Farmland leasing workshops offered throughout Ohio

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ohio State University Extension will offer four Farmland Leasing Workshops throughout Ohio this upcoming February, 2016. The three-hour workshops will include topics of interest to both landowners and farm operators, such as factors affecting leasing options and rental rates, analyzing rent survey data and legal requirements and provisions for farm leases. The speakers will help attendees consider how to use data in negotiations and to apply legal information to leasing practices. Workshop presenters include Barry Ward, Assistant Professor, OSU Extension and Leader, Production Business Management and Peggy Hall, Assistant Professor, OSU Extension and Director of OSU’s Agricultural & Resource Law Program.Topics included in the workshop are: factors affecting leasing options and rates; evaluating cash rent survey data; farmland leasing options: fixed and flexible cash leases; creating a legally enforceable lease; legal provisions in farmland leases; and analyzing good and bad leasing practices.Dates and Locations of Farmland Leasing Workshops are:February 3, 2016, 1:00 pm—4:00 pmLocation: Kent State University Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, Science and Advanced Technology CenterRegistration:http://coshocton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/news-and-upcoming-eventsQuestions: Contact Chris Zoller at 330-339-2337 or Emily Adams at 740-622-2265. February 10, 2016, 6:00–9:00 pmLocation: OSUE Clermont CountyRegistration:  Contact OSU Extension at 513-732-7070 February 17, 1:00–4:00 pmLocation: OSUE Defiance CountyRegistration: Contact OSU Extension Defiance County at 419-782-4771; [email protected] February 17, 6:00 p.m.—9:00 pmLocation: OSUE Putnam CountyRegistration and questions: Contact Beth Scheckelhoff at 419-592-0806; [email protected]last_img read more

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 94 | Gov. DeWine talks agriculture

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest In this episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, the team hears Gov. DeWine’s address at the recent Ag Day at the Capital, Ohio FFA State Officer Holly McClay’s take on 50 years of women in FFA, and Jack Irvin of Ohio Farm Bureau talks the latest issues in agriculture. All that and more from Matt, Dale, and Joel!last_img

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SOA: Revolution in Computing — Event Stream Processing

first_imgOracle proposed a vision of next-generation SOA called SOA 2.0 based on asynchronous events being triggered by alerts and event notifications.  While the Oracle marketing machine faltered with that vision, the idea an SOA architecture with ‘smarter’ events may not be too far off the mark as the next direction of SOA.Event Stream Processing (ESP) — and sometimes called Complex Event Processing (CEP) — is a technique for processing many streams of events and extracting meaningful information and relationships from event patterns.  ESP isn’t new.  It’s been applied in applications like financial trading, logistics, RFID processing and fraud detection.  Companies like Apama have built complex financial trading platforms on a CEP foundation.One example of CEP in action is an airline scheduling system that processes constantly changing feeds of flight positions and weather data and that can make scheduling decisions based on that data. ESP applied to SOA allows causal, temporal and spatial event relationships to be processed.  The result is something that is called ‘stream computing’, an approach that integrates the monitoring of real-time performance indicators into the SOA process.ESP was developed in the mid-1980’s when researchers concluded that relational databases were good for doing rapid calculations made against data collected in the past but that they weren’t efficient when used to process rapid streams of new data.Much like SQL, the language of traditional relational databases, ESP has something called EPL, or Event Processing Language, which can be used to query and retrieve data from an event data store.  The event data store typically chronologically caches captured events as well as derived events that may be created while processing other events.SOA and ESP both involve the processing of current data, and that point is key to understanding the synergies of the two technologies, especially when applied to real-time decision support systems, such as those used for financial transactions.  For those kinds of systems, relational databases take a back-seat role and are used mainly for archival of less time-critical data.    (Image from www.eventstreamprocessing.com)last_img read more

