The HAT Soil Health Podcast- Selecting and Establishing Fall Cover Crops…

first_img The HAT Soil Health Podcast- Selecting and Establishing Fall Cover Crops on Vegetable Farms Facebook Twitter Winter rye is a traditional cover crop for many Indiana vegetable growers because it does a good job of protecting soils from erosion over the winter, and can tolerate being planted late in the fall. Growers experienced with cover crops make use of a wider variety, and often in mixtures. Planning a rotation of cover crops, vegetables, and possibly field crops, involves integrating information about nutrient needs of cash and cover crops, insect and disease susceptibility, timing of weed seed germination and production, and cover and cash crop planting and termination or harvest dates and methods.Chuck Mohler, a vegetable grower in northern Indiana, and conservation agronomist Joe Rorick join Eric Pfeiffer to discuss the process of choosing cover crops for specific vegetable rotations on a particular farm, and provide tips on preparing the soil and seeding methods for a solid healthy cover crop stand.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Podcast (wirepodcastshat-rss): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS By Eric Pfeiffer – Jan 18, 2021 SHARE Facebook Twitter Home HAT Soil Health Podcast The HAT Soil Health Podcast- Selecting and Establishing Fall Cover Crops on… SHARE Previous articleFarm Bureau Establishes 2021 Policies on the HAT Monday PodcastNext articleDrought Conditions Slowly Improving in South America Eric Pfeifferlast_img read more

Enforced online repentance, Iran’s new method of repression

first_imgPreviously, the journalist and blogger Mohammad Moeini took his leave on Twitter on 18 May with this tweet: “You are reading my last tweet. I am abandoning this corner of cyberspace to the horde of mercenaries who decorate your oppression. I either write whatever I want or I don’t write.” May 10, 2021 Find out more IranMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesOnline freedoms WomenInternetViolence Proposed Iranian law would ban US, British journalists and media This crackdown on journalists and social media users shows that the Islamic Republic does not even tolerate the social media use it has already restricted by means of blocking and close surveillance. June 11, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information News The next day, environmental journalist Mojgan Jamshidi tweeted: “Because I live in this country (…)  if my tweets or retweets expressed reservations about the environmental court’s verdict, I am correcting that now. I respect the court’s decision.” Organisation Receive email alerts Two journalists have been forced to tweet apologies for previous tweets criticizing the arrest and trial of eight ecologists, members of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, who were given sentences ranging from four to ten years in prison on charges of spying and “activities against national security.” News IranMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesOnline freedoms WomenInternetViolence Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election A statement issued by 300 Iranian intellectuals on 22 June protested against the climate of intimidation, harassment, arrest and censorship to which they are subjected and its negative effects on freedom of expression and culture and Iran.center_img “Being forced to repent online is a continuation of the old method of forcing prisoners to say sorry and confess,” said Reza Moini, the head of RSF’s Iran-Afghanistan desk. “Such harassment is a serious violation of Iranians’ fundamental rights, in particular, the right to free speech and the freedom to inform. The Iranian government must respect its obligations with regard to international standards, especially the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which Iran has signed.” RSF_en Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to discover that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are threatening and pressuring journalists in order to get them to post apologies online for their past posts and thereafter to stop posting. to go further June 25, 2020 Enforced online repentance, Iran’s new method of repression On 13 June, Leila Margan, a journalist with the Shargh daily newspaper, tweeted: “Given that the court, as the final authority for espionage crimes, has approved the verdict of the judicial authorities in the Persian Heritage case, I will not tweet on this subject in the future and I regret my former tweets.” News Iran is ranked 173rd out of 180 countries and territories in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. It’s not just journalists who are receiving such pressure from the Intelligence Service Organization of the Revolutionary Guards. Several writers and performers have posted similar announcements on their social media pages. Several journalists, human rights activists, writers and performers have posted apologies on their Twitter, Instagram or Facebook accounts for previously posted content or opinions. RSF has learned that these online expressions of “repentance” are the result of being summoned by Revolutionary Guard intelligence officers or being threatened with arrest. News June 9, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Iranlast_img read more

Derry hotel bomb hoax “moronic” – Ramsay

first_img WhatsApp WhatsApp By News Highland – August 8, 2010 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Previous articleHSE responds after thousands march in LetterkennyNext articleNo serious injuries in helicopter crash at City of Derry Airport News Highland Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota SDLP Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey has said a hoax bomb alert during a wedding reception at the Belfry Hotel in the Drumahoe area of Derry on Saturday night caused absolute chaos and angst for both guests and staff.Mr Ramsey saays it was a terrifying and unpleasant experience, not only for the young couple celebrating their wedding, but for their guests and those working in the hotel.He said at a time when most people in Derry are are trying to promote tourism and draw people into the city, such moronic attacks are totally unwelcome and must be curtailed. Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme center_img Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Derry hotel bomb hoax “moronic” – Ramsay Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also News Google+ Facebooklast_img read more

New Online Appointment System Launched For County DMVs

first_imgWNY News Now Image.MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County DMV has launched an online system for booking appointments.County Clerk Larry Barmore says appointment blocks are set at 15 minute and 30 minute intervals depending upon the transaction type.He says customers should arrive 15 minutes before their appointment and will need to wear a mask and practice social distancing.“Any transactions not listed, such as registration renewals, are to be done by drop box or U.S. Mail as these transactions are not time sensitive,” explained Barmore. “Automobile dealer transactions should be placed in the drop box.” The Clerk says dropbox transactions will be processed in a timely fashion.To register for an appointment click here.Barmore says DMV offices will be open from 8:30 am thru 4:30 pm until further notice. Locations are currently closed as staff work to catch-up on backlogged work. The three county locations are expected to reopen next Monday.Additionally, at this time, only Chautauqua County residents will be processed at county DMV offices. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more