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Re: Yoda


As I recall, was not Guinan played by Whoopi Goldberg?  Interesting indeed.  Great character.
That was a very good series and very relevant.

P

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 19 Feb 2003 02:17:27 -0500 (EST)

>Yeah--Scooby!--It's his wicked giggle that gets me!  :-)
>
>
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
>
> --- On Wed 02/19, David Franzman < dfranzma@pacbell.net > wrote:
>From: David Franzman [mailto: dfranzma@pacbell.net]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 23:15:37 -0800
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yoda
>
>*ahem*  Scooby Doo?  Didn't he once say that "Life is nasty, brutish and short!"
>
>DF
>
>Melody wrote:
>
>> Pam: Speaking of Yoda...did you know my three favorite spiritual gurus
>> after Jesus of course are Yoda, Scooby Doo, and Guinan (a character from
>> Star Trek The Next Generation)...together they speak volumes to me about
>> wisdom, joy, and feminine empowerment. So I'm most pleased to have a
>> friend who embodies the spiritual "voice" of Yoda. :-)
>>
>> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>>
>> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
>> --Albert Einstein
>>
>>  --- On Tue 02/18, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
>> From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 20:08:52 -0600
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>>
>> I know you wouldn't David.  Bonnie is the sort we all strive to be like.  The purest soul - her and Jesse both.
>>
>> Yoda
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Tue, 18 Feb 2003 18:09:14 -0800
>>
>> >Bonnie, I'm glad you ended that with blessings because as you know I was teasing
>> >you a little.  Hope I didn't cast aspirations on your character.  You know I
>> >would never do that to you.
>> >
>> >Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>> >
>> >> David, I never needed a "doobie."  Nature always was enough of a high.
>> >>
>> >> Blessings,
>> >>
>> >> Bonnie
>> >>
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
>> >> Of David Franzman
>> >> Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2003 8:56 PM
>> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>> >>
>> >> Oh man Bonnie, I just had this picture of you laying out in a field, looking
>> >> up
>> >> at the sky, smoking a doobie and chilling with the music.  Sheesh, made me
>> >> nostalgic!
>> >>
>> >> DF
>> >>
>> >> Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > There is nothing wrong with blue-grass music either.  I love to lay on the
>> >> > blue grass and listen to the music of the wind while looking at what
>> >> shapes
>> >> > the clouds have made in the soft blue sky mid-summer.  (LOL)  O.K., I've
>> >> > never REALLY grown up.  (No pun intended.)
>> >> >
>> >> > Blessings,
>> >> >
>> >> > Bonnie
>> >> >
>> >> > -----Original Message-----
>> >> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> >> Behalf
>> >> > Of David Franzman
>> >> > Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 10:29 PM
>> >> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>> >> >
>> >> > Oh man, I love Blue Grass.  I just got an Alison Kraus cd.  She's quite
>> >> > talented.
>> >> >
>> >> > DF
>> >> >
>> >> > Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > > Andrea, mine is mostly blue grass with some perennial rye in the shadier
>> >> > > areas.  Thanks for checking it for me!
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Blessings,
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Bonnie
>> >> > >
>> >> > > -----Original Message-----
>> >> > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> >> > Behalf
>> >> > > Of Andrea H
>> >> > > Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 10:33 AM
>> >> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>> >> > >
>> >> > > let me know what kind of lawn you have and I can look it up in my trusty
>> >> > > 'turf management" book.
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Andrea H
>> >> > > Beaufort, SC
>> >> > > Zone 8b
>> >> > >
>> >> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> >> > > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
>> >> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> >> > > Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2003 9:29 PM
>> >> > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>> >> > >
>> >> > > > Great info, Cathy!  I imagine that applies to what we put on our lawns
