Half-time: Burnley 2 Fulham 0

first_imgFormer Brentford striker Andre Gray scored twice in the first half to threaten Fulham’s five-match unbeaten run.Gray nodded in David Jones’ cross for Burnley’s opener and doubled the lead eight minutes before the break after latching on to Scott Arfield’s through ball.Fulham’s best effort came from Jamie O’Hara, who shot just too high and wide late in the half, while Tom Cairney also fired off target.Burnley, who have won four of their last five Championship matches, signalled their intent on 15 minutes when Sam Vokes nodded Ben Mee’s cross just over the bar.Vokes also had a shot blocked by Dan Burn but a minute later, the hosts went ahead. Jones’ corner was cleared back out to him and Gray got ahead of Ryan Tunnicliffe to head past Joe Lewis.The Fulham keeper, playing after an injury in training to Andy Lonergan, was beaten again on 37 minutes as Arfield picked out the run of Gray, who slotted home.Whites boss Kit Symons named the same 10 outfielders who started the 4-1 win at Bristol City, with Moussa Dembele retaining his place up front after five goals in his last three games.Matt Smith is once again on a very strong bench, alongside the likes of Luke Garbutt, Ben Pringle, Lasse Christensen, Cauley Woodrow and Alex Kacankilic.Burnley: Heaton; Darikwa, Duff, Keane, Mee; Boyd, Jones, Barton, Arfield; Vokes, Gray. Subs: Gilks, Ward, Ulvestad, Taylor, Lowton, Long, Hennings.Fulham: Lewis; Stearman, Burn, Ream; Fredericks, Tunnicliffe, O’Hara, Cairney, Husband; McCormack, Dembele. Subs: Rodak, Garbutt, Pringle, Christensen, Kacaniklic, Woodrow, Smith.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Is it time to switch hybrids yet?

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Cooler temperatures and wet fields across the region have delayed planting and have many growers wondering if they should swap out their full-season seeds with hybrids that will produce corn sooner.Not necessarily, says an agronomist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.In most cases, full-season corn hybrids will mature or develop a “black layer” before a killing frost even when planted as late as May 25, said Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist.And depending on where they are grown, some full-season hybrids can be planted even later and still typically reach maturity before a killing frost, Thomison said.Adjusted growth rates“In studies that look at how hybrids respond to later planting dates, results have shown that hybrids of varying maturity can adjust their growth and development rates in response to a shortened growing season,” he said. “Some growers are getting worried that the shorter growing season due to delayed planting means fewer Growing Degree Days to mature their crop and a greater risk of frost damage.“But a hybrid that is planted in late May will mature at a faster thermal rate – require fewer heat units – than the same hybrid planted in late April or early May, studies have shown.”Farmers face these questions as cooler temperatures and rainy conditions have resulted in saturated soils conditions, which have delayed corn planting for many growers in much of the region.Spring planting across the region continued to be slowed by cold, wet conditions, Cheryl Turner, Ohio State statistician of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, said in a written statement.Farmers facing delayed planting should consider several factors before deciding to switch out their corn seeds, Thomison said.Although a full-season hybrid may have a yield advantage over shorter-season hybrids planted in late May, it could have significantly higher grain moisture at maturity if it dries down slowly, he said.“Growers have to consider the trade-offs,” Thomison said. “Many short-to-mid-season hybrids have excellent yield potential, so growers who end up not planting until late May should consider the dry-down characteristics of the various hybrids.“In some years, mid- to- full season hybrids had grain moisture levels at harvest similar to those of short-season hybrids because of rapid dry down rates. However, in other years, cool, wet conditions after maturity slowed dry down and major differences in grain moisture at harvest were evident between early- and full-season hybrids.”Growers who want more information in order to make their late planting decisions can go to go.osu.edu/maturehybrid for a factsheet on the subject.last_img read more

Nelle, Kwekuteye spark Lions victory

first_imgEthel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess View comments Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transportcenter_img ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP MOST READ La Salle dropped to 4-2.Kwekuteye led San Beda with 20 points, 13 coming in the final quarter—including three triples. Nelle added 12 while Arnaud Noah chipped in 11.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsDown four at the start of the final period, San Beda’s Clint Doliguez opened with a triple that kicked the Lions offense into high gear.Andrei Caracut had a triple that had the Archers within two, 80-78, before Nelle drained the pivotal triple that cemented the win. Caracut led La Salle with 14 points while Justine Baltazar added 13. Evan Nelle hit a key triple that capped a strong finish sparked by James Kwekuteye as San Beda held off La Salle, 83-78, in Friday’s Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup action at Filoil Flying V Centre.Nelle’s triple with 16.2 seconds remaining cemented the Red Lions’ fourth win in as many matches but Kwekuteye also proved instrumental as he bunched five straight points to give San Beda a 78-73 cushion going into the stretch.ADVERTISEMENT In other matches, University of the Philippines demolished University of Santo Tomas, 89-72, while Far Eastern U booted out St. Benilde, 70-57.The Maroons controlled the Tigers from the get-go, before Bright Akhuetie and Kobe Paras conspired late in the fourth to put the outcome beyond reach, 83-69, 2:11 to play.“We talked about it before the game, at practice last night actually,” said UP assistant coach Ricky Dandan, who subbed for coach Bo Perasol, who was on his way back from a trip to Japan.ADVERTISEMENT Huge field vies in PPS Olivarez tennis LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles04:26Deaf personalities everyone should know05:01What the Deaf want the hearing to know02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krausslast_img read more

Federal archeology lab in Nova Scotia to remain open cabinet minister

first_imgHALIFAX – Parks Canada says it has decided to continue leasing a facility in a Halifax-area business park for an archeology lab that houses artifacts from the Atlantic region.Treasury Board President Scott Brison tweeted Wednesday evening that the Liberal government was keeping the facility going, saying it “meets conservation and security standards.”The previous Conservative government had announced in 2012 that the lab was closing as part of a consolidation of six labs, and the artifacts were scheduled to be moved.In a brief email, a Parks Canada spokeswoman confirmed Brison’s tweeted message.A number of local archeologists had criticized the Harper government’s plans to close the facility, saying it was both a valued storage facility and a source of expertise to researchers.last_img read more