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All weather country

first_imgOptions in other seasons for these states.Himachal pradesh Himachal Tourism Directorate. Block No. 28, SDA Complex, Kasumpti, Shimla; tel: (0177) 262 5924; 1800 180 8077 (toll free); e-mail: [email protected]; [email protected] www.himachaltourism.gov.in Spring for adventure sports: From mountain cycling, trekking, rafting, paragliding, heli skiing to angling Himachal offers all the active sports you could ask for. Rafting is excellent on the Spiti and Pin rivers, while In Manali there is the option of heli skiing and Billing is perfect for paragliding. www.himachalpradeshtourism.org.Autumn for Dussehra: When everyone in the country is wrapping up Dussehra celebrations, Kullu comes alive with the festive spirit. They begin their celebration on Vijaya Dashami, the 10th day. Some 360 deities from villages in Kullu valley are brought down to Kullu town. The processions are accompanied by trumpeteers, drummers and dancers. This year, the celebrations begin on October 6.Winter aboard the Kalka Shimla Railway: One of the best ways to reach Shimla is to take the Kalka-Shimla toy train which takes six hours to cover a distance of 93 km. It chugs through breathtaking valleys, 103 tunnels and countless bridges. During the winter season it is that much more beautiful.KarnatakaDepartment of Tourism, #49, 2nd Floor, Khanija Bhavan, Race Course Road, Bangalore; tel: (080) 2235 2828; e-mail: [email protected]; www.karnatakatourism.orgMonsoon at Hampi: A broken city amidst giant boulders, the ruins of the former capital of the Vijayanagara empire show that it was designed as a showpiece of imperial splendour. The temples are replete with elaborate ornamentation, stately pillars, carved stone wheels and panels that portray stories from Hindu epics. About 365 km from Bangalore.Autumn at Nagarhole and Bandipur: Nagarhole is one of the best managed wildlife sanctuaries in India while Bandipur, home to both the tiger and the elephant, is much known for its scenic beauty. Nagarhole is 95 km from Mysore; Bandipur is 80 km from Mysore.Winter at Chikmagalur: The lush greenery of Chikmagalur district has more often than not prompted even the most unromantic to spew poetry. Rolling hills, jungles, coffee plantations and splendid views at every turn… This will be one unforgettable journey.250 km from BangaloreNagalandDirectorate of Tourism  Opposite Indoor Stadium, Raj Bhavan Road, Kohima; tel: (0370) 224 3124; www.tourismnagaland.comSpring at Dzukou Valley: Also called the Celestial Valley of Charm, the scenic Dzukou Valley is a two-hour trek from Khonoma. The hills around are covered with a unique variety of bamboo shrub to give it a fairytale green carpeted look; the whole valley is coloured red, white, pink, yellow by wild flowers as the season progresses and is blanketed by frost in the winter. 30 km south of Kohima; hire a guide from the tourism department.Winter for Hornbill Festival: To see Nagaland at its most colourful and traditional best, make it to the Hornbill Festival, held every December. Morungs (Naga dormitories) are built in the varied architectural styles of the 16 tribes for the authentic feel of a village, and there’s much dancing and music along with traditional Naga food. 12 km from KohimaSikkimSikkim Tourist Information Centre; M.G. Marg, Gangtok; tel: (03592) 222 1634; http://sikkim.nic.inSpring at Yumthang Valley: The idyllic and peaceful valley of flowers in Sikkim, Yumthang will delight nature lovers. The best time to visit is in the months of April and May, when the whole place is a riot of colours. Just walking around the Yumthang Valley is a pleasure–an experience you will not forget easily. Adventure enthusiasts can opt for different levels of treks. About 140 km from Gangtok.Autumn for the lakes: Sikkim is famous for its high-altitude lakes. For a picture perfect break, visit the sacred Changu (Tsomgo) Lake, which lies high up in the mountains, 18 km from the Chinese border. Also not to be missed is West Sikkim’s Khecheopalri Lake whose jade waters are guarded by pine forests and colourful prayer flags. Changu is 40 km from Gangtok; Khecheopalri is 33 km from PellingWinter at Rumtek Monastery: Experience the sombre calm of Buddhist prayer ceremonies at Rumtek Monastery, the seat of the Kagyu or Black Hat order. Soak in the atmosphere as the rhythmic chanting rises to a crescendo around you, while swirls of incense thicken the air. Afterwards, you may just be served some butter tea. About 45 km from Gangtok.UttarakhandUttarakhand Tourism Development Board, 3/3 Industrial Area, Patel Nagar, Dehradun; tel: (0135) 272 2323Spring at Corbett National Park: India’s first national park is a wildlife experience that never loses its appeal. It is a great place to spot tigers, leopards, sloth bears, black bears and some 580 bird species and more than 20 reptile species. Spring is a great time to visit as the animals come out after the winter season. The park is open from November 15 to June 15. Visit www.corbettnationalpark.in.Autumn for tea tours: The verdant tea gardens in the state have become an added attraction and tea tours take you through Gorakhal, Champawat, Nauti-Garisen in Chamoli district, and of course Kausani that ranks numero uno in terms of both its brew and its beautiful landscape. Organised on request by Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam, Nainital; tel: (05942) 231 504; www.kmvn.gov.in.Winter for snow walking: Yes, snow walking is simply walking over the mountain sides carpeted with snow, and it can be enjoyed by anyone who loves the idea of trampling through soft, newly fallen snow. You set out with snow shoes attached to your regular boots and two balancing poles in hand, taking wider steps than usual–and the fun begins! Snow walking at Auli and Dhanaulti are great options. Call Himalayan Frontiers Adventure Tours, Manali; tel: (01902) 253 946, 250 384.advertisementadvertisementlast_img read more

