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Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July…

first_img Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July 13 Purdue Center for Commercial Ag Hosting Corn, Soybean Outlook Webinar July 13 SHARE Previous articleIndiana Livestock Streamer Finds Ways Around Pandemic Cancellations on the HAT Wednesday Morning EditionNext articleIndiana Farm Bureau on Track to Deliver Health Benefits Plans in 2021 Purdue University News Service Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free 2020 Corn and Soybean Outlook webinar at 12:30 p.m. EDT Monday (July 13).The webinar will provide participants with an updated agricultural outlook featuring information from the United States Department of Agriculture’s July release of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). The webinar also will feature updated profitability estimates for corn and soybeans.“The USDA released its Acreage report at the end of June, and the July WASDE report provides USDA’s first supply and demand estimates that incorporate its surprisingly small corn- and soybean-planted acreage estimates,” said James Mintert, professor and director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture at Purdue. “We’ll take a close look at the July corn and soybean balance sheet estimates from USDA, as well as updated crop condition information to provide some insight into marketing and management decisions.”Michael Langemeier, professor and associate director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture, will join Mintert on the webinar. Registration is free on the Center for Commercial Agriculture’s website. Participants will receive a confirmation email upon registration with a link to view the webinar live at its scheduled time. Those unable to join live can register to receive a follow-up email after the webinar to download the slides and view the recording.Learn more and register at https://purdue.ag/webinar071320. By Purdue University News Service – Jul 8, 2020 SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Journalists get death threats after denouncing Turkish border smuggling

first_imgNews RSF_en Russian peacekeepers deny foreign reporters access to Nagorno-Karabakh Follow the news on Azerbaijan AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia September 5, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalists get death threats after denouncing Turkish border smuggling News June 8, 2021 Find out more Organisation RSF calls for a fully transparent investigation after mine kills two journalists in Azerbaijan to go furthercenter_img AzerbaijanEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts June 4, 2021 Find out more News “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says News Reporters Without Borders expressed concern today at death threats received by journalists on the Azerbaijani opposition daily Khurriyet, notably its editor Aydyn Guliyev, after the paper ran an article accusing a senior customs official of involvement in a petrol-smuggling racket.”These threats must be taken seriously, since the editor’s appeal to the authorities for physical protection has gone unanswered,” said the organisation’s secretary-general Robert Ménard in a letter to interior minister Ramil Usubov. “We support his request and urge you to do everything possible to ensure the safety of the paper’s journalists.People who said they were friends of Mudariz Panakhov, the customs chief in Sadarak, on the border with Turkey, reportedly made death threats against Guliyev and other journalists on the paper, saying they blow up its offices if any more articles appeared. The paper had printed an article headed “Sadarak customs and the millions” on 30 August, reporting a $7 million annual petrol smuggling racket. Mystery vehicles crashed into the editor’s car on 3 September. Help by sharing this information April 9, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Mohamed Al-Shaibani attacked

first_img Help by sharing this information News Mohamed Al-Shaibani was distributing copies of the independent daily Al-Oula in the Sanaa neighbourhood of Naqim when he was physically attacked by government supporters, who accused the newspaper of stirring up unrest. RSF_en center_img Organisation April 10, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Mohamed Al-Shaibani attackedlast_img read more

The Rise of Unconventional Loans

first_imgSign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago loans mortgage Sales 2019-08-21 Seth Welborn Previous: Mortgage Debt on the Rise, Volume of Mortgages Falling Next: Ask the Economist: Millennial Demand and Affordability Issues August 21, 2019 1,383 Views Tagged with: loans mortgage Sales Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to get credit as strict lending requirements put in place following the financial crisis are beginning to erode, according to the Wall Street Journal.WSJ states that risky lending is making a return, as subprime and Alt-A mortgages are rebranded into non-qualified loans. Borrowers took out a record number of these loans in 2018, at $45 billion, the most in a decade, and are likely to take out more in 2019. Proponents state that mortgages became too hard to get post-2008, and unconventional loans, such as non-QM loans, could open the housing market to sound borrowers who had been shut out of it. “There are some weakening standards and weakening practices,” said Eric Kaplan, Director of the Housing Finance Program at the Milken Institute on Wall Street Journal. “It doesn’t rise to the same level yet, to my knowledge, of some of the things taking place just prior to the crisis. But we have to be vigilant.”Nonbank lenders are largely the ones extending non-traditional loans, but big banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse Group AG and Citigroup Inc. have recently been arranging mortgage bonds backed by unconventional loans.Big banks’ mortgage arms are still avoiding riskier borrowers, leaving them to nonbank lenders. Despite the rise in unconventional loans, the market for unconventional home loans is still smallcompared with the rest of the mortgage market, as well as its precrisis past, when unconventional borrowing peaked at more than $1 trillion. “Still, the increase in unconventional loans shows that lenders are looking farther afield for customers,” WSJ’s Ben Eisen states. “As the U.S. economic expansion ages and home prices rise faster than incomes for most Americans, the mortgage industry is finding that there is a limited number of cream-of-the-crop borrowers.” About Author: Seth Welborn  Print This Post The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Investment, Market Studies, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Rise of Unconventional Loans Home / Daily Dose / The Rise of Unconventional Loans Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Share Save Subscribelast_img read more

