Blairsville field day

first_imgUniversity of GeorgiaWith timely information and some of the state’s best scenery, aday at the Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day April 21 nearBlairsville, Ga., is bound to please anyone who raises cattle fora living or a hobby.The field day will begin with refreshments at 9 a.m. at theGeorgia Mountain Research and Education Center. Half-hourpresentations and discussions will run from 9:30 to 3 p.m.Speakers will discuss grass tetany, heifer development, beefalliances, the U.S. Animal Identification Plan, stocker researchand forage updates and results.Dean Pringle, an animal scientist with the University of GeorgiaCollege of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will end theday with a live ultrasound demonstration.Lunch will be provided by Ag Georgia Farm Credit. You don’t haveto register. To learn more about the field day, call (706)745-2655.last_img read more

MLB to allow use of marijuana across baseball; even minor leaguers exempt from tests

first_imgAlso Read | Warriors Make A Touching Gesture; Invite Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims To A GameMLB: No more suspensionsLos Angeles Times journalist Bill Shaikin added more information about the meeting which happened in October. Shaikin informed that commissioner Dan Halem stated that the minor league would be open to allow tests for opioids in the 2020 season. Shaikin added that marijuana and opioids were both considered as ‘drugs of abuse’ under baseball’s policies. However, major leaguers were only being tested for performance-enhancing drugs and not for marijuana or opioids. The fact that minor leaguers face suspension for ‘marijuana and opioids’ was completely uneven. According to Shaikin’s report, 13 minor leaguers have faced a suspension for testing positive for marijuana in 2019.  Minor League Baseball has removed marijuana from its list of banned substances. The Athletic’s journalist, Ken Rosenthal reported that Major League Baseball is eliminating marijuana from its list as part of a negotiation with the player’s union regarding a new agreement on opioids. Effectively, it means that marijuana would be legalized across baseball. Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem said the league would “absolutely” like to test for opioids during the 2020 season.  Minor league baseball to stop testing for marijuana.Not performance enhancing & while only anecdotal evidence in US, it’s efficacy is being proven every day.[email protected] @andypollin1 @espn630dc @carolmaloney4 #MedicalCannabis— Shad from DC (@shadfromdc) December 10, 2019 SUBSCRIBE TO US Abhishek Shetty Last Updated: 11th December, 2019 20:42 IST MLB To Allow Use Of Marijuana Across Baseball; Even Minor Leaguers Exempt From Tests MLB: According to Shaikin’s report, 13 minor leaguers have faced a suspension for testing positive for marijuana in 2019. Read on for more information. FOLLOW US LIVE TVcenter_img First Published: 11th December, 2019 20:42 IST Also Read | Diego Maradona Loses His Cool And Goes Berserk During Gimnasia’s 2-1 Win COMMENT An article published by CBS Sports states that under the current regulation, minor leaguers who are there in their team’s 40-man roster are excluded from marijuana tests. Whereas those who are not there in the 40-man roster are actively tested for the use of the substance. Those who test positive for the first time in the non 40-man list are suspended for 25 games. Non 40-man players are handed a 100-game suspension when they test positive for the drug three times. If they are tested positive the fourth time, they are banned for life.Also Read | ISL: Points Table At Halfway Mark After Gameweek 7, ATK And Bengaluru FC Rule The RoostAlso Read | Chelsea Suffer Major Injury Blow Before Their Crucial Champions League Clash Against Lille Written By WATCH US LIVElast_img read more