first_imgDaniel Sturridge equalised after Kolo Toure’s ninth-minute own goal had gifted Fulham the lead at Craven Cottage.Rene Meulensteen’s side, bottom of the Premier League but buoyed by Sunday’s draw at Manchester United, had Liverpool on the back foot straightaway and Simon Mignolet saved Ryan Tunnicliffe’s low shot in the opening minute.The Whites kept up the early pressure and Toure had to react quickly to prevent Darren Bent getting to Kieran Richardson’s left-wing cross.But the next time Richardson crossed from the left Toure contrived to slice the ball into his own net from close range.On-loan Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby almost doubled the lead with a 20-yard effort that fizzed just wide.And Bent headed over from seven yards out after being found by another Richardson cross.Having struggled for most of the first half, Liverpool levelled out of nothing four minutes before the interval.Steven Gerrard carved open the Fulham defence with a perfect through-ball and Sturridge fired in off the far post.Liverpool made a strong start to the second half but were given a scare when Mignolet had to back-peddle to gather Steve Sidwell’s cheeky 60-yard attempt to catch him off his line.Luis Suarez miscued twice before the break but has looked increasingly dangerous since the restart, and on the hour mark he hit the post from the edge of the penalty area.Fulham: Stekelenburg; Riether, Heitinga, Burn, Riise; Tunnicliffe, Sidwell, Kvist, Richardson; Holtby; Bent. Subs: Stockdale, Hangeland, Kasami, Kačaniklić, Duff, Cole, Parker.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

first_imgSoccer fans at a match between Manchester United and South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria. Manchester United won.Click on a thumbnail for a low-resolution image, or right-click on the link below it to download a high-resolution copy of the image.  Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image Photo: Chris Kirchhoff,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com• Download high-resolution image {loadposition fifa}last_img read more

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) officially dedicated its newest greenhouse addition this past week, noting the top-of-the-line features and opportunities it looks to offer students and researchers.New and returning administrators, faculty, and all-around supporters of the Wooster campus turned out to welcome the long-awaited structure. Officials said it replaces hoop structures from a bygone era with features that keep ATI competitive in nursery management and other related majors.“It’s so important for us to provide these experiences to our students because then they go into industry so they need to be working with these state-of-the-art facilities,” said newly installed ATI Director Kristina Boone. “In addition, we have a new landscape construction building as well. One of the other things we’ve launched is we have a new greenhouse engineering technologies program. We have also just recently launched a bio-based, bioenergy program that’s also a two-year program and that will be accepting students this fall.Dean Cathann Kress, alongside students, cuts the ribbon at ATI greenhouse dedication ceremony.“I hope to grow even more. I think we have so many great opportunities, as we progress with our facilities, to look at more engineering, health and safety, environmental programs, as well as these wonderful hands-on opportunities.”The new greenhouse unit is made up of three chambers connected by a hallway with each having a unique focus. The first zone is known as a blackout house, having unique shading mechanisms that allow further custom control of the growth environment. Light regulation is important for certain plants, such as Poinsettias, which require a specific amount of sun to bring them into bloom.The second zone is a propagation house and the third area is mainly focused on hydroponics.Greenhouse manager Nathan Donley is particularly excited about the new mist system being employed.“Our environmental control system, Wadsworth Seeds, has settings that allow me to run my mist based on solar radiation,” Donley said. “So I can go in there and I can tell it that I want it to run a mist event every tenth of a mole. And then that will go in and it will cumulate it from the weather station we have on the corner of the greenhouse. Every time we hit that tenth of a mole, it will go through and create a mist event out in the greenhouse. Where that benefits me is that in Ohio, we can be sunny one minute, we can be cloudy the next minute, we could have snow the next minute, and then it could rain. With that running off of solar and not just solely time-based, it will make those adjustments automatically and I don’t have to be standing at the computer all the time putting in new time intervals.”Listen to the full interview with Donley.Nathan Donley, OSU ATI Greenhouse Manager 5-9-17Donley and Boone weren’t the only Buckeyes singing the praises of the greenhouse. The new Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Cathann Kress, also spoke on the event. It’s been a busy couple of weeks to the start of Kress’ involvement at Ohio State, having officially started the job on May 1 and since then, attended two graduations and numerous other college activities.“The research being done both here at Wooster and down in Columbus are incredibly important to not only agriculture, but the peripheral and related industries,” Kress said. “So we really need to stay at the forefront of that work.“This greenhouse is very important. One because of the state-of-the-art technology that it brings. And in our portfolio of offerings that we have for our students, we always want to be at the forefront making sure that students are going to get the cutting edge and that when they leave us, they’re going to be able to step into the workplace and really be able to bring to that workplace the most technological savviness that is possible. So having a greenhouse like this is very important so that those students will have had hands-on experience getting to use this type of greenhouse, getting able to participate in the types of propagation that are and other things that are happening here.“We want to make sure our students have the hands-on experiences with that so when they walk out the door, they really are going to be able to bring to the workplace that level.”last_img read more

