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  2. NCAA football Redirects Here. For The Video Game Series, See NCAA Football Series. For the Upcoming Season of Bowl Subdivision play, see 2019 NCAA Division I FBS Football Season. For the Upcoming season of Championship Subdivision play, see 2019 NCAA Division I FCS Football season. Watch LIVE : http://watchhd.info/live Watch LIVE : http://watchhd.info/live College Football is Gridiron Football Consisting of American football played by Teams of Student Athletes Fielded by American Universities, Colleges, and Military Academies, or Canadian Football Played by Teams of Student Athletes Fielded by Canadian Universities. It was Through College Football Play That American Football Rules First Gained Popularity in the United States. Unlike Most Other Sports in North America, No Minor League Farm Organizations Exist in American or Canadian Football. Therefore, College Football is Generally Considered to be the Second Tier of American Football in the United States and Canadian Football in Canada; One Step Ahead of High School Competition, and one step Below Professional Competition. However, in some areas of the Country, College Football is more Popular than Professional Football,and For Much of the Early 20th Century, College Football was seen as more Prestigious than Professional Football. It is in College Football Where a Player's Performance Directly Impacts his Chances of Playing Professional Football. The Best Collegiate Players Will Typically Declare for the Professional Draft after three to four years of Collegiate Competition, with the NFL Holding its Annual Draft Every Spring in which 256 Players are Selected Annually. Those not Selected can still Attempt to Land an NFL Roster Spot as an Undrafted Free Agent.
  3. Michigan vs Wisconsin Live Stream and TV guide,Wisconsin vs Michigan : team news, kickoff time, predictions, live stream as New How to Live Stream Michigan vs Wisconsin : NCAA College Football Week 4.After suffering a shocking defeat, Michigan will be hoping to beat Wisconsin in the leg of the NCAA or face Week 4 ============================================= Watch LIVE : http://watchlivenow.org/ncaa Watch LIVE : http://watchlivenow.org/ncaa ============================================= College Football is Gridiron Football Consisting of American football played by Teams of Student Athletes Fielded by American Universities, Colleges, and Military Academies, or Canadian Football Played by Teams of Student Athletes Fielded by Canadian Universities. It was Through College Football Play That American Football Rules First Gained Popularity in the United States. No. 11 Michigan and No. 13 Wisconsin find themselves in similar situations these days. Both have something to prove to themselves and the rest of the country. Michigan is one of the most historic programs in college football history, but as of late, not enough of that history has involved winning the Big Ten. Under Jim Harbaugh, we've seen the Wolverines get back to winning at least 10 games a season and being one of the Big Ten's better programs, but they've yet to get over the hump and become an elite team. Then there's Wisconsin, which has been one of the most accomplished programs in the Big Ten this century. Michigan's last Big Ten title came in 2004, and Wisconsin has won three conference titles in that time. The Badgers fell to 8-5 last season, however, and now there are questions of whether the Badgers' run as the dominant force out West is coming to an end. A win over Michigan on Saturday could quiet some of the doubters. Storylines Wisconsin: Wisconsin was embarrassed by Michigan last season, losing 38-13. This season, it's been the Badgers doing the embarrassing, as they've outscored their first two opponents (South Florida and Central Michigan) 110-0. We've seen a defense that took a big step backward last season start to re-establish itself, but its yet to face an offense of Michigan's caliber. That defense, combined with the stylings of running back Jonathan Taylor (237 yards rushing, 5 touchdowns), makes the Badgers an imposing force. The Badgers may be a remarkable 30-5 against current division foes since 2013, but they've struggled against the best of the East. Against Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan, the Badgers are only 1-9 in that timeframe. Of course, that one win came over Michigan the last time it came to Camp Randall. Michigan: Like Wisconsin, Michigan had last week off, and it likely spent that extra time addressing an offense that's been quite sloppy. The Wolverines turned the ball over 12 times all last season, but have five turnovers through two games in 2019. Shea Patterson has been playing at less than 100 percent health, but swears he's feeling better heading into this weekend's game. Last year, Michigan beat Wisconsin 38-13 to start its "Revenge Tour." That win helped change feelings about the Wolverines in 2018, but any optimism was wiped away by Ohio State to finish the regular season. On Saturday, the Wolverines will look to start earning some of it back. Viewing information Date: Saturday, Sept. 21 | Time: noon ET Location: Camp Randall Stadium -- Madison, Wisconsin TV: FOX | Live stream: fuboTV (Try for free) Game prediction, picks This is the fourth straight season that Michigan and Wisconsin have met, and the home team has won each of the last three. That bodes well for Wisconsin here, but I don't expect there to be a lot of points scored in this game. These are two very good defenses going against one another, and points will be at a premium. So while Wisconsin might make it four straight for the home teams, I'm not convinced it covers the spread. Plus, Michigan could easily win this game straight up, so that makes it even more difficult to pass up the points.
