Bird marketing – Budgies Paradise http://budgies-paradise.com/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 06:05:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://budgies-paradise.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-41-150x150.png Bird marketing – Budgies Paradise http://budgies-paradise.com/ 32 32 Focus on the theme “Investing in games” on March 1 and 2, 2023 – European Gaming Industry News https://budgies-paradise.com/focus-on-the-theme-investing-in-games-on-march-1-and-2-2023-european-gaming-industry-news/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 02:05:05 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/focus-on-the-theme-investing-in-games-on-march-1-and-2-2023-european-gaming-industry-news/ Reading time: 3 minutes The Hamburg Games Conference will return on March 1 and 2, 2023 as an on-site event at a new location in Hamburg. The conference theme “Investing in Games” will shed light on current and future developments in the international games industry: where are the still untapped potentials in the games markets? […]]]>
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The Hamburg Games Conference will return on March 1 and 2, 2023 as an on-site event at a new location in Hamburg. The conference theme “Investing in Games” will shed light on current and future developments in the international games industry: where are the still untapped potentials in the games markets? What difficulties do studios face in finding funding and partners for their projects? Will the wave of billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions in the international games industry continue? The latest edition of the conference, the Hamburg Games Conference Hybrid 2022, welcomed over 600 attendees online and in Hamburg. Tickets are available now, starting with discounted early bird tickets at last year’s rate until January 12, 2023: https://HGC2023.eventbrite.co.uk. The call for speakers for HGC 2023 runs until January 20, 2023: https://www.gamesconference.com/call-for-papers

The Hamburg Games Conference 2023 will offer two parallel conference tracks on each of the two days: In the main track, the conference theme “Investing in games” will be explored from the perspective of game studios and investors. The second part will highlight the theme of “Funding” on the one hand – many speakers will share their experiences and best practices for working with investors or public funding to finance and market digital games. On the other hand, lectures and keynotes on development and startup topics will provide a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges of the growing gaming market. In addition, exhibitors from various areas of the gaming industry will present their (indie) games and services in an exhibition area.

“The theme of our conference “Investing in Games” has many facets – with the Hamburg Games Conference 2023, we are creating a platform to share knowledge and first-hand experiences. Both in terms of together and practical best practices for the multitude of companies and start-ups active in the gaming industry in Hamburg and around the world,” says Dennis Schoubye, Head of Gamecity Hamburg, the localization initiative which is co- organizer of the Hamburg Games Conference.

The first highlights of the program will be announced soon – further contributions are sought via the call for speakers

The conference organizing team, consisting of Super Crowd Entertainment, Gamecity Hamburg and GRAEF Rechtsanwälte, will soon announce the first keynote speakers from the international games industry.

At the same time, the Hamburg Games Conference is calling for submissions of conference contribution proposals in English. The call for speakers runs through January 20, 2023. Submissions on the topics of “Investing in Games”, Game Funding and Development, and Marketing are now open to https://www.gamesconference.com/call-for-papers.

Strengthen networking and exchanges with an on-site event only

After two conference editions with digital and hybrid event concepts, the program for the 14th Hamburg Games Conference in 2023 will once again be held entirely on site and for the first time in the Altonaer Museum Hamburg.

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“The many successful transactions in the games industry in recent years show that it is very interesting to invest in games and game companies. To this end, we would like to present examples and best practices during a on-site event only. The Hamburg Games Conference stands for innovative content, high-quality networking and inspiring exchanges,” says Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef, Managing Partner of co-host law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte.

Early bird tickets available now

Tickets are available for the Hamburg Games Conference 2023 now, starting with a discounted pre-registration phase until January 12, 2023:

Business tickets at 199 euros provide access to the two-day conference program as well as the possibility to organize meetings with other conference guests and make valuable new contacts via the MeetToMatch digital matchmaking system .

Starter Tickets are also available exclusively for small businesses and startups. They allow you to participate in the entire conference program as well as to use MeetToMatch at the reduced price of 99 euros.

Students can participate in the conference program for 25 euros.

All current information about the Hamburg Games Conference can be found at www.gamesconference.com.

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11 deals and tips to save money on groceries this Thanksgiving https://budgies-paradise.com/11-deals-and-tips-to-save-money-on-groceries-this-thanksgiving/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 21:38:25 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/11-deals-and-tips-to-save-money-on-groceries-this-thanksgiving/ There’s exactly one week left until Thanksgiving, the holiday when loved ones gather around a table to enjoy a turkey with all the trimmings. Unfortunately we are live in an age of inflation, and these toppings are expected to cost us much more than in past years. But, with a little planning, you can ensure […]]]>

There’s exactly one week left until Thanksgiving, the holiday when loved ones gather around a table to enjoy a turkey with all the trimmings. Unfortunately we are live in an age of inflation, and these toppings are expected to cost us much more than in past years. But, with a little planning, you can ensure that the hole in your wallet remains minimal.

On November 16, the American Farm Bureau, a federation of farmers and ranchers, released its 37th annual survey which estimates the average cost of a classic Thanksgiving feast for 10. The Bureau found that this year that cost is $64.05 or about $6.40 per person, a 20% increase over the average of $53.31 from last year.

That makes this year the most expensive Thanksgiving dinner in the Bureau’s 37 years of holiday investigations. A difference of $10.47 is obvious for a special meal, but when you break it down, the financial impact extends far beyond the holidays.

So what is to blame for these price increases, exactly? Basically, all of this is due to the global conflict.

“The war in Ukraine is affecting a number of commodity prices, beyond our general inflation rates,” American Farm Bureau Chief Economist Dr. Roger Cryan told Vicki Nguyen November 17 TODAY ‘HUI. “Farmers are feeling this pain, they’ve seen their fuel prices double, their fertilizer prices triple.

The biggest increase in holiday food costs belongs to a 14-ounce bag of cubed stuffing mix, which has risen in price by 69%. The smallest inflated cost of a holiday staple belongs to a 30-ounce box of pumpkin pie mix, though it’s still up 18%.

The centerpiece of most Thanksgiving tables is the turkey, and main event prices have gone up. It’s now 21% more for a 16 pound turkey, going from $23.99 to $28.96. For turkeys, the conflict in Ukraine is not the only reason prices have soared. There was also an outbreak of bird flu which impacted the population – and size – of the holiday bird.

“Our understanding is that turkey production is only down 2% from a year ago, so there may be smaller turkeys, it may be more difficult to find a large bird,” said cryan.

The news isn’t all bad, though. Fresh cranberries are actually down in price this year. A 12-ounce bag of fresh cranberries is down 14% in price, so making a new batch of cranberry sauce rather than buying a box will potentially save you money.

Grocery Deals to Grab Before Thanksgiving

“The reality is that around Thanksgiving, grocery stores take the promotional dollars that they’ve accrued throughout the year for manufacturers and they put them into promotions for consumers so they can get those great deals. on the shelf,” said Greg Ferrara. , president and CEO of the National Grocers Association at TODAY.

Yes, there are indeed deals to be had at grocery stores — and in fact, grocery stores are aggressively pushing deals this year, hoping to combat the turkey bulge, so to speak. Here are a few.

Aldi

On November 2, 2022, Aldi announced in a press release that it was matching its 2019 prices on certain Thanksgiving-related items. This translates to a whole frozen turkey at $1.07 per pound compared to $1.59.

whole foods

Amazon-owned Whole Foods also has a frozen turkey deal right now at $1.49 a pound.

Safeway

At Safeway, a supermarket chain with operations in 17 states and the District of Columbia, there are deals this week for sweet potatoes, as well as ham, which faced major price hikes just before the holidays. .

Other Ways to Save on Thanksgiving Dinner

There are other ways to save on Thanksgiving dinner using a few simple steps to keep you and your wallet full when Thanksgiving dinner is over.

Make a list and stick to it

We all know the “target effect” – the way you unwittingly overspend at stores like Target and others. This phenomenon can also happen at the supermarket if you don’t have a list, so be sure to plan what you need before heading to the store.

Loyalty programs

Join in-store loyalty programs that offer easily redeemable perks like Target Circle Rewardswhich earns you 1% of your total with every purchase to redeem later on Target.

Apps are the way to go

Enjoy various apps like Basketwhich allows users to search local stores to compare prices of everyday products or Flipwhich quickly scans all available weekly listings to show you where you can get the items you need on sale. Ibotta gives users cash back every time they shop, providing discounts on food purchases.

Pay attention to the weight

Watch the price per ounce so you don’t fall into a marketing trap and pay more than expected. Also, be sure to look at the label on your turkeys and make sure it doesn’t state any added water or juice so the extra weight doesn’t factor into the price of your bird.

Plan for the guests you have

If you have a small guest list, opting for thighs or breasts instead of a whole turkey will save you a lot on food you may not be eating. Also carry about a third of a pound per person for the food you prepare, so you don’t over-prepare.

Save money on dairy and eggs by freezing them

We all have to pour out a gallon of stale milk before we’ve had a chance to use it all up, but chef and TV personality Monti Carlo has some tips for reducing that waste.

“You can freeze milk and you can also cook with soured milk,” Monti Carlo told TODAY, adding that you can use this processed milk the same way you would sour cream or buttermilk. . But don’t drink it.

Carlo also said that when you find a deal on eggs, buy in bulk, crack the eggs you are not going to use right away, mix beforehand with a whisk and freeze in ice cube trays for later. You can also save extra bread for that homemade stuffing you don’t use by ending up putting it in the freezer as well.

It’s not too late to shop

If you haven’t done your Thanksgiving Day shopping yet, don’t worry, it’s not too late.

“It’s a great weekend for shopping,” Ferrara said. “Especially turkeys – if they buy frozen turkeys, depending on the size.”

Go generic – no one but you will know

Canned, canned, or frozen foods with generic labels will always be cheaper than branded items. Opting for the store-brand item will lower your total Thanksgiving spending, especially when it comes to single-ingredient baking supplies like flour or sugar.

I promise, no one will be able to tell, except maybe your bank balance.

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Avian flu (avian influenza): latest situation in England https://budgies-paradise.com/avian-flu-avian-influenza-latest-situation-in-england/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 21:09:59 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/avian-flu-avian-influenza-latest-situation-in-england/ Contents: Latest Status There have been 105 confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in England since October 1, 2022. There were 239 cases of (HPAI) H5N1 in England since the start of the H5N1 outbreak in October 2021. If you are in an area with avian flu, you should follow the rules […]]]>

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Latest Status

There have been 105 confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in England since October 1, 2022.

There were 239 cases of (HPAI) H5N1 in England since the start of the H5N1 outbreak in October 2021.

If you are in an area with avian flu, you should follow the rules of this area.

Update November 11

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in commercial poultry on November 11, 2022:

  • near Colkirk, Breckland, Norfolk (AIV 2022/197)
  • near Berkswell, Solihull, West Midlands (AIV 2022/198)

A 3 km protection zone and a 10 km surveillance zone are in place around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely slaughtered.

Update November 10

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in other captive birds (other than poultry) on November 10, 2022:

  • near Hale, Halton, Cheshire (AIV 2022/194)
  • second local near Hale, Halton, Cheshire (AIV 2022/195)

A 3 km captive bird controlled (surveillance) zone is in place around each of the premises. All birds on the premises will be humanely culled.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) The H5N1 virus was confirmed in commercial poultry on 10 November 2022 at premises near Northallerton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire (AIV 2022/196). A 3 km protection zone and a 10 km surveillance zone are in place around the premises. All poultry on the premises will be humanely slaughtered.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) The H5N1 virus was confirmed in commercial poultry on 28 September 2022 at premises near Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire (AIV 2022/83). Following successful disease control and surveillance activities in the zones, the 3 km protection zone has ended and the area that formed the protection zone is now part of the 10 km surveillance zone.

Latest news from GOV.UK

Mandatory housing measures for all poultry and captive birds are now in force across England.

Find the details of the measures applicable in England: AIPZ statement including housing measures.

Announcing a new set of measures to support the poultry industry against avian flu.

