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Take advantage of the good weather and water the trees and shrubs

The good weather expected throughout the weekend will be the perfect opportunity to check your trees and shrubs to see if they need watering. “Because we haven’t had a lot of natural rainfall, it’s really important to make sure the roots are moist before winter, especially newly planted trees and shrubs,” said John Fech of […]

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Phoenix, other western cities, to remove decorative grass

Thirty water agencies that supply cities in the western United States pledge to pull lots of decorative grass to conserve water. PHOENIX — Editor’s note: The video above was shown on a previous broadcast. A group of 30 agencies that supply water to homes and businesses in the western United States has pledged to pull […]

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Sacramento gas station fuel leak leads to contaminated soil and groundwater

On Friday, Sacramento County officials said two fuel tanks at a Sacramento gas station leaked gasoline into the ground and groundwater, though the risk to the general public is “very low “. the leak occurred with two underground fuel tanks at the Bonfare Market and Gas Station, located at 2600 Rio Linda Boulevard. A third […]

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Wayne SWCD celebrates his birthday and his conservation efforts

The Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) celebrated 75 years of assisting area landowners in their conservation efforts at the annual meeting and election of supervisors held in November at The Connection in Wooster with 115 guests present. Founded in 1947, countless landowners, farmers, businesses, agencies and citizens have benefited from the guidance, direction […]

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Travel-weary Saudi superfan awaits World Cup at home

JEDDAH: For the past two decades, Bader Turkistani has criss-crossed the world cheering on the Saudi national football team, rousing crowds in poetic chants that have made him a social media star. This year’s World Cup in neighboring Qatar, by contrast, looks like a home game: Doha is just a two-hour flight from its base […]

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Veovo and OneAlpha partner to optimize airport slots, capacity and resources

Veovo has formed a global strategic partnership with OneAlpha, an airport slot management and capacity planning company, giving operators the ability to streamline the slot approval process while maximizing capacity and resource utilization runways, aprons and terminals. Integrating OneAlpha’s tools with Veovo’s Airport Operational Database (AODB) and Resource Management System (RMS) removes system and communication […]

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California joins movement to phase out mercury lamps

In the United States, phase-outs of fluorescent lamps are gaining momentum. In September 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 2208. Written by Ash Kalra and Senator Josh Becker, AB 2208 will ban sales of compact fluorescent light bulbs containing mercury in 2024 and ban sales of lamps linear and pin-type compact fluorescent […]

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Epping NH Burley Farms conservation land expansion planned with 130 acres

EPPING — The Southeast New Hampshire Land Trust is looking to significantly expand its Epping-based business Conservation property of Burley Farms with the potential addition of nearly 130 acres. The land trust is currently engaged in acquiring, retaining and managing the “Mathes property”, which adjoins Burley Farms and runs alongside scenic wilderness River Lamprey at […]

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Informa Markets, BolognaFiere Group and the Professional Beauty Association Enter Historic Partnership, Creating Largest Portfolio of Beauty Products in North America

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Cosmoprof North America Organizers Join Premiere Beauty Group to Bring Collective Expertise to a Growing Portfolio of U.S. Beauty Salons MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Informa Markets, BolognaFiere Group and PBA – Professional Beauty Association today announced […]

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Tennessee school resource officer arrests delivery driver with suspected fentanyl and loaded gun on campus

A resource officer at a Tennessee school arrested a truck driver who delivered supplies to schools with illegal narcotics and a loaded gun last week, authorities said. Sewanee Elementary School Resource Manager Josh Alexander was greeting students in the building Thursday morning when he smelled the smell of marijuana coming from a truck delivering produce […]

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Davis: Planting trees in the fall is best | Way of life

If you’re looking to plant trees or shrubs, fall is definitely our best time to plant. When planted in the fall, trees and shrubs have the most time possible to establish themselves before our typically hot, dry summers. Research trials and worlds of experience have proven this time and time again. So while you can […]

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New OSU Extension website provides solutions for garden pests and diseases

