The Marcus King Band Adds 3rd Brooklyn Bowl Show

first_imgAs The Marcus King Band continues their ongoing tour in support of their 2018 release, Carolina Confessions, the South Carolina-based rock outfit recently announced an upcoming run of shows in New York City. Guitarist/vocalist Marcus King and company will make their way to Brooklyn, NY’s Brooklyn Bowl for a pair of shows on June 6th and 7th. Due to popular demand, The Marcus King Band has added a third show, set to go down on Wednesday, June 5th.Advanced tickets to the original two shows are sold out. Tickets for The Marcus King Band’s newly added Brooklyn Bowl show go on sale this Friday, March 8th at 10 a.m. (EST) here.For ticketing information and a full list of MKB’s upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.last_img

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United Way, other area funders create common grant applications for nonprofits amid pandemic

first_img(WBNG) — Local funders have partnered with the United Way of Broome County to create a common grant application for nonprofits who are supporting COVID-19 related causes. As of April 6, the United Way of Broome County, Community Foundation for South Central New York, the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, The Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation, George A. and Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation and Roger Kresge Foundation are the collaborative founders. For more information, or to donate, click here. All money will go to families and organizations that were greatly affected by the the coronavirus.center_img Nonprofits that are aiding in COVID-19 relief may apply for a grant by clicking here. The Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation, George A. and Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation, and Roger Kresge Foundation have joined the Community Response Fund Alliance and donated $10,000 to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. last_img read more

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Porterfield signs new Warwickshire deal

first_imgWarwickshire batsman Will Porterfield has signed a two-year contract extension with the LV= County Championship Division One champions until the end of the 2015 season. He has made an impressive contribution, particularly in List A cricket and was a key figure in the county’s run to the Clydesdale Bank 40 final last season. Warwickshire’s new director of cricket, Dougie Brown, said: “Because of a reduced international calendar, this is the first winter where we’ve seen a lot of William here at Edgbaston. His attitude and commitment towards pre-season training has made a great impact on other members of the squad. “He’s made great strides in the last few months and we had no hesitation in offering him a chance to commit himself to Warwickshire for the foreseeable future. “His opening stand of 126 with Varun Chopra in the CB40 semi-final at Old Trafford demonstrated his maturity and ability to perform on the biggest stage. “His challenge is to do this consistently across all formats of the game and prove himself to be one of the leading batsmen in the domestic game.” Porterfield added: “I’ve had two fantastic seasons already with Warwickshire and with such a strong squad and a great chance to win more silverware, it was an easy decision to extend my stay here at Edgbaston. “The majority of the squad has been playing together for a few seasons and we’re all really looking forward to competing for more honours in the new season.” Ireland captain Porterfield’s current deal was due to run out at the end of next summer. The 28-year-old has made 72 appearances in all competitions for Warwickshire since joining them from Gloucestershire two years ago. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Who is Thaddeus Moss? Get to know Randy Moss’ son, a top NFL Draft tight end prospect

