FIELDS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FIELDS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) In drought, “pop-up” wetlands provide bird habitat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409587-68/birds-wetlands-pop-rice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409587-68/birds-wetlands-pop-rice.html.csp">In drought, “pop-up” wetlands provide bird habitat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T20:12:12.449-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yuba City, Calif. • For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California’s Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that’s drastically reducing places where they can rest on their long journeys. The new arrivals to the field — hundreds of them — are dowichers, says conservationist Greg Gulot, standing on a dirt berm and focusing his binoculars to identify a wading bird that is one of the first to fly so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409587@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:12:12 MDT Mexico’s Pemex says production to increase in 2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352854-79/mexico-production-says-2015.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352854-79/mexico-production-says-2015.html.csp">Mexico’s Pemex says production to increase in 2015</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Mexico’s state-owned oil company is estimating its crude production will increase to 2.4 million barrels per day in 2015, compared with the 2.35 million barrels per day it expects to output this year. Petroleos Mexicanos official Gustavo Hernandez says the upward estimate is based on the company’s plans to re-activate hundreds of matures oil fields and start production in recently discovered reserves. Hernandez said Friday more than a third of the country’s production will come fro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583528542014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T16:25:02.099-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352854@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:02 MDT Prep football: Turf wars (the artificial kind) breaking out in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216768-77/turf-artificial-grass-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216768-77/turf-artificial-grass-field.html.csp">Prep football: Turf wars (the artificial kind) breaking out in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:19.764-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Football pads drenched in sweat and mud streaked with grass strains on the knees. That’s football, right? But this classic scene is slowly disappearing from high schools in Utah. More and more programs are switching from grass fields to artificial turf in a bid to enhance their financial bottom lines. Of the 103 high schools in Utah that have football programs, 35 now play on some kind of artificial surface. Olympus, Provo, Murray and Clearfield are all schools that have converted to turf recen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216768@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:19 MDT Salt Lake Bees’ Fields hits two homers against Tacoma for the win, 5-3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58239183-77/fields-salt-bees-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58239183-77/fields-salt-bees-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake Bees’ Fields hits two homers against Tacoma for the win, 5-3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ben raskin </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T23:34:03.956-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Bees shortstop Tommy Fields barely tapped the dirt off his cleats. Coming to the plate in the fourth inning against the Tacoma Rainiers, he stared down Tailjuan Walker as the right-handed pitcher delivered a meatball over the plate. With John Buck already on first after drawing a walk, Fields’ bat crushed the offering and drove the ball almost to the scoreboard in right field. Fields quickly trotted around the bases to meet Buck for a high-five. It was familiar territory for Fields, wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58239183@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:34:03 MDT Major League Soccer: DaMarcus Beasley agrees to deal with Houston Dynamo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217968-77/beasley-soccer-center-plans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217968-77/beasley-soccer-center-plans.html.csp">Major League Soccer: DaMarcus Beasley agrees to deal with Houston Dynamo</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.177-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. national team veteran DaMarcus Beasley has agreed to join the Houston Dynamo as a designated player. Beasley played every minute for the U.S. during the World Cup and played for Puebla in Mexico the past three seasons. The 32-year-old also played for PSV, Rangers and Hannover. He played four seasons with the Chicago Fire from 2000 to 2004. “Really excited to say that Im officially apart of the @HoustonDynamo family! Can’t wait to get started n meet everyone! #foreverorange,” Beasley wrote o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217968@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT