Victoria to introduce $ 3,000 grant for electric vehicles

Buying an electric car may become easier for Victorians, with the state government announcing a new grant of $ 3,000. This grant will apply to Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) and will be available for up to 20,000 vehicles from May 2, 2021. According to the Andrews government in Victoria, the …

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More than 5 million people face extreme hunger as the Tigray conflict has erupted for six months

Planting season ends as thousands of farmers lose tools, seeds and livestock Six months after the conflict began in Tigray, thousands of farmers have nothing to plant before the rainy season as the crisis exacerbated by climate-fueled locusts devastated their tools and livestock and pushed more than 5 millions of …

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Uganda Food Security Outlook Update, April 2021 – In Karamoja, the crisis (IPC Phase 3) will likely persist in August due to a delay in cultivation – Burundi

KEY MESSAGES • Delayed and below average cumulative precipitation delayed planting by at least three weeks in northern and parts of eastern Uganda. Near-average precipitation is forecast for May and is likely to support the development of late-maturing crops. However, the timing of the first season cereal and pulse harvests …

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COVID pandemic slashes Illinois economy by 4% in 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ economy shrank 4% in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc in many of its sectors, although there were signs of recovery at the end of the year . These preliminary figures, released last week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the US Department of Labor, …

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5 important equipment trends for dealers in 2021 [Webinar]

We are in a once-in-a-career bull market and your price prediction and used equipment strategy may be more important than ever. Iron Comps, with its real-time access to over 100,000 auction values ​​representing over 70% of the entire agricultural auction market, will uncover the most important strategic price trends buried …

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Windsor Elementary School uses the garden for lessons and skills development

WINDSOR – Students Brooke Borja and Boston Bowring faced off against a small garden box outside Windsor Elementary School on Thursday. Borja, whose family owns a farm in Palermo, told Bowring what to do to remove weeds around strawberries and blueberries. Bowring is less familiar with gardening, but he and …

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Taste of Wine: A dynamic Italian duo – Flora and Antica

Editor Frank and I were delighted to attend the recent Antica Wine dinner at Flora Bar & Kitchen under the direction of owner Sal Ercolano. As a reminder, Ercolano was Taste of Wine and Food Restaurateur of the Year 2020. When many were closing restaurants, Ercolano bought Amici and converted …

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Laurelvale’s dog plays role in series finale of BBC show Everybody Loves – Armagh I

This is the TV show that has captivated the country for weeks – and it made the debates, the news and the newspapers! And you can’t go on social media without seeing comment after comment and – until last night (Sunday) – theory after theory. It is, of course, Line …

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3 energy stocks with dividends yielding more than 5%

The oil and gas industry has been recovering since the second half of 2020 as countries around the world strive to reopen their industrial and manufacturing sectors. OPEC’s voluntary production cuts and rising global demand led to a steady rise in oil prices in the first quarter. As the difficult …

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Spring flowering bulbs should take a natural course

As spring flowering bulbs go through the flowering process, keep the following three care tips in mind.1. If possible, remove faded flowers with scissors or hand pruning shears. This allows the plant to conserve its energy for flowering the following year rather than using it to produce seeds. 2. Let …

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