first_imgIn January, LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss declared for the 2020 NFL Draft. If that last name reads familiar, it’s because Thaddeus is the son of Randy, the Pro Football Hall of Fame wideout.Moss has had something of an enigmatic college career, with only 17 games played between his true freshman season and his redshirt junior year. While he finished out his college career strong with the LSU Tigers as an integral part of the national-title winning offense, there’s some skepticism as to where he’ll go in the draft and if he’ll live up to his last name.Here’s what you need to know about Moss:MORE 2020 NFL DRAFT:Live grades | Pick tracker | Top 100 big boardYou should know Thaddeus Moss’ dadBorn on May 21, 1998, Thaddeus Moss, the 21-year-old TE who declared for the NFL draft, is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Randy Moss. Moss was born just about a month after his father was taken by the Vikings in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft. Football runs in the bloodlines, after all, and the elder of the Moss family has been at LSU games supporting his son, most notably during the 2020 national championship game.Randy Moss in full dad mode to support his son Thaddeus Moss.Moss has 2 receptions for 13 yards and a TD in the first half for LSU. pic.twitter.com/5uMve0GYIq— The Undefeated (@TheUndefeated) January 14, 2020On Jan. 17, 2020, following a national title victory — and a two-TD performance — Thaddeus decided to forego his senior season and declare for the 2020 NFL Draft. Some scouts believe Moss is a mid-round pick, citing his soft hands but less-than-stellar athletic abilities to win matchups on his own.But before Moss was catching TDs in college, he played for five different high schools in four years, eventually committing to N.C. State in 2016, as a four-star recruit.Thaddeus Moss college statsThaddeus Moss’ breakout 2019 season was pretty much the only season on record for the 21-year-old.As a true freshman in 2016, Moss caught six passes and a touchdown for the Wolfpack. He would announce his intention to transfer that summer, eventually settling on LSU.Moss would sit out the 2017 season due to NCAA transfer rules, and a foot injury kept him sidelined for all of 2018.The long wait to take the field for the Tigers gave way to his breakout 2019 season; in 12 games, Moss connected with potential No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow for four touchdowns in 12 games, with two of those coming in the National Championship game. Moss had 574 yards through the air, averaging 12.1 yards per catch. The NFL better be ready to get Mossed … again. Second-generation stars are not uncommon to the NFL, and soon, there may be another Moss terrorizing defenses in the NFL. Thaddeus Moss draft stockComing off a strong finish to his season — three touchdowns and 137 yards between the Peach Bowl and the national title game — there’s a Catch-22 with Moss. He doesn’t have the extensive resume that other tight ends in this draft does, but there’s enough skill there — and lineage — that NFL teams will like.If his 2019 season is any indication of long-term success, Moss has sure hands and good blocking abilities, which are two cornerstone skills to a tight end’s game that the NFL loves now. While he might not have out-and-out athletic ability to be a matchup nightmare for NFL defenses, he could make up for it with his sure hands. He currently projects as a backup tight end on an NFL roster with a mid-round grade.There’s also the question of health and durability. Moss missed the 2020 NFL Combine with a fracture in his foot, and also missed the entire 2018 season because of a foot injury, though some reports suggest that won’t hurt his draft stock much.last_img read more

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Warriors resemble team of old, Kevon Looney isn’t ready, and other thoughts from loss to Trail Blazers

first_imgPORTLAND, Ore. — After months of trying to tap into the essence of a dynasty, the Warriors on Wednesday finally seemed to channel what made those teams great: Ball movement, 3-point shooting and a defense that gained strength as the game went on.The Warriors lost to the Trail Blazers, 122-112, at Moda Center in Portland on Wednesday, but finally resembled something like the teams that went to five straight NBA Finals. The difference on Wednesday was that they did not have the elite talent …last_img

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Managing spring cover crops for feed

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Cover crops are planted for a variety of reasons — erosion control, to improve soil structure and health, to provide supplemental forage, as part of a nutrient management plan for manure application or for a combination of these reasons. Depending upon the species of cover crop planted, the crop will not be killed over the winter, but growth will resume in the spring and the grower must make some decisions regarding how to manage that crop in the spring. The management options depend upon the purpose of the cover crop. Here are some management options to consider when the goal is to utilize the crop as supplemental feed. Cover crop management as a supplemental forage with mechanical harvestThe primary management consideration is harvest timing and harvest method. Cereal rye, triticale and winter wheat are primarily used if supplemental forage is the objective. Of these three, cereal rye quality declines the most rapidly as the plant enters the reproductive growth stage and it advances most rapidly from vegetative to reproductive growth compared to the other two forages. So the window of opportunity to make a high quality forage is narrower with cereal rye.Generally the goal is to harvest these crops at boot to very early head stage of maturity. Because we do not get very many good drying days in our spring weather, the best harvest method is to harvest as a silage or as a wrapped forage rather than trying to get a dried forage product. Cover crop management in a grazing systemThe key to getting good utilization of these cover crops in a grazing system is to have enough animals to graze across the field before the crops get too mature and quality declines too much. So, the same comments about cereal rye apply here, the grazing window can be narrow.The second principle that should be followed is to use strip grazing across the field giving no more than one or two days worth of grazing at a time before moving the fence to give access to another portion.Finally be aware that grass tetany is a risk when grazing spring growth winter wheat or cereal rye so take precautions to prevent it by feeding a high Mg mineral mix.last_img read more