first_imgMonday, June 8, 2009CONTACT:Jerelyn Wilson802-257-7300 ext. [email protected], VT (June 8, 2009)—BuildingGreen LLC, the parent company behind GreenBuildingAdvisor.com, today announced a partnership with the NAHB National Green Building Program (NAHBGreen,) , the green building advocacy arm of the nation’s leading home builder association.This work brings together an independent source of residential green building information with one of the leading national residential green building programs. GreenBuildingAdvisor.com’s highly respected resources on green building will be the teaching platform for the advanced building science course, a key component of the curriculum for NAHB’s new Master Green Builder Remodeler designation.“It’s really gratifying to have GreenBuildingAdvisor.com selected as the source for the building science information for the NAHB Master Green Builder Remodeler (MGBR) Designation,” said Peter Yost, Director of Residential Services for BuildingGreen. “This means that all of our rich content—the Green Building Encyclopedia, the detailed Green Home case studies, and more than a thousand construction details—will be at the fingertips of students who wish to learn advanced green building principles as they connect key building concepts with real-world examples.”Two features make GreenBuildingAdvisor an especially appropriate choice for the MGBR program. First, both instructors and students can “build” course content using the “my GBA” project file folder tool, and second, the course material will continuously expand and deepen as new content is added by the GreenBuildingAdvisor team, which includes 15 nationally recognized green building experts.Don Ferrier of Ferrier Homes in Ft. Worth, Texas is a leading member of the NAHB Green Building Subcommittee working with NAHB and BuildingGreen on this new program. “I am very impressed with the GBA website,” says Ferrier. “Its depth and breadth is a good fit for the new Master Green Builder Remodeler designation, building substantially on the Certified Green Professional program.”NAHB is planning to offer the new Advanced two-day class in early 2010.For more information, visit http://www.nahbgreen.org/.About BuildingGreenBuildingGreen, LLC, at www.BuildingGreen.com, has provided the building industry with quality information on sustainable design and construction since its founding in 1985. Publications of the Brattleboro, Vermont company include Environmental Building News, the GreenSpec¯ Directory, and the residential design and construction resource GreenBuildingAdvisor.com. For information, visit www.BuildingGreen.com or call 802-257-7300.About the NAHB Green Building ProgramThe NAHB Green Building Program helps move the practice of green building into the mainstream, increasing the incorporation of energy efficiency, water and resource conservation, sustainable or recycled products, and indoor air quality in the everyday process of home building. The program includes the ANSI-approved ICC-700-2008 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines, the National Green Building Conference, and the Certified Green Professional designation. For additional information visit http://www.nahbgreen.org/ or call 877-624-2476.Media Contacts:Peter Yost, [email protected] Riedy, [email protected]last_img read more

first_imgFacebook is currently facing 31 consolidated lawsuits over its bungled $16 billion IPO last May, and the social media giant and dozens of banks have joined hands in asking a federal judge to throw them all out. Facebook’s stance: before going public last May 18, “…it had no obligation to publicly disclose internal projections on how increased mobile usage and product decisions might affect future revenue,” reports Reuters. In other words, Facebook thinks the investors collectively suing it are trying to enforce an SEC rule that has been ignored for decades – just because the stock ended up tanking after the IPO. The lawyer representing the plaintiffs has not responded.  Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Related Posts A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit readwritecenter_img Tags:#Facebook#Finance#IPO#lawsuit#now#SEC Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videoslast_img read more