire and threw petrol bombs at the police in this Spanish city, intensifyingunrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who sought todeclare an independent state.
Former Wolfsburg coach, Martin Schmidt, has described Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen as a great athlete, believing that he will ‘settle quickly’ at Napoli with more improvement tactically. The 21-year-old, who is set to sign for Napoli this summer, arrived at Wolfsburg in January 2017 and only played 16 games for the Bundesliga side before moving to RSC Charleroi. Osimhen arrived from Belgium to Ligue 1 last summer and has impressed in France, but Schmidt doesn’t seem surprised. “Victor is a good player, very good in pressing,” Schmidt told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli. “He’s aggressive, he finishes well, he has great quality. He has strength in duels too. “His mentality and passion fit well with Napoli’s philosophy. Maybe he needs to improve his tactics.Advertisement “I know tactics are very important in Italian football. He’s a great athlete, very fast, plays with both feet, but he still has some potential to develop tactically.” read also:Giuntoli: Napoli still need to reach agreement with Osimhen’s new agent Schmidt feels the Nigerian forward has ‘matured’ and will be ready for the challenge ahead in Naples. “Yes, I think he has matured. His mentality will help him settle quickly. His mentality and passion will help him.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?8 Addictive And Fun Coffee Facts7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them Loading…
RelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Breaking: Ighalo blocked Osimhen’s Man U move — Brother Man U crash out of Europa League Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo was voted Man of the Match after opening the scoring in the 5-0 victory over LASK and leading the line with authority. The Nigerian, who is on loan from Shanghai Greeland Shenhua, also provided the assist for the second goal, finished by Daniel James, and was unlucky not to add to his personal tally when showing great strength before rolling his effort against a post. Ighalo’s fourth goal since arriving on deadline day in January was a thing of absolute beauty. He took three touches to juggle a pass by Bruno Fernandes on the edge of the area in order to work his way into a shooting position. With tremendous venom, the centre-forward hammered his drive in off the underside of the bar for a strike that deserved more attention than it received in a virtually empty stadium due to the tie being played behind closed doors. Despite the healthy competition for the award, the hit-man gained half of the votes cast to finish clear of Fernandes in second spot and third-placed Fred. It is the second time he has scooped the accolade, after also starring in the Emirates FA Cup triumph at Derby County. Ighalo was the undisputed main man on Thursday evening in Linz.Tags: Bruno FernandesDaniel JamesLASKOdion IghaloShanghai Shenhua
Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a study conducted by the Ohio State University.The new study of how nutritional interventions can alter the risk for skin cancers appeared online in the journal Scientific Reports.MethodologyIn the study male mice were fed a diet of 10 percent tomato powder daily for 35 weeks. The mice were then exposed to ultraviolet light. It was discovered that the mice experienced, on average, a 50 percent decrease in skin cancer tumors compared to mice that ate no dehydrated tomato.Co-relation between tomato and cancerIt’s theorized the co-relation between tomatoes and cancer is from dietary carotenoids. The pigmenting compounds that give tomatoes their color, may protect skin against UV light damage, said Jessica Cooperstone. She’s co-author of the study and a research scientist in the Department of Food Science and Technology in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at Ohio State.Previous research indicated male mice develop tumors earlier after UV exposure and that their tumors are more numerous, larger and more aggressive, than female mice.Cancer treatment different in genders“This study showed us that we need to consider gender when exploring different preventive strategies,” said the study’s senior author, Tatiana Oberyszyn, a professor of pathology and member of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.“What works in men may not always work equally well in women and vice versa.”Previous human clinical trials suggest that eating tomato paste over time can dampen sunburns, perhaps thanks to carotenoids from the plants that are deposited in the skin of humans after eating, and may be able to protect against UV light damage, Cooperstone said.“Lycopene, the primary carotenoid in tomatoes, has been shown to be the most effective antioxidant of these pigments,” she said.In the new study, the Ohio State researchers found that only male mice fed dehydrated red tomatoes had reductions in tumor growth. Those fed diets with tangerine tomatoes, which have been shown to be higher in bioavailable lycopene in previous research, had fewer tumors than the control group, but the difference was not statistically significant.Cooperstone is currently researching tomato compounds that may impart other health benefits.Non-melanoma skin cancers are the most common of all cancers, with more new cases each year than other cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society.“Foods are not drugs, but they can possibly, over the lifetime of consumption, alter the development of certain diseases,” Cooperstone said.
Andy McCue returns to betting with Betsson AB June 22, 2020 Share Betsson sees strong prospects in disrupted Kenya June 19, 2020 Share Bookmaker Betsafe has announced that from the 2017/18 season, it will become the principal sponsor of back-to-back European rugby champions Saracens. Betsafe will also become the official betting partner of the Saracens and its branding will appear on the shirts and around the stadium of the European champions for the next three seasons.Nicola Fitton, Managing Director at Betsafe, said: “We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Saracens today. Saracens is a club that is defined by professionalism, desire and outstanding performance and these are values that we reflect every day at Betsafe.“We firmly believe that passion always overcomes the odds, and there is no passion like that of a Saracens fan or player. We are delighted to be part of the Saracens family and we look forward to supporting the club going forwards.”The deal marks the continued expansion of Betsafe into the world of sporting sponsorship, Saracens join the likes of Tony Bellew, Cage Warriors and Manchester City in being sponsored by the Swedish based betting firm.Saracens Chief Executive, Heath Harvey commented on Betsafe as Principal Sponsor: “We are delighted to welcome Betsafe as a sponsor of the club. They are a company with a proven track record of partnering elite sports teams in the UK and we look forward to a long and successful partnership.“We believe that we have partnered with a company who are extremely ambitious and have a drive and passion for innovation values that we can strongly resonate with at Saracens.” GLMS calls for increased vigilance regarding betting sponsorships July 23, 2020 Related Articles StumbleUpon Submit
Defending FA Cup champions New Edubiase United have been knocked out of the competition after losing 1-0 to Division One side Starke FC on Sunday in their outstanding round of 64 match at the Dunkwa Park.Despite Edubiase’s elimination, it was a dominant Sunday for the Premier League sides in the competition as six progressed to the third round with the exception of Wa All Stars and King Faisal.At the Accra Sports Stadium , Hearts needed a late Mahatma Otoo strike to beat BA Stars 1-0 to advance to the last 16 of the competition.King Faisal were shocked 1-0 at the Baba Yara Stadium by Tudu Mighty Jets. Berekum Chelsea beat Gomoa Feyenoord 3-2 and Aduana Stars thrashed Swedru All Blacks 3-0.Round of 64 – March, 10Starke FC 1-0 New Edubiase Round of 32 – Sunday, March, 10Aduana Stars 3-0 All BlacksTema Youth 4-0 Dynamo FCWa All Stars 0 4-5(pen) 0 Medeama SCToende FC 0 0-3(pen) 0 Gold Stars Hearts of Oak 1-0 BA StarsBerekum Chelsea 3-2 FeyenoordKing Faisal 0-1 Mighty JetsHeart of Lions 2-1 Sarmatex