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Missing over 20 years Calgary man reunited with PEI graduation ring

first_imgThe Canadian Press A Calgary man has been reunited with his college ring that he lost more than 20 years ago.Wayne Stewart was contacted earlier this week by a representative from Holland College in Prince Edward Island who said someone had found Stewart’s ring.He believes he lost it in Vernon, B.C., in 1997 when he was on a golfing trip and he never thought he would see it again.The 1981 graduation ring ended up in the hands of Joyce Bialobzyski, who lived in Vernon at the time.Her son Murray came across the ring in Yorkton, Sask., in August while going through his mother’s items after she died.He contacted the college and is mailing the ring to Stewart free of charge.last_img read more

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September CraveTV™ Highlights Jim Carreys new SHOWTIME comedy series KIDDING SNATCH Season

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Facebook @[email protected]_PRCraveTVCanadacravetvcanada SHOWTIME SERIES, DOCUMENTARIES & SPECIALS:KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 1 (September 9 @ 10 p.m. ET)THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 7 (September 16 @ 8 p.m. ET)KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 2 (September 16 @ 10 p.m. ET)CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS (September 21 at @ 8 p.m. ET)THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 8 (September 23 @ 8 p.m. ET)KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 3 (September 23 @ 10 p.m. ET)THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Season 3B, Episode 9 (September 30 @ 8 p.m. ET)KIDDING, Season 1, Episode 4 (September 30 @ 10 p.m. ET)SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA:THE AMAZING RACE CANADA: HEROES EDITION, Season 6 (September 14)WORTH WATCHING:THE BIG BANG THEORY, Season 7 (September 1)THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 1-7 (September 4)CASTLE ROCK, Season 1, Episode 9 (September 5 at 10 p.m. ET)THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 8-12 (September 11)CASTLE ROCK, Season 1, Episode 10 *Season Finale* (September 12 at 10 p.m. ET)SNATCH, Season 2 (September 14)THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 13-17 (September 18)THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, Season 32, Episodes 18-22 (September 25)#ICRAVEFRIDAYS:THE GOLDBERGS, Season 5 (September 7)BLUE BLOODS, Season 8 (September 7)ARROW, Season 6 (September 14)BLINDSPOT, Season 3 (September 14)DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE (September 14)MASTERCHEF, Season 9 (September 21)DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, Season 3 (September 21)CLINICA DE MIGRANTES (September 28)THE JIM JEFFRIES SHOW, Season 2B (September 28)LAST CHANCE PROGRAMMING:MAYDAY, Season 9 (September 7)SPUN OUT, Season 1 (September 14)MASTERCHEF, Season 8 (September 20)BRAVE NEW GIRLS, Season 1 (September 28)KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK (September 30)$100,000 PYRAMID, Season 2 (September 30)COMING SOON:RAY DONOVAN, Season 6ESCAPE AT DANNEMORASocial Media links LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img Login/Register With: Advertisement This month on CraveTV: from SHOWTIME, the new dark comedy KIDDING premieres and THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH returns with new episodes; starring Rupert Grint, Season 2 of the CraveTV Original SNATCH begins streaming; new episodes of CASTLE ROCK; CraveTV introduces new episodes of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, the first ongoing daytime series to join the service; and more.New series, documentaries, and specials that begin streaming in September include:Jim Carrey returns in his first series-regular role in more than two decades when the new half-hour comedy series KIDDING debuts on Sunday, 9 at 