Basketball roundup: ‘Jacks, Redwoods women pick up wins; Arcata boys, girls do the same

first_imgWomen’s college basketball: Humboldt 73 Cal Poly Pomona 70Alexia Thrower scored 25 points and hauled in 9 rebounds to lead the ‘Jacks women’s basketball team to its sixth-straight win, Thursday night on the road against CCAA conference opponent Cal Poly Pomona.Gabrielle Carbajal added 14 points and 6 boards in the win. Madeline Hatch, in her first start of the season after missing the majority of Humboldt’s games due to injury, contributed 9 points and 3 assists.Humboldt (7-1, 3-0) will face …last_img read more

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Delaware County Farm Bureau hosts Symphony on the Farm

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Tickets are now on sale for the Delaware County Farm Bureau’s “Benefit in the Barn, A Symphony on the Farm.” This celebration of agriculture and music happens Saturday, August 20, 2016 with all proceeds benefitting partners of the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. For the second year in a row, guests will enjoy a fun and unique concert along with dinner, Ohio beer, wine and spirits, and special surprises throughout the night.The event takes place on Hardscrabble Farms at 2514 Skinner Road, Delaware. The farm has been operated by the Skinner family for more than a century. Tickets include a picnic-style dinner compliments of All Occasions Catering beginning at 6 p.m. and music by the Central Ohio Symphony commencing at 7:30 p.m. and playing until dusk. Guests are encouraged bring a lawn chair for open seating in the barnyard. Tents will be erected to provide cover in the event of inclement weather.To purchase your tickets online, visit: BenefitInTheBarn.org. General admission is $30 per ticket and includes the concert and dinner. Farm Bureau members will receive a $5 discount per ticket when entering their Farm Bureau member number. A limited amount of tickets will be offered, so be sure to get your tickets early. For additional assistance regarding ticket purchases, please call the United Way of Delaware County at 614-436-8929. If you have questions about the event in general, please call the Delaware County Farm Bureau at 740-363-1613.Proceeds from the Benefit in the Barn will benefit the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. The members of the Hunger Alliance are committed to increasing access to fresh produce, food pantries, meals for the homebound, and nutrition education. To learn more visit www.DelawareCountyHunger.org.Those who cannot attend the Benefit in the Barn but would still like to support the Delaware County Hunger Alliance, can visit: https://www.liveuniteddelawarecounty.org/take-action/hungeralliance/empty-plate-campaign.The event would not be possible without the support of sponsors. Sponsors already committed to this year’s benefit include the Delaware County Foundation’s Robert Weiler Family Fund and Charles H. and Betty J. Sheets Fund, Delaware County Bank, First Citizens National Bank, POET, Trillium Farms, Wright Moore Law Office, and Farm Credit Mid America.last_img read more

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Illinois Dicamba Rule Change