A new website from the Oregon State University Extension Service provides a wealth of science-based solutions for garden pests, weeds, and disease problems in one easy-to-navigate place. The project was spearheaded by Weston Miller, an OSU Extension community horticulturist who got the ball rolling six years ago when collaborators expressed interest and provided funding for […]

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Dalhousie veteran remembered for fight for Merchant Navy recognition

When Aurelle Ferlatte returned to New Brunswick after fighting in the Second World War, more than 1,600 of her fellow Canadian merchant mariners had died at sea. But it will be more than 50 years before their sacrifice and service are fully recognized. When the Merchant Navy returned, they did not have official veteran status […]

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Adams Natural Resources Fund declares the end of the year

BALTIMORE, Nov. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Adams Natural Resources Fund, Inc. (NYSE: PEO) today declared a year-end distribution of $1.33 per share. The Fund’s total distributions for 2022 will be $1.63, including distributions totaling $0.30 per share made prior to today’s announcement. The annual payout rate represented by these distributions is 8.1%. The year-end […]

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Struggling with poor returns? Check your soil

The pH of your soil is one of the most important factors in determining its fertility. [Phares Mutembei, Standard] A good harvest starts with the soil. However, farmers are often unaware of the importance of proper soil preparation on overall crop performance. No crop will grow well without healthy, fertile soil. It’s like expecting a […]

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Orange County NC Local Unopposed, 2022 State Ballot Winners

Orange County voters cast ballots for several local, state, and federal races in the general election. Drew Martin [email protected] Voters in Orange County elected a number of state and federal candidates on Tuesday, but most local offices were filled in the May 17 primary. The heavily Democratic county rarely fields candidates from other parties for […]

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8 billion humans and dwindling resources

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Are eight billion humans too many for planet Earth? As we reach that milestone on November 15, most experts say the biggest problem is the overconsumption of resources by wealthier residents. “Eight billion people is a milestone for humanity,” said UN Population Fund director Natalia Kanem, hailing an increase […]

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Farm, garden and outdoor calendar published on November 5, 2022

Nov. 5 – Farm Transfer Planning Mini-Workshop: Dec. 3, 8-11:30 a.m., Willmar Education and Arts Center Rehearsal Room, Willmar. For ages 25 and up, $75 per farm owner, with instructors Samantha Nelson, David Nelson and Mark Santelman. Join Willmar Community Education at tce.me/i772Gc . The workshop is for current farm owners who are preparing to […]

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Here’s how ‘xeriscaping’ your garden can help you save water and money

So far, the year of water in Northern California is off to a promising start. Earlier this week, parts of the Sierra picked up 12″ to 18″ of snow while rain from the valley helped cushion the ground. More rain and snow are expected over the next week, but after three straight years of drought, […]

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Jimmy Rollins, David Akers and Phil Martelli among 2022 Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame inductees

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame expanded its roster on Thursday when late Philadelphia legends Jimmy Rollins, David Akers and Phil Martelli headlined 16 new Blue Horizon inductees. Rollins, four-time Golden Glove winnerthree-time All-Star, former National League MVP in 2007 and World Series champion, finished as the Phillies franchise leader in hits, bats and doubles […]

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Wilmington wants to ‘borrow’ start-up resources

Editor’s note: Jim R. Roberts is the founder of the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington and the WALE Angel Network. Prior to being the founding Executive Director of the UNCW CIE Incubator, Jim also worked for the Durham-based Center for Nanobiotechnology Innovation (COIN), funded by the NC Biotechnology Center. Jim also started entrepreneur support organizations […]

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New UTSA Research Informs SAWS Discussion of Tiered Pricing System | UTSA today | UTSA

Figure 1 shows summer-winter differences in average gallons of water per day, census tracts, Bexar County, Texas, 2009-2016. Courtesy of San Antonio Water System. “Our conclusion was that one strategy to try to reduce demand and promote conservation that would hopefully lead to a reduction in the overall cost of water is to put in […]

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National Association of Realtors: What Types of Properties

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The 1031 exchange is an effective tool for real estate investors and homeowners to exchange one property for another while deferring federal capital gains tax that would otherwise be due if the property were sold. As long as an investor holds the traded property as an investment […]