Water needs | Columns | atchisonglobenow.com

I was really hoping to get through the growing season without watching for soil water deficiencies. Unfortunately, it is summer in Kansas and that is not possible. The two Kansas Mesonet soil moisture monitoring sites in the Meadowlark Extension District show declining soil moisture levels. With the weather forecast as it looks today, this trend is likely to continue. How much water does a corn or soybean crop need before maturity? Corn at the start of the bump requires five inches of water to reach maturity. The soybeans will need…

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Game & Fish Building is Fair Ready – Austin Daily Herald

The Game & Fish Building is ready for the 2021 Mower County Fair. Exhibitors include the Izaak Walton League – Austin Chapter 10, Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District, Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, Mower County Habitat and Pheasants Forever, and the National Wild Turkey Federation – Cedar River Longbeards Chapter. On the first day of the fair, Tuesday, the Waterville Fisheries Division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will fill the fish displays with fish from the area. The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center will be giving…

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Pulse wins Best Audience Engagement at WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards

Pulse (Pulse.afrique), Africa’s leading innovative media company was declared the winner in the Best Audience Engagement category at PALE–IFRA African Digital Media Awards 2021 for an entry highlighting the delivery of innovative content for TikTok in its various markets. The award reiterates Pulse’s innovative work in testing and delivering new content formats based on feedback from its vast audience in 4 African markets in Nigeria (https://bit.ly/3fHKRB6), Ghanaian (https://bit.ly/3jA11xD), Kenya (https://bit.ly/3Atg4Qi) and Senegal (https://bit.ly/3ApEaeP). PALE–IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Editors, created the annual Digital Media Africa Awards to…

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France and the United States commit means to fight fires in Greece

As forest fires continue to spread across Europe, Greece is experiencing its worst wildfire season in three decades. Following the spread of more than 400 forest fires since Saturday, August 7, France and the United States have pledged to send aerial means to fight the fires in the country. Canadair and Boeing planes deployed On Saturday August 7, the Twitter account of French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: “France supports Greece, which is suffering greatly from catastrophic fires. After discussion with the [Greek] Prime Minister, 3 Canadairs and 80 French firefighters…

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Perfect weather conditions help repair rough roads | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo of Martha Rogus Pictured is part of Peterson Hill Road off Route 957 in Freehold Township. The dry weather helped the teams improve the condition of the road. Located in the townships of Sugar Grove and Freehold, is Peterson Hill Road, off Route 957. It is an unpaved road where several residents live and enjoy majestic views over the valley and hills. This area is an Amish farm and country where sheep and cattle roam and gardens flourish. In other words, it is a typical and quiet cantonal road.…

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