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Emily UnglesbeeDTN Staff ReporterROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has agreed to move its cutoff date for over-the-top dicamba applications from June 30 to July 15 — but only for June-planted soybean fields.“Anyone who planted before June 1 will remain subject to the original planting date plus 45 days after dicamba application, while anyone who planted after the June 1 deadline will be required to adhere to the extended July 15 cutoff date,” the agency said in a news release.The decision is in response to the unusually late planting season that Illinois and much of the Midwest has experienced, said IDOA Director John Sullivan.“We are in an extraordinary planting situation right now with extreme wet weather conditions,” Sullivan told DTN. “So over the course of the last 30 days, we have heard from a number of individuals — farmers, seed companies, ag retailers and others — that are very concerned that because of late planting, farmers would not have the ability to use effective weed-control products on dicamba-tolerant beans and — from a retailer standpoint — that there is product that they had planned on selling that wasn’t going to be sold.”All the other restrictions the IDOA originally issued in February via a Section 24(c) Special Local Needs label remain in effect, Sullivan stressed. That includes no spraying when the wind is blowing toward residential areas, checking a sensitive crop registry before application, and maintaining a downwind buffer for fields adjoining any Illinois Nature Preserves Commission site.The IDOA had originally landed on a June 30 cutoff date for four dicamba herbicides: XtendiMax, Engenia, FeXapan and Tavium, which are registered for use on Xtend soybeans and cotton. The cutoff date superseded the federal labels, which only ban spraying 45 days after planting or after the R1 growth stage (V4 growth stage for Tavium).Illinois was among the states dealing with a record number of dicamba injury complaints for the past two years: IDOA fielded 246 complaints in 2017 and 330 in 2018. See the DTN story on the original cutoff date enaction here: https://www.dtnpf.com/….A number of other states have faced pressure to move their dicamba cutoff dates this spring, particularly from one dicamba registrant — Bayer.The company has been actively lobbying Minnesota state officials to extend or drop the state’s June 20 cutoff date entirely, said Joshua Stamper, director of MDA’s Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division. The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association also petitioned the MDA to request that it move the cutoff date to June 27 for farmers in counties where less than 50% of soybean planting was complete by June 10. See that letter here: https://twitter.com/….Likewise, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture has been under similar pressure from Bayer to move its June 30 cutoff date, Tom Gere, assistant director of the department’s Agricultural Services Division, told DTN last week at a state regulator meeting.For now, both Minnesota and South Dakota are holding firm. “We are keeping the cutoff date the same, June 30,” South Dakota’s Gere told DTN in an email Tuesday.Stamper said Minnesota will also keep its June 20 cutoff date, which he believes may have helped drop dicamba complaints significantly in the state last year.“Nothing good comes from auxin herbicide use late in the season,” he said. “When we had our really bad year in 2017 — which was the driver for our cutoff date — and we did our analysis of complaints, more than three-quarters were coming from dicamba applications made after June 20.”The MDA released this statement on the topic Tuesday: https://content.govdelivery.com/…Some in Illinois are concerned that extending the dicamba spray season into July this year will set the state up for another year of the high dicamba injury complaints.The IDOA met last week to discuss moving the cutoff date with a number of farm groups, including the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association (IFCA), which sent out a news release stating that it had lobbied to keep the June 30 cutoff date.“At the meeting, we discussed how the reasons for having a June 30 cutoff still remain, namely: 1) to reduce the number of complaints; 2) to further protect sensitive crops and areas, especially trees, orchards, etc. from dicamba exposure; and 3) to be proactive and address the concerns of sensitive crop growers, citizens and environmental groups over the dramatic increase in off-target dicamba symptoms in Illinois,” the IFCA wrote. “All of these concerns remain and must continue to be addressed to preserve the use of dicamba not just in soybean, but in other crops.”The IFCA is urging Illinois applicators to approach the dicamba spray extension with caution.“Just because the cutoff date has been extended to July 15 is not a green light to apply this product in July,” the IFCA wrote. “Many soybeans are still sensitive to dicamba and those growers are equally under duress this year to produce a successful crop.”See the IDOA’s announcement of the cutoff extension here: https://ifca.com/…Emily Unglesbee can be reached at [email protected] her on Twitter @Emily_Unglesbee(AG)© Copyright 2019 DTN/The Progressive Farmer. 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The Java Ecosystem [Infographic]

first_imgIT + Project Management: A Love Affair Cognitive Automation is the Immediate Future of… Tags:#Analysis#enterprise#news Related Posts Java is binding IBM and Oracle more closely than ever before and are forming the core for a new Java oligarchy that also includes Red Hat and other providers.Forrester Research issued a report today called “The Future of Java,” that includes an infographic that provides context for the Java ecosystem. It shows how a few companies will control Java’s direction and by extension, its rate of innovation. 3 Areas of Your Business that Need Tech Now Massive Non-Desk Workforce is an Opportunity fo… The infographic shows the deep relationships that companies have due to Java’s maturity in the market. Oracle has created a new structure for Java and its effects are being widely felt. For example, Google has ties to Java. Its use of the programming language in its Android operating system is now the subject of an Oracle lawsuit.Closer to the center we see SAP and the Apache Foundation. SAP and Oracle have deep disputes but Java requires the two to work together.The Apache Foundation recently gave up its seat on the Java Community Process Executive Committee. Apache objects to Oracle’s licensing practices around the Test Compatibility Kit.This is an infographic to keep handy when following the unfolding story about the future of Java. It’s evident of a new order and how much Java has changed since Oracle acquired the rights to it after buying Sun Microsytems.(Image courtesy of Forrester Research) alex williamslast_img read more

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James Clear: The Powerful Story Behind One Of The Best Books On Habits – Episode #128

