Celebrate Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day with Lake Apopka Natural Gas…

first_img Now serving over 25,000 customers in the Apopka, Clermont and Winter Garden areas, LANGD is committed to providing safe and reliable natural gas service to every home and business it servesFrom the Lake Apopka Natural Gas DistrictEvery year on March 18, public natural gas utilities across the nation, including Lake Apopka Natural Gas District (LANGD), observe Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day to recognize the indispensable field workers that keep gas flowing safely in nearly 177 million Americans homes, businesses, and vehicles.Founded by the American Public Gas Association (APGA) in 2015, Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day is a time to celebrate the hard work of natural gas utility employees’ commitment to safety, in addition to their accomplishments.The annual event is also an opportunity to build public awareness about the work done by natural gas utility employees and to educate local residents on the environmental, safety and cost benefits of choosing a clean, reliable, and affordable energy mix.LANGD group photo from 2019HistoryMarch 18 has been an important day in the history of the natural gas industry long before 2015. The date marks the events that unfolded during the New London, Texas school incident in 1937 that led to the widespread odorization of natural gas and an increased emphasis on industry safety. And, since safety is a vital aspect to natural gas distribution across the country, APGA believed there was no better date to recognize the natural gas utility workers who commit to safety every day.2020 marked the tenth consecutive year LANGD was named a winner of the APGA’s Safety Management Excellence Award for consistently operating safely and at the highest levels. The organization was also awarded the APGA Gold System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Award – the highest honor in the natural gas industry – for excellence in the operation of their natural gas utility in 2020. In 2020 LANGD also passed the Florida Public Service Commission annual audit with no significant violations of Commission rules.This year, LANGD will recognize its natural gas utility field workers at its “Taking Care of Business Everyday” luncheon. At the event, District General Manager & CEO, Samuel Davis Jr., will thank each of LANGD’s natural gas utility workers by presenting them with a photo of Utility Workers, gift cards and t-shirts as an expression of the organization’s gratitude, and we will celebrate the team’s excellent safety audits and award wins.Now serving over 25,000 customers in the Apopka, Clermont and Winter Garden areas, LANGD is committed to providing safe and reliable natural gas service to every home and business it serves. On this Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day, we hope you will join us in congratulating LANGD’s hard-working field workers that help keep your lights on and your water hot, no matter the circumstances.Ready to make the switch to natural gas? For more information on natural gas service for your home, business or vehicle, please contact the District Marketing Team at (407) 656-2734 x 307, [email protected], or visit www.langd.org. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear TAGSBusinessCelebrationEnvironmentLake Apopka Natural Gas DistrictLANGDNational Gas Utility Workers’ DayNatural GassafetyWorkers Previous articleOut of Florida’s $17.6B in federal pandemic aid, $10B eyed for unemployment, roads, flood controlNext articleAAA: Gas prices rise another 15 cents, the highest since June 2018; Apopka’s prices still well below state average Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 center_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your comment! **Note: Photo was taken in June 2019** Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

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British & Irish Lions ambassador’s talk about the tour

first_imgSunday Sep 23, 2012 British & Irish Lions ambassador’s talk about the tour Former British & Irish Lions Jason Robinson, Gavin Hastings and former Wales international Jonathan Davies commenting on the appointment of Warren Gatland as Head Coach of the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour to Australia.We’ll be updating our dedicated British & Irish Lions Tour 2013 section with news and features over the course of the next year or so. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error British & Irish Lions 2013 Related Articles 235 WEEKS AGO Warren Gatland confirms British & Irish Lions… 399 WEEKS AGO Brian O’Driscoll’s incredible skill at training… 413 WEEKS AGO Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia,… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Women’s basketball rolls past Missouri State in WNIT second round, 86-51

