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John Mayer Confirms Plans For Solo Tours Before And After Dead & Company

first_imgNow that Dead & Company has officially announced plans for a month-long summer tour, the question many John Mayer fans have been wondering is whether or not the guitarist would hit the road in support of his forthcoming solo album, The Search For Everything, due out sometime in early 2017. The answer to that question has now been answered.Dead & Company Announces Summer 2017 Tour DatesWith the Dead dates set and announced, Mayer has confirmed that he will be putting in some serious time on the road with a bit of a touring segue of his own, as he states in his most recent Facebook post, “The Search For Everything -> spring solo tour -> Dead & Co. summer tour -> solo summer tour -> tour tour tour.” So, fear not, all of you adoring John Mayer (solo) fans, this news should be just enough to whet those appetites. Take a listen to his latest single “Love on the Weekend” below.“Love on the Weekend”:last_img read more

Minister: Cyprus economy expected to rebound 4.5% in 2021

first_imgNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The finance minister of Cyprus says the Mediterranean island nation’s economy is expected to rebound by 4.5% of gross domestic product this year following a pandemic-induced contraction of around 5.5% in 2020. Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides told an investment conference on Thursday that the growth estimate comes attached with a “great level of uncertainty” because of how the pandemic may evolve. He says the unemployment in Cyprus rate rose to an estimated 8% last year, which was less than anticipated, and it is projected to drop by a percentage point this year as economic activity picks up.last_img read more

Farm Tours

first_imgThe University of Georgia is a hub for research that will shape farms tomorrow, and northeast Georgians will get a sneak peek at the future of farming at two farm tour open houses this month.At the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Durham Horticulture Farm and J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center, it’s a tradition to open the gates each summer and show off the research being conducted at each farm.The researchers and staff at the Campbell Center, located at 1420 Experiment Station Road in Watkinsville, Georgia, will host their annual farm tour and corn boil from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m on Tuesday, June 25.Conceived as a way to introduce neighbors to the farm’s research back when the 1,055-acre farm was operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the center’s annual corn boil is just what it sounds like: a feast made from the corn grown on the property.Since 2013, the Campbell Center has served as the hub of CAES’ sustainable row crop and pasture research. From living mulch to rotational grazing for grass-fed beef, researchers here work to make traditional agriculture more profitable and sustainable.Van tours will highlight the farm’s roughly 30 ongoing UGA research projects related to sustainable farming systems, nutrient cycling, water quality, organic production, livestock grazing systems, forage breeding and variety trials.Lunch will be served at about 12:30 p.m. For more information about the corn boil, email Brooke Powell at [email protected] that week, the researchers and farm managers at Durham Horticulture Farm, located at 1221 Hog Mountain Road in Watkinsville, will open the farm gates for the 2019 Twilight Summer Field Day. This educational evening stroll around the farm will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27.For the past seven years, the summer tour at Durham Horticulture Farm has provided the northeast Georgia farming community — and those who are simply curious — about where their food comes from with a chance to stroll UGA’s 90-acre organic research and horticulture farm and learn the latest information about organic growing methods.Faculty and researchers will be at their plots to talk about their research and to share best practices for small and medium vegetable and fruit producers. Topics covered will include natural pest and disease control, viticulture, no-till vegetable production, organic watermelon production, pollinator protection and beekeeping, and more.The Twilight Summer Field Day promises to be compelling for anyone interested in fruit and vegetable production, organic farming, and the challenges that growers face and how they overcome those challenges. Past summer tours have attracted more than 100 visitors to the Durham Horticulture Farm, and it’s a pleasant and informative way to wind down a summer evening.In the case of inclement weather, the 2019 Twilight Summer Field Day will be held on Friday, June 28. For more information on the open houses, email George Boyhan at [email protected] To learn about sustainable agriculture at CAES, visit sustainagga.caes.uga.edu/news.html.last_img read more