All bird flu cases and disease areas

To find details of all bird flu cases and disease areas in England.

Find details about bird flu case in Scotland, case in Wales and case in Northern Ireland.

Advice on bird flu

Find out how:

To find bird flu vaccination tips.

Risk levels

The risk of highly pathogenic infection (HPAI) H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Britain is assessed as very high (the event is almost certainly occurring).

The risk of exposure of poultry to HPAI H5 in Great Britain is rated as high (the event occurs very often) (with low uncertainty) when there are substantial biosecurity violations and poor and medium biosecurity (i.e. the event occurs regularly) (with high uncertainty) when good biosecurity is applied.

Find details of the evidence that supported these decisions in the risk and outbreak assessments.

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) indicate that avian influenza is primarily a disease of birds and that the risk to public health is very low.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said bird flu poses a very low food safety risk to UK consumers. Properly cooked poultry and poultry products, including eggs, are safe to eat.

Avian flu webinars

Whether you have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock, the avian flu webinars “stop the spread” explain what you can do to protect your birds.

Outdoor and organic status

Eggs

If you are in a bird flu zone with housing measures, you can keep your free breeder status if the housing measures do not last longer than 16 weeks.

Birds will regain their free range status when they:

If housing measures last longer than 16 weeks, contact your responsible sector body or organic certification body if you are concerned about losing your organic or outdoor status.

Meat

Under EU poultry meat marketing regulations, farmers who are required by the government to house their birds can retain their free-range status provided the birds have passed at least half their living with access to outdoor or hosted areas during the fixed grace period of 12 weeks. .

If the birds are housed for more than half of their life outside the 12-week grace period, they can no longer be traded free range.

“Traditionally free-ranging” and “totally free-ranging” birds should normally have continuous daytime access to open-air range from a certain age depending on the species. In the case of “traditional free-range” chickens, it is 6 weeks old with a minimum age at slaughter of 81 days.

A chicken will lose its ability to achieve “Traditional Free-Range” status if it is kept beyond the 12 week grace period and after the first 6 weeks of life and can never achieve it. For “free range – total freedom” birds, they must have continuous access to outdoor enclosures. They will lose their free range status if they continue to be housed after the grace period and will never be able to achieve “free range – full freedom” status.

For longer term concerns about possible loss of status, for example organic or free range, you should consult the responsible sector body or organic certifying body.

Defracontingency policies and plans

Defracontrols cases of bird flu by:

Defrahas defined practical information to support land managers, the public and bird and environmental organizations in their response to the growing threat of avian influenza.

The mitigation strategy for avian influenza in wild birds in England and Wales explains how these groups, working with the government and its delivery partners, can reduce the impact on wild bird populations while protecting public health, the wider environment and the rural economy.

Find out at report discoveries of dead wild birds.

Avian flu legislation

Legislation in England includes:

For Scotland go to Scottish Government website..

For Wales, go to Welsh Government website.

For Northern Ireland go to DAERA-NI website.

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The Future of FinTech – Israel Delegation in Atlanta https://budgies-paradise.com/the-future-of-fintech-israel-delegation-in-atlanta/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 22:26:48 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/the-future-of-fintech-israel-delegation-in-atlanta/ The Future of FinTech – Israel Delegation in Atlanta Register online Sign up for The Future of FinTech – Israel Delegation in Atlanta event on November 9, Sponsored by Alston and bird. Agenda: Overview of investors and executives 10:45-1:00 Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commercee (191 Peachtree Street NE #3400) 10:45-11:00 – Registration & Networking 11:00-11:05 […]]]>

The Future of FinTech – Israel Delegation in Atlanta

Register online

Sign up for The Future of FinTech – Israel Delegation in Atlanta event on November 9, Sponsored by Alston and bird.

Agenda:

Overview of investors and executives

10:45-1:00 Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commercee (191 Peachtree Street NE #3400)

10:45-11:00 – Registration & Networking

11:00-11:05 – Conexx: America-Israel Business Alliance Welcome

  • 11:05-11:15 a.m. – Brief presentations by participants to investors (1 min each)
  • 11h15-12h15 – Israeli presentations and Q&A
  • 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Presentations, networking and optional one-on-one meetings

Primary session: The future of FinTech

2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Alston and bird (1201 W. Peachtree Street, Floor 49)

  • 2:00-2:30 p.m. – Registration and networking
  • 2:30-2:35 p.m. – Welcome by Conexx: US-Israeli Business Alliance
  • 2:35 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Alston and bird panel on The future of FinTech
  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. – Israeli presentations and Q&A
  • 4:00-4:30 p.m. – FinTech Buyers Business Needs Forum
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Networking and individual meetings

Consulate Reception

5:45-7:30 p.m. Alston and bird (1201 W. Peachtree Street, Floor 49)

  • 5:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m. – Partner presentations by Conexx: America-Israel Business Alliance (TAG/MAC/FinTech Atlanta/ATDC/MOE)
  • 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Reception and networking evening organized by the General Consul and Alston and bird

Dinner and evening optional

  • 8:00 PM – Late – Dinner, Drinks and Party

Israeli FinTech companies:

  • Astrix Security: Access management for third-party integrations (astrix.security)
  • Credits Technologies: Card management and payment processing systems (credits.com)
  • Custodia: AI-powered expense management platform for businesses (custodia.ai)
  • Fugu: Follow-up of post-purchase payments (fugu-it.com)
  • Gigaspaces: Memory technology (gigaspaces.com)
  • insait: Predictive analysis for marketing campaigns (insait.io)
  • Iron jacket: Data protection and identity (ironvest.io)
  • pay me: Online payment platform (payme.io)
  • Reach: Remote Customer Collaboration Platform for Business Transactions (reachhq.com)
  • Rebillia: Intelligent, flexible and dynamic subscription and billing platform (rebillia.com)
  • SensePass: Building a new future for contactless payment options (sensepass.com)

Hosted by Conexx: the American-Israeli business alliance and its partners: TAG, Fintech Atlanta, ATDC, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Rebillia, Israel Economic Mission, Israel Export Institute, NY Israel Chamber of Commerce and Consulate General of Israel. Please see the full agenda below.