first_imgPhoto by Cristian ArguetaSoto Robbie Vaglio Twitter ReddIt TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Previous articleBeach volleyball extends losing streak to elevenNext articleBaseball splits Sunday’s doubleheader with Minnesota, suffer series defeat Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean Linkedin Twitter TCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed printTCU women’s basketball had no trouble defeating their second-round WNIT opponent Missouri State Saturday afternoon as efficiency on both ends of the court led to an 86-51 victory over the Lady Bears.“This was a great day for our program,” TCU head coach Raegan Pebley said. “I loved how we shared the ball and I loved the depth we were able to show in what we were able to contribute on the defensive end.”The Horned Frogs struggled to score early, committing four turnovers in the opening five minutes. TCU finished with five turnovers in the first quarter, leading to five Missouri State points.Despite the turnovers, TCU’s defense kept the game close, as four steals and four blocks helped hold the Lady Bears to 35 percent shooting from the field.The Horned Frogs shot 31 percent from the field on a 4-13 clip in the first quarter and trailed 16-13 after the first 10 minutes. TCU suffered from two separate scoring droughts of at least two minutes.TCU’s poor offense did not continue into the second quarter as the Horned Frogs went on a 7-0 run early in the quarter to take a 26-24 lead. The run lasted only 51 seconds, and Pebley’s squad made four of five shots to stun the Lady Bears.The Lady Bears capitalized on three early TCU turnovers in the second quarter to extend their lead before the Horned Frogs began to catch fire from deep. As Jayde Woods cut to the basket midway through the second quarter, she found Amber Ramirez open behind the three-point arc– Ramirez drained the three and was fouled. The four-point play sparked a fire in the Horned Frogs for the rest of the quarter, highlighting a 21-3 run that brought their lead to 10 entering halftime, 40-30.“At this time of year it’s so important to start right,” Pebley said. “You need to show that you are in it to compete and continue to persevere. We wanted to start out aggressive, so we started with a lineup that was more aggressive on the defensive end. They locked down on the defensive end and contributed some high percentage shots.”TCU’s defense came alive in the second quarter, holding Missouri State to 4-16 shooting from the field. The Lady Bears ended the half by making only one of their final eight shots with a field goal drought of three minutes and 25 seconds.As Missouri State continued to struggle in the third quarter, TCU came out of the locker room on fire. The Frogs drained four of their first five shots in the second half to extend their lead to 18 with just over six minutes remaining in the third quarter, 51-33.A quick 6-0 run from Missouri State cut TCU’s lead to 12, but the Horned Frogs responded with an 11-2 run late in the third quarter to push the lead to 21. Missouri State finished the quarter making only one of their final nine shots.TCU did not let up in the fourth quarter, limiting the Lady Bears to 23 percent shooting and 1o points to seal the victory. Missouri State’s 51 points tie TCU’s defensive record for fewest points allowed in a single game this season.With its two WNIT games were during spring break, senior Toree Thompson said the team had no issue being prepared to play.“It gives you a better focus,” Thompson said. “You are able to focus strictly on basketball and that helped us out a lot. We stayed locked in. It means so much to finish my career playing in the postseason. Knowing I can go out in the postseason means a lot.”The Horned Frogs will play the winner of Tuesday’s game between New Mexico and Rice in the third round of the WNIT.Pebley is not worried about the layoff.“We need to rest,” Pebley said. “We have two seniors that are banged and bruised. We will find out who we play Tuesday.” Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ + posts Linkedin What to watch during quarantine TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Facebook Facebooklast_img read more

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Peanut Rotations

first_imgFarmers may have more success growing peanuts if they don’t continuously plant peanuts in the same field, according to Scott Tubbs, University of Georgia Tifton campus’s research cropping system agronomist for peanuts.Tubbs has studied the impact of peanut rotation since 2008. Instead of growing peanuts in a field for consecutive years, called “continuous peanut rotation,” he believes that Georgia growers should plant a rotation of crops in each field, allowing time to avoid the buildup of diseases, nematodes and other pest problems.In research conducted at UGA-Tifton, Tubbs recorded a decrease in yields by as much as 2,000 pounds per acre during continuous peanut rotation. In this specific trial, the decline in yields was caused by the buildup of root-knot nematodes.The peanut root-knot nematode affects the roots of peanut plants, where the nematodes lay eggs. This causes the plant to swell and results in yield loss. If peanuts are rotated with another row crop like cotton or corn, instances of root-knot nematode decline and peanut yields increase. The longer the crop rotations are sustained, the more effective the peanut crop will be.“Our numbers for peanut root-knot nematode decreased when going from a one-year (or continuous) rotation to a two-year rotation, where we put one crop in between peanut crops,” Tubbs said. “We reduced the number of peanut root-knot nematodes by half. If you take it out to a three-year rotation, where you grow two crops in between peanut crops, we actually reduced peanut root-knot nematodes by 90 percent.”A four-year rotation by Tubbs, where three crops were planted between peanuts crops and peanuts were grown once every four years, reduced peanut root-knot nematodes by 97 to 99 percent.“Rotating other crops with peanuts prevents peanut root-knot nematodes simply because it alternates the host,” Tubbs said.Georgia peanut farmers are planning their 2018 crop now. The planting window ranges from late April to late May.There have been extreme fluctuations in peanut acreage in recent years, from a 90-year low of 430,000 acres in 2013 to last year’s 840,000 acres, a 25-year high, according to the “UGA Peanut Production Quick Reference Guide.”“Acreage has been more consistent in the last three years, but consistently high,” Tubbs said. “This has put a strain on maintaining recommended crop rotations for peanuts.”For more information on crop rotation, visit the UGA Extension publications website at extension.uga.edu/publications.html.last_img read more

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