Dan Uetrecht, Nov. 12

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest We finished up last Thursday, Nov. 8 with the double-crops and put the combine away for the year. There are still quite a few beans out around here. It has been a struggle to get the crops in. To finish up on the double-crops we were running them at 16% or 17%. We put them in a corn bin with Stir-Ator. I’m glad we have done that because they are calling for more rain and snow.I know two people who have over 1,000 acres of beans yet to go. Sometimes you have to just get out and do it. They ran well, they were just wet. We just have to keep them in condition and dry them down.Since we finished up the first crop the only thing we have been able to do in the field was to finish up the double-crops. It has been too wet. The way the ground is right now, guys may still be running but it won’t be pretty.We ran some stuff early and got some cover crops in. We had some really warm weather and this year the cover crops really benefitted. I think it is too wet and cold now and I think the time for planting cover crops is over.The wheat looks really good. Last year we kind of mudded it in and it never got a good start. It didn’t yield very well. This year we got a good start and it came up fast and is looking healthy.We had some forward contracts that will be pretty good. I think there will be opportunities in corn. I’ve already started selling $4 Dec new crop for next year. I think we have got to take advantage of that. There may be some bullish news for the corn. I have lowered my price that I’ll start selling at for beans. They are going to be tough. The last couple of years have been heavy beans and I think we’ll be heavy on corn next year if we have any kind of good planting weather in the spring.It has been a good year, but we had some trying moments, some tough things and we learned a lot.last_img read more

Jack Dorsey: Square Preparing for Credit Risks

first_imgEver since the announcement last December that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was launching Square – a platform for accepting credit card payments on mobile devices – a debate has raged on over the security risks the app may or may not create. The application has since launched on the iPhone and iPad, but its use has been hampered because of production delays of its card scanning dongle. Today, however, in an email to users, Dorsey said Square is retooling its infrastructure to handle credit risks and is close to finally shipping more scanners.“Until recently, we were facing a big hardware shortage, but that is now resolved (we sent our co-founder Jim to China for a couple weeks to arrange better manufacturing, and that did the trick),” the email says, quoting a Square support team member. It seems the main problem behind the delay now is the ongoing concerns about security, and the risks involved in dealing with large credit transactions. According to the email, Square is making large enhancements to its infrastructure to handle traffic while managing “the risk of chargebacks and fraud.” “This is the last thing preventing us from shipping readers as fast as we’d like, and we have pretty much the entire team working on it,” the email says.Dorsey says the infrastructure changes are to counter-act criticism that Square’s transaction limits are too low. He adds the company will notify users soon that it is ready to begin running credit checks and shipping card readers. “We’ve let our excitement get the best of us and have released parts of Square before they were fully baked,” said Dorsey.Will the launch of additional scanners to more users help Square’s popularity rise? There are plenty of alternatives already available which allow users to accept credit payments on mobile devices, including PayPal and an app called iPay POS, among others. Square seems to be focused on simplicity, but as it has learned, accepting credit payments is anything but simple. Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Related Posts center_img chris cameron The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology Tags:#mobile#security#web last_img read more

Chadao-FEU secures last PBA D-League playoff berth

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Gilas women’s team advances to Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup main draw after sweet sweep Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP The Tamaraws improved to a 6-3 record and in the process eliminated Marinerong Pilipino, which finished the eliminations at 5-4.FEU will face Aspirants Group top seed Ateneo (8-1), which owns a twice-to-beat advantage, in the crossover quarterfinals on Monday.Fuentes put up 24 points while Diouf had an 11-point, 11-rebound double-double for CEU.Despite the loss, the Scorpions still hold a twice-to-beat edge in the quarterfinals.ADVERTISEMENT Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport Wendell Comboy and Joseph Nunag added 13 and 12 points, respectively, to the Tamaraws’ offense.“One of our goals is to make it to the playoffs and now we got it,” said FEU head coach Olsen Racela.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsFEU held a 69-58 lead midway through the fourth quarter but saw it dissipate when Judel Fuentes and Maodo Malick Diouf rallied the Scorpions on an 11-0 run to get to a 69-all  with 2:08 left.Branrey Bienes answered the Scorpions’ late-game run with a three, which Patrick Tchuente followed up with a putback slam to give the Tamaraws the final basket of the match.center_img MOST READ View comments Chadao-FEU vs CEU in PBA D-League. PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Chadao-Far Eastern University became the last team from the Foundation Group to advance to the playoffs after holding off Centro Escolar University, 74-69, in the 2019 PBA D-League Thursday at JCSGO Gym.L-Jay Gonzales led the Tamaraws with 15 points, five assists, and three steals as the Tamaraws ended the eliminations on a four-game winning streak.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img read more