Labourer jailed for stealing from vendor

first_imgJailed: Devon WilliamsMagistrate Leron Daly on Friday sentenced an Industry, East Coast Demerara (ECD) labourer to one year imprisonment when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts; charged for stealing a quantity of items.Devon Williams admitted to the charge which stated that on June 17, 2019 at Water and Robb Streets, Georgetown, he stole one vendor’s cart, a quantity of alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, confectionaries, cigarettes and other items amounting to $90, 400 property of Dellon Barker.Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh told the Court that on the day in question, the Virtual Complainant went to collect his cart but it was missing. Eyewitnesses later identified the defendant to the VC as the person who was seen removing the cart. The Court also heard that as the VC approached the labourer, he ran away, and as such, a report was made to the Police. Williams was later seen and arrested.last_img read more

Muck Crops Field Day

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University will offer a July 28 field day focusing on the needs of fresh-market vegetable producers that will offer farmers the latest information on diseases facing muck crops.The Muck Crops Field Day is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Muck Crops Agricultural Research Station, 4875 state Route 103 S in Willard.The station covers 15-plus acres of high-organic-matter muck soil in Huron County’s productive “salad bowl” region, said Bob Filbrun, the station’s manager.The workshop will also offer growers information on several research trials being conducted at the station, including a look at herbicides used on nurse crops such as barley and oats, Filbrun said.“The field day will include a session that focuses on what issues local muck crop growers are facing this year on their farms and how things are going for them in production so far this season,” he said. “The second half of the morning will focus on plant pathology, including club rot issues in greens as well as a look at the use of a new fungicide, Orondis, which is used for control of root rot in cucurbit crops.“We will also look at the latest research on carrot weevil control.”The event will also offer updates on the station’s latest research findings on managing weeds, insects and diseases in muck-soil vegetable crops, Filbrun said.The event is being held in collaboration with the Huron County office of Ohio State University Extension. OARDC and OSU Extension are the research and outreach arms, respectively, of the college. The program is free and open to the public and will include a catered brunch.For more information or to RSVP for the program, visit the station’s website at or contact Filbrun at 419-935-1201 or [email protected]last_img read more