May 2019

May 31, 2019
Making and Using Compost for Organic Farming

eOrganic authors: Emily Marriott, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ed Zaborski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Introduction Composting transforms raw organic residues into humus-like material through the activity of soil...

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May 31, 2019
12 dead including suspect after mass shooting in US civic building

A dozen people have been killed in the USA after a disgruntled city employee opened fire at a municipal centre.

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May 31, 2019
Legume Inoculation for Organic Farming Systems

eOrganic author: Dr. Julie Grossman, North Carolina State University What Is Inoculation? Legumes growing together with soil bacteria called rhizobia work together to take atmospheric nitrogen (N2) found in soil...

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May 31, 2019
Brassicas and Mustards for Cover Cropping in Organic Farming

Source: Adapted from: Clark, A. (ed.) 2007. Managing cover crops profitably. 3rd ed. National SARE Outreach Handbook Series Book 9. National Agricultural Laboratory, Beltsville, MD. (Available online at: http://www.sare.org/publications/covercrops.htm) (verified...

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May 31, 2019
Birdsfoot Trefoil as a Forage on Organic Dairy Farms Webinar by eOrganic

About the Webinar This webinar took place on May 15, 2014. The inclusion of highly digestible legumes like birdsfoot trefoil (BFT) in pasture plantings can increase the productivity of grazing...

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May 31, 2019
Twelve killed in Virginia Beach shooting

A long-time employee opened fire at a local government building in the US state of Virginia, killing 12 people before police fatally shot him, authorities have said.

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May 31, 2019
Eleven killed in Virginia Beach shooting

A longtime employee opened fire at a local government building in the US state of Virginia, killing 11 people before police fatally shot him, authorities have said.

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May 31, 2019
Eleven killed in shooting in Virginia Beach

Eleven people have been killed and six others injured in a mass shooting at a local government building in Virginia Beach.

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May 31, 2019
The 25 most popular things our readers bought in May

From meat thermometers to hair dryers, there was some smart shopping this month.

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May 31, 2019
Judge grants reprieve to Missouri’s last abortion clinic

A US judge has issued an order to keep Missouri's only abortion clinic operating despite the objections of state health officials.

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May 31, 2019
Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay

As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.

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May 31, 2019
Alligator measuring 11 feet breaks into Florida resident’s home through window

An alligator measuring 11 feet broke into the home of a resident of Clearwater, Florida on Thursday night through a low window in their kitchen.

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May 31, 2019
Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend

Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.

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May 31, 2019
What to give the graduate? Gifts ideas for grads beyond the old greeting card with cash

This cap-and-gown season, Americans are expected to spend more than $5.5 billion on graduate gifts. Here are ideas that go beyond cash in a card.

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May 31, 2019
Twelve Steps Toward Ecological Weed Management in Organic Vegetables

eOrganic author: Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological Farming Introduction Ecological weed management begins with careful planning of the cropping system to minimize weed problems, and seeks to utilize biological...

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May 31, 2019
Rapper Cardi B faces court over New York strip club fight

Cardi B has made a court appearance in a case stemming from a fight at a New York strip club.

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May 31, 2019
Gifts and gadget for the grad in your life

It's that time of year again -- graduation. Though cash is king when it comes to gifting, it's not the most memorable or even most useful. Some ideas.

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May 31, 2019
Amazon Prime Day 2019: When is it and what can you expect from this year's sale?

Prime Day 2019 promises to be the biggest so far. Here's everything we already know.

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May 31, 2019
Disney World fire department understaffed, warns union

Firefighters at Walt Disney World say understaffing poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land...

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May 31, 2019
Trump’s Mexico tariffs send markets into the red

President Donald Trump put the markets in a gloomy mood on Friday as he slapped tariffs on all Mexican imports, in a bid to put pressure on the country over...

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May 31, 2019
Liverpool fan’s wedding to show Champions League final from WW2 NAAFI van

A Liverpool fan who booked his wedding venue 20 months ago had to improvise to find a way to show the Champions League final during the reception.

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May 31, 2019
JCB stolen in Longford found in Germany and brought home to owners

A rural business is counting its lucky stars this morning after a JCB that was stolen from its yard and later discovered in Germany was returned to the business this...

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May 31, 2019
Trade war could trigger ‘global financial crisis,’ says ex-China central bank chief

Further escalation of the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies, China and the US, could greatly hurt the global economy, according to former governor of the People's Bank...

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May 31, 2019
Revealed - Sheikhs, beef processors and state agencies among top recipients of EU farm payments

Beef businessman Larry Goodman and his family, the Emirate Maktoum family and Bord Bia are all in receipt of hundreds of thousands of euro in EU farm payments, according to...

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May 31, 2019
The 6 best deals and sales you can get this Friday

What better way to ring in the weekend than by shopping all the best deals online this Friday?

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May 31, 2019
New York subway riders can use iPhone, Apple Watch, Google Pay and credit cards to pay the fare May 31

New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.

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May 31, 2019
Search for 21 missing after boat sinking ‘could be protracted’, says Hungary

Hungarian authorities have predicted it could take an extended search to find 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed by a cruise ship and...

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May 31, 2019
How to keep mosquitos out of your backyard

Don't let your summer be ruined by hundreds of bug bites! Here's how to keep mosquitos out of your backyard.

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May 31, 2019
Tit-for-tat: Beijing to draft ‘blacklist’ of foreign companies harming interests of Chinese firm

The Commerce Ministry of China has pledged to create a list of foreign individuals, corporations and institutions that are considered “unreliable” or that violate the interests of Chinese businesses, state...

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May 31, 2019
Head teacher who used funds to build 'sex dungeon' is banned from teaching

A disgraced headteacher who used funds to build a "sex dungeon" alongside his office has been banned from teaching for life.

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May 31, 2019
The farmers who are singing till the cows come home

Singing till the cows come home could very well be the motto of one all-male choir that boasts a considerable amount of farmer members.

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May 31, 2019
Three German fans charged after attack on Manchester City supporter

A German football fan has been charged with attempted murder and two others with serious assault after a Manchester City supporter was attacked at a Champions League game in February.

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