One noxious weed that western Canadian farmers do battle with each year is wild oats. It
is estimated that annual losses to prairie farmers due to wild oats infestation is in the $500
million range, from yield reductions, grade loss, and cleaning costs.
Wild oats is hard to combat because it can remain dormant in the soil for up to ten years,
waiting for proper growing conditions. But there are pro-active procedures farmers can
take to control wild oats. Sowing a crop that is a good competitor to wild oats is one
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“But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and remind you of all that I have said to you.”(v. 26)
Hello dear children,
I am so glad to see you this morning. Know why? It's a time for worship. And more than that, I get to tell you good news. The good news from John's gospel today, is about a very special friend who is here with us today.
But first, how many of you have friends? (children respond)
Jenny was having fun. Her friend Martha had brought a graphical calculator into school. Martha had borrowed the calculator from her older brother, who used it for his advanced maths. He'd been off school for a week, so Martha had figured he wouldn't need his calculator for a while. She and Jenny had soon discovered a great bowling game hidden in the depths of the calculator, and Jenny, to her excitement had just reached level three.