10 p.m. ET. Created by Dave Holstein and executive produced by Michel Gondry (who directed Carrey in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Carrey stars as Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, an icon of children’s television and a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America’s impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy-tale, fable, or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The series also stars Catherine Keener, Frank Langella, and Judy Greer.Also from SHOWTIME: the groundbreaking political documentary series THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, which pulls back the curtain on the Trump era of presidential politics, returns with nine new episodes beginning Sunday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET, just in time for the U.S. mid-term elections; and the new documentary CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS, which follows three young people as they battle to change their lives through competing in the New York Daily News Golden Gloves boxing tournament, debuts on Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. ET.Season 2 of crime-drama series SNATCH joins CraveTV’s Originals Collection beginning Friday, Sept. 14 with all 10 episodes dropping at once. Starring and executive produced by Rupert Grint (Harry Potter), and loosely based on the wildly popular film of the same name, Season 2 sees the Hills run afoul of a local kingpin after settling in the fictional coastal town of San Toledo. Finding themselves pressed into the malevolent crime boss’ service, just surviving takes every ounce of skill and daring they have. But outsmarting their enemies and taking over the town for their own is something only the Hills are savvy and daring enough to pull off.New episodes of the psychological-horror series CASTLE ROCK continue to stream Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET, concurrently with their linear broadcast on Space, with the season finale set for  Sept. 12. The critically acclaimed series was recently renewed for a second season.CraveTV presents the iconic daytime series THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. Weekly, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, the previous week’s episodes of the daily soap opera will be added to the service. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, now in its 31st Season, is the most-watched dramatic serial in the world. The Emmy Award-winning drama is set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.Following its broadcast run, Season 6 of CTV’s original reality competition series THE AMAZING RACE CANADA: HEROES EDITION begins streaming Friday, Sept. 14. Celebrating the heroes among us, the new season features advocates, coaches, elite athletes, first responders, mentors, Mounties, navy sailors, retired air force pilots, and volunteers as they push themselves out of their comfort zones in a non-stop, action-packed adventure.On Saturday, Sept. 1, CraveTV adds Season 7 of THE BIG BANG THEORY, Canada’s most-watched series for eight straight years, to the service. The comedy follows brilliant but socially inept physicists Leonard and Sheldon and their free-spirited neighbour Penny who aims to teach them a thing or two about life.In addition to titles listed above, #iCraveFridays continues in September with: Season 5 of THE GOLDBERGS and Season 8 of BLUE BLOODSon Sept. 7; Season 3 of BLINDSPOT and Season 6 of ARROW on Sept. 14; Season 3 of DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW and Season 9 of MASTERCHEF on Sept. 21; and Season 2B of THE JIM JEFFRIES SHOW and HBO Documentary CLINICA DE MIGRANTES on Sept. 28.Additional information about CraveTV’s September lineup is outlined below. Program assets including episode synopses and images are available at BellMedia.ca/pr. Twitterlast_img read more

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