Register online

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Chart Industries (NYSE:GTLS) Releases Fiscal 2022 Earnings Forecast https://budgies-paradise.com/chart-industries-nysegtls-releases-fiscal-2022-earnings-forecast/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 13:30:09 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/chart-industries-nysegtls-releases-fiscal-2022-earnings-forecast/ Industries Chart (NYSE: GTLS – Get a rating) updated its full-year 2022 earnings guidance on Sunday. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.00 to $5.25 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 5,000. $13. The company released a revenue forecast of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, compared to a consensus revenue estimate […]]]>

Industries Chart (NYSE: GTLSGet a rating) updated its full-year 2022 earnings guidance on Sunday. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.00 to $5.25 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 5,000. $13. The company released a revenue forecast of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, compared to a consensus revenue estimate of $1.74 billion. Chart Industries also updated its guidance for fiscal year 2023 to $7.50 – $8.50 EPS.

Chart Industries Stock Performance

Shares of GTLS Action opened at $230.56 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $200.03 and its two-hundred-day moving average is $186.38. The company has a current ratio of 1.23, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt ratio of 0.36. The company has a market capitalization of $8.45 billion, a P/E ratio of 125.99 and a beta of 1.48. Chart Industries has a 12-month low of $108.29 and a 12-month high of $240.97.

Analyst upgrades and downgrades

Several equity research analysts have recently weighed in on GTLS shares. Wells Fargo & Company raised its target price on Chart Industries shares from $209.00 to $248.00 in a research note on Thursday. Jefferies Financial Group began covering Chart Industries stocks in a Wednesday, October 19 report. They issued a buy rating and price target of $250.00 on the stock. Piper Sandler lowered its price target on Chart Industries from $229.00 to $228.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a Monday, October 31 report. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Chart Industries shares from a Neutral rating to a Buy rating and raised its target price for the stock from $200.00 to $259.00 in a Thursday 15 research report. september. Finally, Cowen raised his price target on Chart Industries to $225.00 in a Tuesday, August 9 report. One financial analyst has assigned the stock a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned the stock a buy rating. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has a Moderate Buy average rating and an average price target of $227.92.

Hedge funds weigh on graphic industries

Several hedge funds have recently changed their holdings to GTLS. Guggenheim Capital LLC increased its position in Chart Industries shares by 148.0% during the first quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 3,232 shares of the industrial products company valued at $556,000 after acquiring 1,929 additional shares during the period. Walleye Capital LLC bought a new position in Chart Industries in Q1 worth approximately $532,000. Captrust Financial Advisors increased its position in Chart Industries shares by 62.1% during the first quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 3,079 shares of the industrial products company valued at $529,000 after buying an additional 1,180 shares last quarter. Brinker Capital Investments LLC increased its stake in Chart Industries shares by 25.5% in Q1. Brinker Capital Investments LLC now owns 2,866 shares of the industrial products company worth $492,000 after acquiring 583 additional shares in the last quarter. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL increased its position in Chart Industries by 11.4% in the first quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 2,484 shares of the industrial products company worth $427,000 after acquiring 255 more shares last quarter.

Graphic Company Profile

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Chart Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells engineered equipment for the power and industrial gas industries worldwide. The Company operates through four segments: Cryo Tank Solutions, Heat Transfer Systems, Specialty Products and Repair, Service & Leasing. It provides bulk and packaged cryogenic gas solutions for the storage, distribution, vaporization and application of industrial gases; cryogenic trailers, ISO containers, bulk storage tanks, loading facilities and regasification equipment for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in virtual pipeline applications; and large vacuum-insulated storage tanks as equipment for standard liquefaction plant buyers.

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Thanksgiving Turkey Shortage Opens New Possibilities – YubaNet https://budgies-paradise.com/thanksgiving-turkey-shortage-opens-new-possibilities-yubanet/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 00:09:11 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/thanksgiving-turkey-shortage-opens-new-possibilities-yubanet/ The Great Turkey Shortage of 2022 is real. Thanksgiving tables won’t groan under the weight of a 20+ pound turkey with all the trimmings. But don’t despair, your local stores offer you smaller birds and delicious alternatives. Why the shortage? Highly pathogenic avian influenza, also known as bird flu, has decimated commercial flocks in the […]]]>

The Great Turkey Shortage of 2022 is real. Thanksgiving tables won’t groan under the weight of a 20+ pound turkey with all the trimmings. But don’t despair, your local stores offer you smaller birds and delicious alternatives.

Why the shortage?

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, also known as bird flu, has decimated commercial flocks in the United States. Like human flu, strains of bird flu vary in strength and infectivity. For 2022, the CDC reports 310 counties in 44 states with outbreaks, affecting 49,001,035 birds. [source: H5N1 bird flu detection page]

Will the available turkeys be safe to eat?

All turkeys found in retail stores are either inspected by the USDA or by state systems that have standards equivalent to those of the federal government. Organic birds must meet additional certifications.

Local shops, local food to the rescue

Three weeks from the end, local shops are adapting to the situation. We spoke to staff at the local grocery store who shared the current situation – and also offered tips for a great meal.

At SPD in Nevada City, Matt has a limited supply of frozen turkeys, all under 16 pounds. Fresh turkeys will be available, up to 19 pounds, but no larger birds. Of course, the meat department has their usual full selection of beef, pork, lamb, chicken and don’t forget the seafood.

SPD in Grass Valley is very much in the same boat. The turkey supply is at its lowest in a decade, 24% less than last year, according to Glenn. Norbest fresh turkeys will be available, but in limited quantities. Small birds are available for reservation, and Glenn suggests alternatives like pheasant, duck, goose or a dip from their large seafood selection.

California Organics in Nevada City will receive only a fraction of organic turkeys ordered, according to owner Eric. He suggests alternatives like meatloaf, chicken or salmon and recommends their nut bread as a vegetarian option. Supplement with abundant local and seasonal products.

