Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The Ohio AgriBusiness Association, in conjunction with the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program, will host a Wheat Testing Protocols & Standards seminar May 24 in Findlay, Ohio.OABA members, farmers and agribusiness professionals who work with grain are encouraged to register. The event is free for OABA members, and certified crop advisers can obtain continuing education credits for attending.“Our wide array of presenters and panelists will provide the latest trends and information on standards, procedures and requirements as they relate to wheat testing and the wheat industry at the state and national levels,” said OABA President and CEO Chris Henney. “This is just one of many ways OABA cooperates with industry partners to educate and enhance the skills of the highly-qualified workforce for the state’s agribusiness industry.”Topics and presenters for the day include:A Wheat Testing Challenges and Discrepancies panel featuring CJ Lin from The Mennel Milling Company and Diane Gannon of Diane Gannon, LLC.Federal Grain Inspection Service Testing Procedures with Tim Norden of the USDA Federal Grain Inspection ServiceObtaining & Processing Samples with Ben Weaver and Jamie Welch of EnviroLogixRisk Management Agency Policies with Brian Frieden of the USDA Risk Management AgencyReconciling Standard Discrepancies with Jess McCluer of the National Grain & Feed AssociationRegistrationThe OABA Wheat Testing Protocols & Standards seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at The Sterling Center, 4570 Fostoria Ave, Findlay, Ohio 45840.Registration is free for OABA members and $100 for non-members, and includes lunch. For more information and to register online, visit www.oaba.net/events, or call 614-326-7520.
>Sushil Kumar of India holds up his medal after winning gold against Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a FS 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. PTISushil Kumar on Tuesday led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a successful outing on the first day of the wrestling competition at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC). The three gold medals also lifted India to fifth position in the medal’s standings.Sushil Kumar in action with Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas. PTIThe star of the day undoubtedly was two-time Olympic medallist Sushil, who just took 107 minutes to clinch the gold medal in the men’s 74kg freestyle category beating Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas in a one-sided affair.It was Sushil’s first major international medal after his pet 66kg category was removed and he had to add nine kilograms to adjust in a new weight bracket. Sushil had won both his Olympic medals, bronze in Beijing and silver in London, 2010 World Championship gold, 2010 Asian Games gold and the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold in the 66kg category.Sushil was leading 6-2 in the first period when referee V. Keelan decided to give it in favour of the Indian, who managed to pin down Abbas.Amit Kumar after winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson of Nigeria during their FS 57kg gold medal wrestling match at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, ScotlandSushil was in dominating form in all his preliminary bouts. He opened his account with a facile 4-0 win over New Zealand’s Jayden Lawrence in the Round of 16 and then beat Sri Lanka’s Sandrage 4-0 in the quarter-final.It was the third gold for India after Amit and Vinesh’s triumph in their respective categories.advertisementAmit won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 57kg category beating Nigerian Ebikweminomo Welson. Amit won the bout 3-1 on classification points. Amit won six points in the two periods while Welson got two.Amit had beaten Mauritian Jean Guliyan Bandoo 5-0 in the Round of 16 and then got the better of South African Bokang Masunyane 4-0 in the quarter-final. Amit booked his place in the final with an exciting 4-0 win over Pakistan’s Azhar Hussain in the semi-final.Indian teenager Vinesh Phogat then made it a double delight as she registered a thrilling 11-8 win over England’s Yana Rattigan to clinch the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 48kg wrestling competition.Vinesh, 19, is the cousin of Geeta Phogat, who had won the first gold medal for India in women’s wrestling in the 2010 Delhi Games.Vinesh had beaten Canadian Jasmine Mian in the semi-finals of the women’s 48kg freestyle category and Nigerian Rosemary Nweke in the quarter-finals.The only relative disappointment for India was that of Tomar losing the men’s 125kg freestyle final match to Canada’s Korey Jarvis. In a close contest, Tomar lost 0-3 to Jarvis and settled for the silver.Tomar had defeated New Zealand’s Marcus Carney in the semi-final and Nigerian Sinivie Boltic in the quarters.Another Indian in fray, Jyoti finished fourth in the women’s 75kg freestyle event. Since there were just five wrestlers, the competition was held according to the Nordic System or a round robin format.