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Kernel red streak in corn

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest One common occurrence observed by growers and agronomists as corn begins to mature is a red coloring of the normally yellow pericarp of corn kernels. Kernel Red Streak (KRS), pictured top left, results from the development of red pigment in corn kernels caused by wheat curl mite feeding on the kernel seed coat. According to Purdue’s John Obermeyer and Christian Krupke in the 2015 issue 25 of the Pest and Crop Newsletter; “There are two suspected mechanisms causing the red streaking. One is the triggering of anthocyanin, a red pigment, in the pericarp as a response to mite feeding. Hybrids vary greatly in how much and where anthocyanin accumulates (e.g., purple seedling corn under cool, wet conditions). The other is the elicitation of another red pigment, phlobaphene, that determines cob (white vs. red), pericarp (great variability as shown with Indian corn), and silk (yellow vs. pink) coloration”Just like purpling of a corn plant itself during the growing season varies by genetics, so does KRS. In a field where multiple hybrids have been planted, only one may exhibit the symptoms of Kernel Red Streak if wheat curl mite feeding occured. This is especially evident for anyone who has walked a test plot and pulled back husks of each hybrid to inspect kernel set and grain quality.While the pigments causing KRS change the appearance of kernels, it is important to keep in mind that there is no documented relationship between Kernel Red Streak and ear molds . Additionally it should also be noted that KRS does not negatively affect nutritional value or create toxins. For more information and pictures of Kernel Red Streak, click here.last_img read more

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3 days agoArsenal captain Xhaka hits back at Evra: You speak a lot of bulls***

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Arsenal captain Xhaka hits back at Evra: You speak a lot of bulls***by Paul Vegas3 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal captain Granit Xhaka has hit back at Patrice Evra’s babies taunt as “bulls**t*.Xhaka was annoyed when Manchester United hero Evra called Arsenal “babies” after their 1-0 defeat at Sheffield United on Monday because the Sky Sports pundit claims they have always been fragile. “A lot of people speak too much,” fumed Xhaka. “I hear he speaks something against us.“I have a lot of respect for him because he was a great player. But you have to be careful what you say in those situations as well.”It’s not only him, it’s a lot of people. They speak a lot of bull**** about us. It’s always the same.“For me it’s strange because they were in the same situation as us. They were players as well.“Maybe sometimes we play good, sometimes not so good.”But if you speak every weekend, every game, bulls**t like this then they will not get respect for what they say.” last_img read more

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I earned it Manasi on winning gold at World ParaBadminton

first_imgNew Delhi: Manasi Joshi, who was among the three Indian players who won gold at the recently concluded World Para-Badminton Championship, said she earned the medal as she worked really hard for it. The 30-year-old clinched the top honours in the women’s singles SL3 final defeating World No. 1 and compatriot Parul Parmar 21-12, 21-7 to pick her maiden title in Basel, Switzerland on August 25, the very day on which ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu won the gold at the World Championships. “I earned it. Worked every bit for it,” she tweeted on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Twitter was all praise for the 30-year-old, who had lost her left leg in 2011. “In the high of PV Sindhu getting gold in the World Championship, we forgot to win Manasi Joshi, who gold in World Para-Badminton Championship. Here it is wishing her,” Kiran Bedi, Governor of Puducherry tweeted. “Every daughter of India is special. You have increased honour of the country on the world stage. Many congratulations to you for winning gold at the Para-Badminton World Championship,” tweeted former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. “Everyone should learn from you how to overcome the difficulties and achieve success. Hats off to your courage. The country is proud of you!” he added. Manasi was among the 12 Indian athletes who won medals at the competition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the 12 para-badminton players who brought laurels to the country. “130 crore Indians are extremely proud of the Indian Para-Badminton contingent, which has brought home 12 medals at BWF World Championship 2019. “Congratulations to the entire team, whose success is extremely gladdening and motivating. Each of these players is remarkable!” An engineer by qualification, Manasi completed her graduation in Electronics Engineering from K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, University of Mumbai in 2010. In 2011, she met with a road accident and lost her left leg. However, that did not stop her from playing badminton and she went on to win many medals for India. In September 2015, she won silver in mixed doubles at the Para-Badminton World Championship held in Stoke Mandeville, England. In October 2018, Manasi won a bronze medal at the Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.last_img read more

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