Natural Selections in Grass Valley and Mother Truckers in North San Juan both said only a small percentage of natural or organic turkeys ordered will be available from their supplier. Once quantities are known, sign-up sheets will be posted in stores. Eli and Jack recommend alternatives like veggie crust bread or organic chicken if the bird on the table is a must. There is no shortage of seasonal products and fruits, be creative!

Rebecca Torpie, Marketing Director of BriarPatch Food Co-op, said, “Fortunately, natural and organic turkeys aren’t hit as hard as conventional poultry. We have excellent relationships with our suppliers and are confident that we will have a good supply for the holidays. However, this shortage is not only local, it is national and certainly affects all markets. At the start of the pandemic, we encouraged early purchases to ease traffic through the store and launched a $5 turkey flash sale the week before Thanksgiving. We encourage people to shop early again this year for their bird and pantry products to enjoy the best customer experience. The turkeys will be available on November 17.

Start your preparation

Let’s face it, cooking a new dish for Thanksgiving can be daunting. Why not try a new recipe in the next few weeks? Talk to your meat or deli counter pros and let them help you out. Thanksgiving will be fine, giant bird or not.

Want to share a recipe? Please write to us and we would also love to see photos of your culinary creations. Leading up to Thanksgiving, we’ll be sharing cooking tips and recipes to make your vacation as stress-free as possible.

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Brief analysis of the Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market industry, analysis of key players and forecast to 2030 https://budgies-paradise.com/brief-analysis-of-the-electronic-commercial-vehicles-market-industry-analysis-of-key-players-and-forecast-to-2030/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 13:39:29 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/brief-analysis-of-the-electronic-commercial-vehicles-market-industry-analysis-of-key-players-and-forecast-to-2030/ The Stratagem Market Insights research report has recently added a new title report on Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market report from its database. The report provides a study with a detailed overview, describing the industry product, size, share, and scope, and elaborates the market outlook and status. for 2030. The Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market research report […]]]>

The Stratagem Market Insights research report has recently added a new title report on Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market report from its database. The report provides a study with a detailed overview, describing the industry product, size, share, and scope, and elaborates the market outlook and status. for 2030.

The Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market research report offers key statistics on the market status of global and regional manufacturers and is an important source of guidance that properly guides companies and individuals interested in the industry. The data models used for the research methodology are Merchant Positioning Grid, Timeline Market Analysis, Market Overview and Guide, Company Positioning Grid, Share Analysis enterprise market, measurement standards, in-depth analysis and vendor analysis. SWOT analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis are two of the most widely used techniques when generating a cohesive commercial vehicle report online.

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Major key players operating in the Electronic Utility Vehicle Market include:

❖ ABVolvo
❖ Ankai
❖Ashok Leyland
❖ Blue Bird Corporation
❖ BYD
❖ CIF
❖ Changsha Sunda New Energy Technology Co. Ltd.
❖ Carriage Motors
❖ Ebusco
❖ Golden Dragon
❖ Irizar
❖IVECO
❖ JBM Auto Limited
❖ Karsan
❖ King Long
❖ Mercedes-Benz Group
❖ NFI Group
❖ Olectra Greentech
❖ Otokar Otomotiv Ve Savunma Sanayi A.ª
❖ Proterra
❖ Rivian
❖ Scania
❖Skoda
❖ Tata Engines
❖ Theme
❖ The Lion Electric Company
❖ VDL Group
❖ Workaholic Group
❖ Yin Long Energy
❖ Yutong
❖ Zenith Engines
❖ Zhongtong Bus Holding

Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market, By Product:

❖ Electric van
❖ Electric bus
❖ Electric Truck
❖ Others

Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market, By Application:

❖ Last mile delivery
❖ Garbage Service
❖ Field Services
❖ Long distance transportation
❖ Distribution
❖ Others

A Brief Overview of the Scope of E-Commercial Vehicle Market:

Overall industry compensation
Individualized and overall growth rate
Market trends
Competitive scope
Product range
Field of application
Distributor Analysis
Sales channel assessment
Marketing Channel Trends – Now and Later
Market competition trend
Market concentration rate

Market Analysis and Outlook: Global Online Commercial Vehicles Market:

This Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market report provides details about recent new developments, trade regulations, import and export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, share of market, the impact of national and localized market players, analyzes opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growth, niches and dominance of applications, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To get more insights on the E-Commercial Vehicles market, contact us for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you make an informed market decision to achieve market growth.

Market Analysis and Outlook: Global Online Commercial Vehicles Market:

This Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market report provides details about recent new developments, trade regulations, import and export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, share of market, the impact of national and localized market players, analyzes opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growth, niches and dominance of applications, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To get more insights on the E-Commercial Vehicles market, contact us for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you make an informed market decision to achieve market growth.

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Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market, By Region: The Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, product as listed above.

The countries covered in the Electronic Commercial Vehicles market report are USA, Canada, and Mexico North America, Germany, France, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) in Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.

Important takeaways from the study:

[A] The Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market report hosts a plethora of deliverables that can prove highly beneficial. Suppose, for example, that the report highlights information relating to market competition trends – highly essential data subject to competitive intelligence and ongoing market trends that would enable shareholders to stay competitive and get the most out of it. growth opportunities prevailing in the Electronic Commercial Vehicles market. .
[B] Another key finding of the report can be attributed to the rate of market concentration which would help investors to speculate on the current sell-off dominance and plausible future trends.
[C] Other deliverables provided in the report include details regarding the sales channels deployed by prominent vendors to detail their position in the industry. Some of them include direct and indirect marketing.

Answers to key questions in the report:

👉 What is the growth potential of the E-Commercial Vehicle market?
👉 Which product segment will take the lion’s share?
👉 Which application segment will experience strong growth?
👉 What are the future pockets and investment opportunities in the E-Commercial Vehicle market?
👉 What are the leading companies?
👉 What are the key trends that are positively impacting market growth?
👉 What growth strategies are the players considering to stay in the market?