>> >> > > after
>> >> > > > a fashion, too.
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Blessings,
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Bonnie
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > -----Original Message-----
>> >> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> >> > > Behalf
>> >> > > > Of cathy carpenter
>> >> > > > Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2003 3:35 PM
>> >> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> >> > > > Subject: [CHAT] Fwd: Nitrogen application rates
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Thought there might be some interest in this information on Nitrogen
>> >> > > > application rates from our extension ag educator. It is intended for
>> >> > > > farmers, but contains food for thought for us all.
>> >> > > > Cathy
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > Begin forwarded message:
>> >> > > >
>> >> > > > > From: Mike Roegge <roeggem@uiuc.edu>
>> >> > > > > Date: Fri Feb 07, 2003  01:47:14 PM US/Central
>> >> > > > > To: roeggem@uiuc.edu
>> >> > > > > Subject: Nitrogen application rates
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > > Weekly Crop Update                  2-7-03
>> >> > > > > By Mike Roegge, University of Illinois Extension, Adams/Brown Unit
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > >     Our featured speaker at the recently held No Till Seminar, Dr.
>> >> > Fred
>> >> > > > > Below, presented his research on nitrogen rates. He looked at N
>> >> rates
>> >> > > > > over a three-year period in a variety of cropping situations: no
>> >> till,
>> >> > > > > conventional, C-SB and C-C rotations, on producersm fields and on
>> >> > > > > research farms. His objective was to determine the optimal rate of
>> >> > > > > nitrogen for plant yield. Not necessarily the economic rate, but the
>> >> > > > > rate at which, biologically, the plant quit responding.
>> >> > > > >     With over 40 site years of data, his findings were that in no
>> >> > > > > circumstances, did the corn crop require any more than 1.2 pounds of
>> >> N
>> >> > > > > per bushel of yield. For many years, this has been the U of I
>> >> > > > > recommendation. And it hasnmt changed.
>> >> > > > > Actually, the average requirement was 0.9 pounds of N per bushel of
>> >> > > > > yield. The same need was found regardless of environment grown
>> >> > (tilled,
>> >> > > > > preceding crop, etc.). Interestingly enough, when plotted against
>> >> > > > > yield, those fields that yielded the lowest required the highest
>> >> > amount
>> >> > > > > of N (per bushel). The higher the productivity of the soil, the
>> >> lower
>> >> > > > > the amount of N needed per bushel of grain.
>> >> > > > >     If nothing else, this work proved again, that 1.2 pounds of N
>> >> per
>> >> > > > > bushel of corn is all that is necessary. There is already some
>> >> lfluffn
>> >> > > > > built into this recommendation, so making applications of higher
>> >> rates
>> >> > > > > of N only costs additional dollars and risks higher N losses.
>> >> > > > > Of course, make sure when you account for the 1.2 pounds, you
>> >> include
>> >> > > > > incidental N (starter, DAP, 28%, etc.) and also take the soybean N
>> >> > > > > credit if that was your prior crop.
>> >> > > > >     We still have approximately 50% of the corn acres to receive
>> >> > > > > nitrogen this spring. Many producers still use rates higher than
>> >> > > > > recommended as insurance against the year when crop yields go
>> >> through
>> >> > > > > the roof. They donmt want to get caught short. However, based upon
>> >> > this
>> >> > > > > research, and on other N research conducted by the U of I, there is
>> >> no
>> >> > > > > need to lfluffn your N rate. Data from Dr. Bob Hoeft over an 18 year
>> >> > > > > time period found similar results. He found that by increasing N
>> >> rate
>> >> > > > > by 30-40 pounds per acre over the 1.2 pounds actually led to
>> >> decreased
>> >> > > > > net income.
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > >
>> >> > > > > Mike Roegge             University of Illinois Extension
>> >> > > > > 330 S. 36th Street          Adams/Brown Unit
>> >> > > > > Quincy, IL 62301            Mailto:roeggem@uiuc.edu
>> >> > > > > Phone: 217-223-8380         FAX: 217-223-9368
>> >> > > >
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>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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