first_imgPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:06 — 47.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIt’s a bit presumptuous to claim a book is one of the best books on habits that exist. There are lots of great books on the subject out there, including Charles Duhigg’s seminal work, “The Power of Habit.” But Anthony is not shy about saying that his guest, James Clear has penned exactly that.James and Anthony share a common story: a debilitating brain injury that forced them to discover a new way of living. For James, his recovery took him to a new understanding of habits and the power of stacking simple, easy habits one on top of the other to create momentum and change. Bear that in mind, these are lessons James learned for himself rather than just information he consumed and regurgitated from the research of others.Maybe it’s not so presumptuous to say James’ work is one of the best books on habits. After all, he’s lived the story that has made it possible. Listen to hear his story, learn about the aggregation of habits, and how he recommends you apply what he’s learned to your own [email protected] describes the powerful story behind one of the best books on #habits, his own. It’s on this episode of #InTheArena with Anthony @Iannarino. #salesClick To TweetOne Of The Best Books On Habits Was Penned Because of a Tragic CircumstanceAs is the case with many of the significant things that are created in this world, James Clear’s book, “Atomic Habits” was birthed in the forge of suffering. A freak baseball accident put James in a desperate place, fighting to recover from brain damage.His journey out of that debilitating place led him to the realization that small, simple habits can be stacked one on top of the other to bring about incremental but powerful change.This is not a conversation with a theorist. James knows what he’s talking about – not only because he’s researched the topic, but because he’s lived it. Be sure you listen to hear his incredible story.Why Systems Trump Goals Every TimeAnthony is the first to say that goals are important. But with the help of James’ book (and other resources) he’s come to see that they are not the most important thing. As James explains, goals are important because we have to know where we are headed but to focus on the destination to the exclusion of the actions that get us there is folly.James encourages those who are trying to accomplish goals to focus instead on building systems into their lives that naturally lead to the desired outcome or goal. That puts the focus where it rightly belongs – on doing rather than hoping.This conversation clarifies so many things when it comes to building habits – and it flows directly out of James’ book on the subject. Be sure you listen.Listen to learn why #systems trump #goals every time. @JamesClear speaks about the power of #habit on this episode of #InTheArena with Anthony @Iannarino. #salesClick To TweetTransform Your Life By Casting Votes For Your Identity Every DayHabits are not formed by self-discipline or self-control alone. They have to be birthed from a deeper, more fundamental place. James Clear insists that if you don’t have a sense of identity tied to a habit, it will fall by the wayside sooner rather than later.For example, going to the gym for 5 minutes a day provides the basis for the reality that you are a person who goes to the gym. That’s the first baby step toward being the kind of person who makes use of the gym in productive ways. It’s an identity issue that you can take control of and master.In this conversation, James shares a handful of other examples to help you get your mind around why identity is foundational to establishing good habits.Get Rid of the Cues That Prompt Bad Habits and You Get Rid of the HabitsCase in point: If you want to cut back on a habit of stopping into Dairy Queen for a soft-serve cone on your way home from work, you don’t do it through a daily study of the DQ menu so you are clear about what you need to avoid. You do it by avoiding Dairy Queen altogether.That may mean you establish new driving patterns so you don’t pass by it on your way home from work. It could mean, avoiding looking in the direction of the store as you pass it.James Clear refers to the circumstances that set us up for indulging in a bad habit as “cues” – and in this conversation, he explains the simple but powerful ways we can be proactive about eliminating the cues for the sake of eventually removing the habits they fuel.Don’t miss this conversation. If you have habits to build into or remove from your life, James’ practical approach and clear guidance will be helpful.Get rid of the cues that prompt bad #habits and you get rid of the habits. @JamesClear speaks about the power of #habit on this episode of #InTheArena with Anthony @Iannarino. #salesClick To TweetOutline of this great episode How James Clear got started blogging and where it’s lead him How a traumatic brain injury pushed James to learn habits, the topic of his book The concept of aggregating marginal gains and how James has leveraged it Why you need to know what you want, and the power of systems over goals Who you want to be is the starting point for every step of growth The difference between James’ approach and Charles Duhigg’s approach How expectations fuel life more than reactions Why it’s so hard to start a new habit Removing habits by getting rid of cues that prompt the habit James’ most difficult habits to begin The story of breaking bad habits and how James did itResources & Links mentioned in this episodeJames Clear – http://JamesClear.comJames’ book: Atomic Habits – http://a.co/d/4NyN3GPSPONSOR: Mailtag: https://Mailtag.ioThe Lindy Effect : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindy_effectThe aggregation of marginal gains : https://jamesclear.com/marginal-gainsSimon Sinek : https://startwithwhy.com/Florence Foster Jenkins : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Foster_JenkinsEdward Thorndike : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_ThorndikeB.F. Skinner : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._F._SkinnerKen Wilber’s integral theory : http://www.kenwilber.com/Writings/PDF/IntroductiontotheIntegralApproach_GENERAL_2005_NN.pdfBOOK: The Hope Circuit : http://a.co/d/8mEthpRTony Robbins’ 6 Human Needs : https://www.tonyrobbins.com/mind-meaning/do-you-need-to-feel-significant/The theme song “Into the Arena” is written and produced by Chris Sernel. You can find it on SoundcloudConnect with AnthonyWebsite: www.TheSalesBlog.comYoutube: www.Youtube.com/IannarinoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/iannarinoTwitter: https://twitter.com/iannarinoGoogle Plus: https://plus.google.com/+SAnthonyIannarinoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iannarinoAudio Production and Show notes byPODCAST FAST TRACKhttps://www.podcastfasttrack.com Essential Reading! Get my 3rd book: Eat Their Lunch “The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are already being serviced by your competition.” Buy Now Tweets you can use to share this episodeOne of the best books on #Qhabits was penned because of a tragic circumstance. Hear the incredible story of @JamesClear on this episode of #InTheArena, with Anthony @Iannarino. #salesClick To TweetTransform your life by casting votes for your #identity every day. @JamesClear speaks about the power of #habit on this episode of #InTheArena with Anthony @Iannarino. #salesClick To TweetSubscribe toIn the ArenaApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsAndroidby EmailRSSOr subscribe with your favorite app by using the address belowlast_img read more

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