Some highlights from the table of contents:

1 E-commerce Vehicle Report Overview
1.1 Scope of the study
1.2 Market Analysis by Type
1.3 Market by Application
1.4 Objectives of the study
1.5 years considered

2 Global Growth Trends
2.1 Global Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market Outlook
2.2 Electric Vehicle Growth Trends by Regions
2.3 Electronic Commercial Vehicles Industry Dynamics

3 Competition Landscape by Key Players
3.1 Global Top Commercial Vehicles Online Players by Revenue
3.2 Global Commercial Electronic Vehicles Market Share by Company Type (Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3)
3.3 Players covered: classification by turnover of e-commerce vehicles
3.4 Global Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market Concentration Ratio
3.5 Commercial Vehicle Major Players Head office and Area Served
3.6 Key Players E-commerce Vehicle Product Solution and Service
3.7 Date of Enter into Electronic Commercial Vehicles Market
3.8 Mergers and acquisitions, expansion plans

4 Electronic Commercial Vehicles Breakdown Data by Type
4.1 Global Electric Vehicles Historic Market Size by Type
4.2 Global Commercial Vehicles Market Size Forecast by Type

5 E-Commercial Vehicles Failure Data by Application
5.1 Global Electric Vehicles Historic Market Size by Application
5.2 Global Commercial Vehicles Market Size Forecast by Application

6 North America
7Europe
8 Asia-Pacific
9 Latin America
10 Middle East and Africa
11 key player profiles
12 analysts’ views/conclusions

13 Appendix
13.1 Research methodology
13.1.1 Methodology/Research Approach
13.1.2 Source of data
13.2 Disclaimer
13.3 Author details

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Musk controls Twitter but where will he go from here? https://budgies-paradise.com/musk-controls-twitter-but-where-will-he-go-from-here/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 13:36:05 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/musk-controls-twitter-but-where-will-he-go-from-here/ Musk controls Twitter but where will he go from here? Elon Musk took control of Twitter after a long legal battle and months of uncertainty. The question now is what Tesla’s billionaire CEO will actually do with the social media platform. The New York Stock Exchange began the process of delisting Twitter on Friday. This […]]]>

Elon Musk took control of Twitter after a long legal battle and months of uncertainty. The question now is what Tesla’s billionaire CEO will actually do with the social media platform.

The New York Stock Exchange began the process of delisting Twitter on Friday. This means ordinary investors will no longer be able to buy and sell shares of the company, and Twitter will no longer be required to publicly reveal details of its quarterly or annual financial performance to US regulators.

Musk ousted three senior Twitter executives on Thursday, according to two people familiar with the deal. Such a shakeup was widely expected, but Musk has otherwise made conflicting statements about his vision for the company — and shared few concrete plans for how he will run it.

This left Twitter users, advertisers and employees analyzing his every move in an effort to guess where he might lead the company. Many are looking to see if he will welcome back a number of influential conservative figures banned for breaking Twitter’s rules – speculation that is only intensifying with upcoming elections in Brazil, the United States and elsewhere.

“I’ll dig deeper today,” he tweeted early Friday, in response to a conservative political podcaster who complained that the platform favors liberals and secretly degrades conservative voices. Former President Donald Trump is among those banned. Just like his ally Roger Stone, who wrote on Telegram that he was “patiently waiting to find my voice”.

The mercurial Musk didn’t make it easy to anticipate his moves.

Musk criticized Twitter’s reliance on advertisers, but issued a statement Thursday that appeared aimed at allaying their fears. He complained about speech restrictions on the platform – but then vowed he wouldn’t let it become a ‘hellscape’. And for months it wasn’t even clear if he wanted to control the company.

After Musk signed a deal to acquire Twitter in April, he tried to walk away from it, leading to the company suing him to force him to complete the acquisition. A Delaware judge had ordered the deal, originally valued at $44 billion, to be finalized by Friday.

Late Thursday, Musk tweeted, “the bird is released,” a reference to the Twitter logo.

Earlier in the week, he walked around the company’s San Francisco headquarters with a porcelain sink, changed his Twitter profile to “Chief Twit” and tweeted “Walking into Twitter headquarters – let it flow!”

People familiar with the deal said Musk fired CEO Parag Agrawal, chief financial officer Ned Segal and chief legal counsel Vijaya Gadde. Both people insisted on anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the deal. Segal confirmed his departure in a series of tweets on Friday.

Musk clashed privately with Agrawal in April, just before deciding to bid on the company, according to text messages later revealed in court documents.

Around the same time, he publicly criticized Gadde, the company’s top lawyer, in a series of tweets. A wave of harassment of Gadde from other Twitter accounts followed, including racist and misogynistic attacks, in addition to calls for Musk to get rid of her. After his dismissal, the harassment on the platform began again.

In his first big move earlier Thursday, Musk said he was buying the platform to help humanity and didn’t want it to become a “free-for-all hellscape.”

The post appeared to be aimed at addressing concerns from advertisers – Twitter’s main source of income – that Musk’s plans to promote free speech by reducing content moderation will open the floodgates to more online toxicity and drive away the users.

“The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important for the future of civilization to have a common digital public square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy way, without resorting to violence,” Musk wrote in unusual length. message for the Tesla CEO, who typically projects his thoughts in one-line tweets.

He continued, “There is a great danger right now that social media will split into far-right and far-left echo chambers that are generating more hate and dividing our society.”

Musk has previously expressed his disgust with advertising and Twitter’s reliance on it, suggesting a greater focus on other business models such as paid subscriptions that won’t allow big companies to dictate policy on how it works. social media. But on Thursday, he assured advertisers that he wanted Twitter to be “the most respected advertising platform in the world.”

The memo is a shift from Musk’s position that Twitter unfairly infringes the right to free speech by blocking misinformation or graphic content, said Pinar Yildirim, associate professor of marketing at the Wharton School of the University. University of Pennsylvania.

But it’s also a realization that the lack of content moderation is bad for business, putting Twitter at risk of losing advertisers and followers, she said.

“You don’t want a place where consumers are just bombarded with things they don’t want to hear about, and the platform takes no responsibility,” Yildirim said.

As concerns grow over the direction of Twitter’s content moderation, European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton tweeted to Musk on Friday that “in Europe the bird will fly by our rules.” .