  4. We use Jactos. They are very well made, and we have not had any problems with them. Solos do not hold up. The one time we had a problem with a Jacto, we called their customer service and the company was excellent about providing a free replacement. Ours are the blue plastic, which we do not have a problem with seeing what is left in it. We also have a couple of their self oscillating models. Which are great if you are using Escort, since you either need to continuously oscillate or use ammonia as a carrier with that chemical.
  5. Is there a way to have the documents referenced in the "Herbicide Prep" pptx available as downloadable attachments?
  6. Attached are the appendices from NCCISMA's strategic plan, which outlines our policy for choosing steering committee members, and also what their responsibilities are. It is pretty vague. The way it has really worked is the existing steering committee discusses someone we either want to invite or that has asked to join. All the additional members (besides the founding members that included USFS & CDs) have been chosen because they represented a group that we wanted to reach. For instance, MSU Extension crop pest educator to help us reach farmers & College Science Department Head to become known in that community, etc. I think 15 is too many people. We have a limit of 12, but we have ten, which is plenty. We have a participation requirement, and we have replaced a couple that were not able to regularly attend. We also wrote in a means to dismiss members, since we found that one negative force can really make things difficult. I recommend you establish this policy before you have a need for it. Also, I would caution against inviting members that have very narrowly focused objectives in regards to invasive species management. Some partners are only interested in invasive species management as it pertains to their own goals. For instance, some of the CRCs that we partner with are concerned with Japanese knotweed because it is damaging their roads, but are unconcerned with other high priority species on their roadsides because they do not interfere with what they are concerned with. This is fine for a partner, but you really want folks that are all-in on the steering committee. Also, try to pick folks that you think will be willing to roll their sleeves up and help out. My steering committee does a lot of work towards our semi-annual partner meetings - reserving venues; ordering, serving, and paying for or finding sponsors for meals; set-up, greeting, clean-up. They also do a lot of document/outreach-material review. If you do not have that kind of commitment from your steering committee, then you will be doing it all yourself. Just some thoughts. I hope this is helpful Appendices to Strat Plan 19 - NCCISMA.docx
  7. Hello all, I am working on setting up a protocol for determining who should be on the CISMA Steering Committee. Currently my Steering Committee has been made up of whoever is interested in the CISMA, which is great. However, as our partners continue to grow I am trying to determine the best way to decide who should be on the Steering Committee and the process of "electing" them to be on it. My current thoughts on structure are up to 15 people, with at least one representative from each county, and a variety of partner types (road commissions, conservancy, etc...). But how do you determine these people. Any thoughts you have and information on how your CISMA is structured would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
  8. I had always used Solo in the past, but this year as a small experiment I purchased one Jacto, one Field King, and one Stihl backpack. The only one I have personally used has been the Stihl. I have thought about testing the others, but so far I really like the Stihl. I messed up when ordering the Jacto and got one make with a dark blue plastic, which is going to make it harder to see how much chemical it has in it. There was also some assembly required with the Jacto. No comments yet on the Field King, but I will try to update this once I have used them all.
  9. Hi everyone, thanks to Erica with the Oakland County CISMA, I wanted to let you know that after a discussion with Phyllis, we decided to add European frog-bit to the list of priority species. Priority species do not show up in the drop-down menu when you want to create a new alert and are not included in the alerts if you select the option for species reports for all of Michigan or a specific county. In order to receive the alerts of EFB, you will need to be manually added to the alerts table. If you would like to receive alerts for EFB please either post here or send me a private message / e-mail so that I can check the list to see if you are already signed up for the alert or if you need to be added. Thank you.
  10. Hi all, I know what Leslie's been up to with flowering rush in Oakland County, but have any other CISMAs tried any of the chemical treatments for flowering rush and found them to be effective? We are receiving more reports, including some in ditches near road ways and the edges of lakes/boat launches so just trying to get a better idea of the options. Thanks! Erica
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  12. I'm wondering what brands folks have experience using with backpack sprayers. The last thread on this was from 2016 and we have a lot of new people with new experiences, so I thought I would ask again! We've always had Solo backpacks which tend to have a leaking issue both from the nozzle and from the lid. I'm looking to purchase some new sprayers in the near future, and would like to hear about some other brands and people's experiences with them. Thank you!
  13. Oops, spoke too soon and found it myself. For anyone else curious... Reg. 637, Rule 4 [R285.637.4(l)] requires the name of the licensed application firm and either the address or telephone number or USDOT census number, printed or affixed to the exterior of the vehicle used to transport a pesticide, and legible, visible, and in typeface 3 inches or higher.