New NI laws allow woman missing in Donegal to be declared dead

first_img Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire A new law which allows a missing person to be declared dead  has been used for the first time by the family of a County Tyrone doctor who went missing in County Donegal in January 2009.Until 2009, the family of a missing person would have to wait seven years for such a declaration.Dr Deirdre Donnelly’s car was found at Kinnego Beach. Notes to her three children were found in the nearby family holiday home.The High Court in Belfast was told that Dr Donnelly had suffered from depression.Mr Justice Deeny ruled that it was proved to the court’s satisfaction that Dr Donnelly entered the sea on 11 January 2009 between 9am and 11am and subsequently drowned. Newsx Adverts 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Facebook Facebook By News Highland – February 9, 2012 WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleTwin Towns pool will help realise regional sports centre ambition – Mc GonagleNext articleSenator O’Domhnaill accuses Government of favouring private ‘D4’ schools News Highland Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th New NI laws allow woman missing in Donegal to be declared dead Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

220 people diagnosed with Covid-19 in NI

first_img By News Highland – September 23, 2020 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleWainfest 2020 programme launchedNext articleIncidence rate of Covid-19 in Donegal now second highest in Ireland News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter The second highest number of daily COVID-19 cases has been recorded today in the North.220 people have been diagnosed with the virus and there have been no further deaths, according to its Department of Health.The total number of deaths in Northern Ireland from coronavirus is 577. Pinterest Google+ Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Twittercenter_img 220 people diagnosed with Covid-19 in NI Facebook Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApplast_img read more

Pike County Board of Education holds meeting

first_img The board also approved the request to pursue the creation of a new dual enrollment, Associate of Science Degree, Academy Program in cooperation with Troy University. The New program title will be Industrial Arts and Design.In personnel action, the board:•Approved catastrophic leave for Lisa Rodgers, retroactive to October 12, 2020. Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 9:58 pm Monday, November 16, 2020 •Approved request to employ Shavon Blackmon, bus driver, retroactive to November 3, 2020.•Approved volunteer status for Jacob Sanders, strength and conditioning, Goshen High School.•Approved volunteer status for Carrie Lewis, STEM classes.x Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Swap, banquet cap off Farm-City Week activities The annual Farm City Job Swap is one of the most popular events for the award-winning Pike County Chamber of… read more The Pike County Board of Education met Monday night.New business before the board included the awarding of the bid for multi-process welders to Wesco Gas. The board approved the request to change the Medical Assisting Technology Certificate Program to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting Technology. Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Skip Book Nook to reopencenter_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits •Approved waiver of 4.5 sick leave days to Robin Schuster for an on-the-job injury.•Approved supplemental pay for Deidra Smith, assistant girls’ basketball coach at Pike County High School.•Approved request of Catherine Daniel, KHP tutor for the Exercise and Health Academy, retroactive October 14, 2020.•Approved request to employ Misty Wambles, bus driver, retroactive to November 3, 2020. Print Article By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Pike County Board of Education holds meetinglast_img read more