Breton and Musk met in May and appeared together in a video in which Musk said he agreed with the 27-nation bloc’s tough new online regulations. Its Digital Services Act threatens big tech companies with billions in fines if they don’t more strictly monitor their platforms for illegal or harmful content such as hate speech and misinformation.

Musk is expected to speak directly to Twitter employees on Friday, according to an internal memo quoted in multiple outlets. There is internal confusion and low morale linked to fears of layoffs or a dismantling of the company’s culture and operations.

The Washington Post reported last week that Musk told potential investors that he plans to cut three-quarters of Twitter’s 7,500 employees when he takes ownership of the company. The newspaper cited documents and unnamed sources close to the deliberation.

Musk has spent months deriding Twitter’s “spam bots” and making sometimes contradictory statements about Twitter’s problems and how to fix them.

Thursday’s memo to advertisers shows a new focus on ad revenue, in particular the need for Twitter to deliver more “relevant ads” – which generally means targeted ads that rely on collecting and analyzing people’s personal information. users.

Yildirim said that unlike Facebook, Twitter hasn’t been good at targeting advertising to what users want to see. Musk’s post suggests he wants to address this issue, she said.

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This story has been updated to correct the language of Musk’s tweet to “the bird is released”, not “the bird has been released”.

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Follow AP’s coverage of Elon Musk: https://apnews.com/hub/elon-musk

By BARBARA ORTUTAY, TOM KRISHER and MATT O’BRIEN
AP Business Writers

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American Airlines’ winter schedule in Latin America will be 24.3% longer than before COVID https://budgies-paradise.com/american-airlines-winter-schedule-in-latin-america-will-be-24-3-longer-than-before-covid/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 00:00:00 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/american-airlines-winter-schedule-in-latin-america-will-be-24-3-longer-than-before-covid/ American airlines plans to operate more than 2,000 weekly flights to 93 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean during the upcoming winter season, marking a 24.3% growth in capacity compared to 2019, surpassing its pre-pandemic operations Following the COVID-19[feminine] pandemic. American Airlines will add flights and destinations During his participation in the AGM & […]]]>

American airlines plans to operate more than 2,000 weekly flights to 93 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean during the upcoming winter season, marking a 24.3% growth in capacity compared to 2019, surpassing its pre-pandemic operations Following the COVID-19[feminine] pandemic.


American Airlines will add flights and destinations

During his participation in the AGM & Airline Leaders Forum 2022 in Buenos Aires of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), American Airlines announced capacity growth of around 24.3% for the winter season, exceeding its pre-pandemic operation.

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By the end of this year, American Airlines, the non-Latin American airline with the largest presence in the region, will operate flights to 93 destinations in the region, with more than 2,000 weekly flights. Jose A Freig, U.S. Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, said:

“After the most critical period of the pandemic, we at American have continued to build our capabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean in direct response to the incredible demand we are seeing in the region. We are extremely proud to continue to strengthen our position as the region’s leading airline, offering our customers unparalleled access to the destinations they want to fly to.

Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Single flight.

American is set to reopen several routes in the coming weeks

American Airlines is looking to resume its seasonal flight between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Montevideo, operating three times a week, by the end of October. In November, the airline plans to launch flights to five destinations in Cuba, Holguín (HOG), Santa Clara (SNU), Santiago (SCU), Varadero (VRA) and Camagüey (CMW), all from MIA. In addition, the carrier will increase its connectivity by New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Bermuda (BDA), Mexico City (MEX) and Monterrey (MTY).

At the end of November, after a suspension of more than two years, American will resume its operations in Managua (MGA), thus completing its network in the region.

Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Single flight.

The importance of the Latin American region

American Airlines is well aware that it is a key player in the Latin American airline industry. The US carrier mainly has a strong presence in the region due to its connection from Miami International and Dallas Fort Worth (DFW).

In the third quarter of 2022, US flights to Latin America brought the carrier $1.59 billion in revenue, with a load factor of 87.4% (the largest of all the company’s markets) and the second highest yields, behind the domestic market.

So far, the Latin American market has generated $4.35 billion in revenue for American Airlines in 2022, the second highest behind the domestic segment, surpassing the Atlantic and Pacific markets for the company.

In the third quarter of 2022, American had a net income of US$483 million due to record quarterly revenue of US$13.5 billion, which represents a 13% increase over the same period in 2019, despite having 9.6% less capacity.

Beyond that, demand for short-haul domestic and international travel remains very strong, and the airline expects further improvement in demand for long-haul international travel as travel restrictions and testing requirements are raised around the world.

What do you think of the American Airlines network in Latin America and the Caribbean? What other destinations should he add? Let us know in the comments below.

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Help for gardeners: preparing for the holidays https://budgies-paradise.com/help-for-gardeners-preparing-for-the-holidays/ Sat, 22 Oct 2022 12:17:17 +0000 https://budgies-paradise.com/help-for-gardeners-preparing-for-the-holidays/ Many of us put up elaborate displays every holiday season, and with a little planning, we can make things easier. As you take down Halloween decorations, examine them for damage, repair them, and/or make a list of replacements needed for the next year. Watch the sales for great items at reduced prices. Then store in […]]]>

Many of us put up elaborate displays every holiday season, and with a little planning, we can make things easier. As you take down Halloween decorations, examine them for damage, repair them, and/or make a list of replacements needed for the next year. Watch the sales for great items at reduced prices. Then store in sturdy, labeled containers.

Then plan your next display and take inventory of your decorations, remember your neighbors and prevent displays from blinding them or music disturbing their sleep. Discard damaged ones and make a list of necessary replacements. Make sure all tender plants are identified and marked.

Consider installing lights while it’s still warm, you don’t have to rush the season by turning them on until you’re ready. Check all wires and make sure all extensions are not overloaded and rated for outdoor use.

If you plan to buy a live tree and plant it, prepare your hole early. Store the soil, covered in a place that does not freeze. If you are using a cut tree, you can report your tree early to certain vendors, ensuring the perfect tree for your celebration.

As you prepare for the holidays, prepare for the colder weather as well. Check and repair caulking on doors and windows, clean gutters, check rakes and blowers for dealing with leaves, and decide on your method and materials for dealing with icy sidewalks and driveways.