  14. Thanks, Drew! Katie also mentioned some rules from MDARD regarding appropriate "signage" when treating - especially when it comes to how vehicles should be identified. I'm looking for more info/parameters on this to ensure ISN is up to snuff. Can you or anyone point me in the right direction?
  15. Thank you for uploading this! The field trip was very helpful and informative, thanks for the all the effort that was put into it.
  16. Thank you for all of the resources from this day and again for the work everyone put in to make it possible! Is it possible to get the "Detailed Herbicide Treatment Information Sheet" and "TSCISMA Monitoring Form" from the HERBICIDE_APPLICATION_PREP.pptx? I know at least the one is from Nick. Thank you
  17. Attached are the documents from the 2019 Summer Field Trip to include all of the notes taken by Ryan. In addition to the notes, Claire provided the following links for help with MISIN treatment tracker. Feel free to let Nick Cassel or myself know if you have any questions. https://forum.michiganinvasives.org/index.php?/topic/2289-misin-treatment-tracker-merging-polygons http://www.misin.msu.edu/files/docs/treatment_help.pdf Group work NOTES.docx CISMA_summer_training_8_2019.pdf DAY 2 MGMT WRAP UP and DATA.pptx DNR UP CISMA Training Aug2019.pdf Group work NOTES.docx HERBICIDE_APPLICATION_PREP.pptx Invasive knotweed ID - short.pdf Invasive knotweed ID.pdf MAPPINGandSURVEYING_notes.pptx
  18. For anyone else interested, there is also a hollow stem injection section on page 9 of the Rodeo label that addresses max application for injection. "Do not apply more than a total of 8 quarts of this product per acre for all treatments combined. At 5 mL per stem, 8 quarts will treat approximately 1420 stems per acre." Of course, rates will change by the herbicide you choose to use, but I found this helpful. Rodeo_Label.pdf
  19. Here are a few resources discussing stem injections for knotweed. The typical recommendation is using an undiluted concentration of glyphosate and injecting each stem with 3-5ml. This does not work on small canes (canes need to be about 1/4 inch diameter or larger) so smaller plants may need to be hand-swiped or foliar sprayed. Hope that helps! http://www.weedwarriors.us/Knotweed project on May Creek 2010/Knotweed IPM Profile & Information.pdf https://www.invasive.org/gist/moredocs/polspp01.pdf
  20. Legit started laughing at this one--I never would've expected Persicaria to be a mis-ID either, but WOW it sure is! Thanks for the heads-up.
  21. Recently, we ran into an issue with stiltgrass patch photos, and trying to ID from that scale. We received a photo from a resident that iNaturalist had ID'd as stiltgrass. Both Greg Norwood and I also agreed that it looked like stiltgrass from the photo, but when I arrived it was actually just a patch of one of the Persicaria species. This is doubly complicated by the fact that, with the patches of stiltgrass we've worked with here in the Niles area, Persicaria is generally found nearby. I've attached a couple photos of patches where the two species grow together, with the stiltgrass outlined in red circles. Persicaria spp. would never have really fallen on my list of possible look-a-likes, but, at least in photos, it can be tricky!
  22. Phragmites Distribution Map: https://asets-msugis.opendata.arcgis.com/app/7d96bf3437d14224a61cfa0489f1bf55 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Distribution Map: https://asets-msugis.opendata.arcgis.com/app/162258f64bfd4f3c835c3638e68d6d7b Phragmites Distribution Dashboard: https://msugis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/953fea85d769485e9e7e3f998579ecd5 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Distribution Dashboard: https://msugis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/99915c8aeb3c483da7e27d37a7c548e5
  23. OPWG Spading_Cutting Postcards_final_2.pdf
  24. While at the CISMA field-trip dinner at Maloney's a few people asked if I would share the online market for my family's secret recipe jerky, so here you go! https://www.leesmarketjerky.com/ Enjoy!
  25. Please feel encouraged to share this video on any and all platforms! Thanks, McKenzi
  26. Please help us share a this great Phragmites video put together by LSC CISMA partners. This is the first of a series of IS videos. If you would like the video in another format, please let me know. Thanks, McKenzi
  27. We have a small infestation in Marquette city limits, though for being small it got incredibly dense incredibly quick - like within a year after discovering. Ours was in a riparian area at a road dead-end. We were able to do a chemical treatment last year, as our first year we were miserably unprepared with PPE for manual removal. While ingestion is the most common way for poisoning, we were lucky enough to time our manual efforts with its full-blown-pollen stage, which can apparently be anywhere from irritating to deadly depending on how much you inhale. So it does pose a significant risk, and if you have a small patch and can get on it quickly, I'd definitely recommend prioritizing it so it stays small!
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