National parks face overflowing trash, toilets in second week of shutdown

first_imgkellyvandellen/iStock(NEW YORK) — As the government shutdown extends into the new year, public lands and national parks are struggling to handle the trash, waste and other damage from visitors without staff to manage the situation.The dozens of open-air national parks are remaining open during the government shutdown but with minimal staff to carry out basic operations, park rangers to provide safety information, and even limited emergency services like plowing roads and search and rescue in some cases.As visitors spend time on public lands during the shutdown, trash and human waste has been piling up and parks advocates say they’re concerned visitors could hurt the environment or put themselves at risk if they disregard rules the rangers would normally enforce.John Garder, senior director of budget and appropriations at the National Parks Conservation Association, told ABC News that when park rangers aren’t available to give basic safety information, visitors are less likely to be prepared.Some roads for instance, were impassible at Canyonlands National Park in Utah, the parks service said in a message:Due to heavy snowfall on 12/31/2018, the park road is closed at the visitor center. It is unknown when the road will open. Access to the park will not occur until conditions improve or the National Park Service receives funding to maintain the roads.— CanyonlandsNPS (@CanyonlandsNPS) December 31, 2018A similar situation unfolded at Arches National Park.NOTICE: The park is receiving heavy snowfall and it has become necessary to close the park road at the visitor center due to unsafe conditions. Because of the lapse of funding the National Park Service is unable to provide services, including plowing of roads.— Arches National Park (@ArchesNPS) December 31, 2018“We’re deeply concerned about the threat to park resources and to visitor safety with this park closure situation,” Garder said in a phone interview Monday.Garder said the NPCA is monitoring the situation and seeing trends that visitors in the parks are disregarding rules about keeping dogs on leashes, prohibitions on drones and restrictions on where to camp, all of which can harm or disrupt the natural environment or wildlife in the area.During the shutdown last January, a poacher killed a pregnant elk in Zion National Park and visitors were cited in Yellowstone for driving snowmobiles too close to Old Faithful.Volunteers and nonprofit groups like Friends of Joshua Tree National Park are stepping in to help but can’t make up for everything that would normally be done.The superintendent at Joshua Tree, David Smith, thanked the volunteers on Monday but said they have to close some of the campgrounds because the toilets, which don’t have plumbing or a septic system, are too full.Campgrounds in the park will be closed effective noon Wednesday, January 2nd. The park is being forced to take this action for health and safety concerns as vault toilets reach capacity. Indian Cove and Black Rock campgrounds will be open for day-use only, sunrise to sunset.— Joshua Tree NPS (@JoshuaTreeNPS) December 31, 2018Other parks have also said they will have to close areas or limit access to ensure visitor safety. Some even reminded visitors that excess trash or food can attract bears.There’s been at least one reported incident of an injury in a national park during the shutdown. Other visitors and a park ranger reportedly helped 26-year-old Joshua Snider after he broke his leg while hiking in Big Bend National Park in Texas on Christmas Eve.Snider said he saw the warning on the park’s website that emergency services might be delayed due to the shutdown but went on a three-day camping trip anyway, telling Newsday, “I was just excited to come when the park was going to be less busy.”Newsday, in New York, where Snider is originally from, reported he slipped during a hike and fell 6 to 8 feet. He was reportedly helped by his friend Michael Bright and good Samaritans that helped carry him 1.7 miles down the trail until they encountered a park ranger.“If there wasn’t a shutdown, I probably would’ve been able to get out in a more efficient way,” Snider told the paper. “But it also showed me, especially with this park ranger working unpaid, it showed me the dedication that some people have for their jobs and have for the greater good of society. It shows a beautiful part of humanity that you don’t see every day.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Tribunal verdict upheld

first_imgThe Appellate Board held today to hear Krishna Omkar’s appeal against the tribunal verdict that found him guilty of electoral malpractice, disqualifying him from any future Union elections, has upheld the majority of the original tribunal’s findings, Cherwell24 has learned.The appeal process is still ongoing, as the Appellate Board will now investigate the sentencing process and the eligibility of candidates to stand in the re-poll that must now happen at the start of Hilary Term. It has been suggested that under the original tribunal stipulations, the only eligible candidate may be Charlotte Fischer, although Union sources were unable to confirm this.More to follow on Cherwell24.last_img read more

News story: UK Government Minister reiterates importance of Oil and Gas sector

first_img I was pleased to be in Aberdeen for the Oil and Gas UK annual conference where we marked the success of the industry while looking at the challenges ahead as we move to a low carbon economy. Offshore oil and gas continues to be a success story for us supporting almost 300,000 jobs across the UK and more than a third of those being in Scotland. The UK Government continues to support the sector including contributing £90 million towards the Oil and Gas Technology Centre as part of the Aberdeen City Region Deal. This will help develop new capabilities, skills and jobs for the present and the future. As times change we must harness new opportunities. The oil and gas industry will continue to have a key role to play in meeting our energy needs, making the sector greener and using its expertise to help develop new forms of energy such as renewables. This transition and diversification includes tapping into the large pools of talent from traditionally underrepresented groups in the industry, such as women. Engaging with the sector on these vital topics is key to ensuring there continues to be a bright future ahead for Scotland’s economy and jobs. The UK Government has supported the sector through the £250 million Aberdeen City Region Deal, calls for evidence on UK decommissioning in the Spring Statement 2019 and the establishment of the Oil and Gas authority as a strong, independent regulator and industry steward to maximise economic recovery from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).Following his speech Lord Duncan toured the stands on display. Today [Wednesday 5 June] Lord Duncan visited the annual Oil and Gas UK industry conference in Aberdeen, speaking to the delegates about the importance of the sector and its future.Lord Duncan said:last_img read more