While the weather has cooled, warmed and cooled lately, the ground is still warm. Now is the perfect time to plant your trees, shrubs and perennials. Fall planting gives your garden a head start because plants have weeks to establish roots before the ground cools and freezes. You can also plant bulbs. Although the later you plant, the less time they have to establish. It is possible, but not desirable, to plant bulbs until the ground freezes.

Mystery plant of column 10/15:

I believe the plant that a reader wanted to identify is Painter’s Palette or Tovara Virginia.

It is a perennial plant that spreads by rhizomes and self-seeds. Birds eat the seeds that cling to your clothes. It spreads aggressively.I have given away countless young plants.I took this photo today in my front yard.—Carol DeMets

Torva Virginiana is another name for the plant I identified. See also Virginia knotweed, jump seeds; Scientific name: Tovara virginiana (L.) Raf. synonymous. Polygonum virginianum, Persicaria virginica.

Mystery plant of column 10/8:

I respond to your column in the October 8 issue of The Morning Call. I believe the flower is “Profusion Zinnia”. It’s a fairly new cultivar and I discovered it a few years ago in the Jung seed catalog. It is a low mound, relatively maintenance free, requiring no skull and crossbones or staking and it is deer resistant in our area. Over the past couple of years, plant stores have started carrying them, but sometimes under a different name, sometimes under the same name. I have tried saving the seeds to plant the following year, but they revert to a taller, lankier plant. An additional note – New Jersey deer have eaten them in one instance that I know of. Also, deer in NJ ate peonies when they didn’t eat them here in Pennsylvania.—ET Sheather.

Profusion Zinnia is the trade name for a hybrid of Zinnia angustifolia (narrow-leaved zinnia) and Zinnia Elegans (youth and age, common zinnia or elegant zinnia). It combines the best of each to create an easy-to-grow, drought-tolerant, long-flowering zinnia. It is available in a multitude of colors.

The yard is a pleasant mix of fallen leaves, trees adorned in yellows and golds, and a fair mix of greens. We still have wood to stack and tools to clean and store, but I’m still not much help. My recovery is slow but steady and my spirits are lifted by the steady stream of good wishes and prayers that come each day. Thank you all.

Sue Kittek is a freelance gardening columnist, writer and speaker. Send your questions to Garden Keeper at grdnkpr@gmail.com or by mail: Garden Keeper, The Morning Call, PO Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105.

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Planting: Use asters, kale, chrysanthemums, winter pansies and other fall garden favorites to brighten up the fall landscape. Finish planting spring flowering bulbs, garlic and shallot, asparagus and rhubarb, perennials, trees and shrubs. Sow seeds that require a cold period to germinate.

Seasonal: Remove pasty foliage after frosts. Remove spent annuals and vegetables from planters and flower beds. Keep walkways free of dead plants and leaves. Remove and store Halloween decorations after the holidays. Clean, check, repair and put away decorations, discarding anything damaged. Dig up and store other tender bulbs as the foliage is killed by cold or frost. Let the last wave of flowers go to seed. Many provide food for birds and small mammals during fall and winter. Plan ahead, if you’re buying a potted or burlap live Christmas tree, find a suitable planting spot, dig it up, and store it in the ground, covered or in a container in the garage.

Lawns: Rake, blow or mulch dead leaves on the lawn. Matted leaves promote mold problems and can prevent water from reaching the ground. Install the lawn until October. Treat against larvae, chinch bugs and meadow borers. Trim as needed to a height of about 2½ to 3 inches tall. Use a sharp blade. Keep newly seeded or turfed lawns watered; rain supplement in weeks when less than an inch. Fill in holes and low spots in the lawn.

Chores: Watch out for frosts. Protect tender plants and get a few more weeks of color. Stop pruning. Mark out flowerbeds, new plantings, plants emerging from late spring dormancy, and delicate plants. Avoid them when decorating or clearing snow. Ground cut: Allium moly, wilted hollyhocks. Cut bleeding hearts, blanket flowers, hardy cranesbills and Shasta daisies, leaving the basal foliage (the lower leaf tuft) to remain. Remove stems or flower stalks from daylilies, gay feathers (liatris), and yuccas. Order or buy mulch for the winter, but don’t apply it until the ground freezes. Stop watering the amaryllis bulbs. Allow the bulbs to dry out and go dormant. Store in a cool, dry place until they regrow in about 8-10 weeks. Check seed inventory for late crops and fall sowing. Harvest crops regularly, at least every other day. Remove and compost wilted plants. Drain standing water and remove anything that might collect rainwater to help control mosquito populations. Water all recent plantings and containers whenever we live a week with less than an inch of rain. Repair damaged screens and caulking around windows and doors in anticipation of the indoor invasion of overwintering insects and rodents.

Maintain protection from deer, rabbits and groundhogs for vulnerable plants. Reapply any taste or odor repellents. Clean and refill bird feeders regularly. Clean up spilled seeds and empty shells. Empty, scrub and refill birdbaths at least once a week. Use a small water heater to keep the water liquid in cold weather.

Clean out gutters and direct runoff water away from the foundation of the house.

Tools, equipment and supplies: Clean and maintain summer gear, then put it away or send it in for repair.

Check winter/fall equipment, repair or replace as needed. Security:

Check wiring before installing seasonal light displays. Clear lawns of debris before mowing or mulching leaves.

Make sure pets, children and other people are kept away from the area to be mowed or blown.

Store garden chemicals indoors, away from pets and children. Throw out expired ones at local chemical collection events. Photograph storm damage before cleaning or repairing for insurance claims and file promptly. Anytime you are outdoors and temperatures are around 50°F or warmer, watch for tick bites. Use insect repellent containing Deet on the skin. Apply a permethrin product to clothing. Wear light colored clothes, long sleeves, hats and long pants when working in the garden. Stay hydrated. Drink water or other non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic beverages. Even in cold weather, apply sunscreen, wear hats and limit sun exposure. Wear closed shoes and gloves; use eye protection; and use hearing protection when using noisy power tools.

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