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‘Weed and Feed’ Your Lawn Responsibly to Protect the Environment

As spring approaches, many homeowners in pursuit of a lush, weed-free lawn will turn to one of the many brands of “weed and feed” products that combine herbicides with fertilizer. But Cooperative Extension weed scientists say it is important to use these products responsibly in order to protect the environment… more »

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week to Focus on Harmful Nonnative Species

A broad coalition of stakeholders will gather next week to spotlight harmful invasive species that cause a multibillion-dollar annual drain on our nation’s economy. They will be participating in activities for National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), scheduled for February 28-March 4 in Washington, D.C… more »

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2011 Winners Announced in Weed Science Society of America’s Annual Awards Program

This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science… more »

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WSSA Applauds USDA Funding of Vital Weed Science Research

Today the Weed Science Society of America applauded a decision by the USDA to fund vital research involving the management of weeds and invasive plants. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has budgeted $23 million for competitive grants during 2011 in the Foundational Program area of plant health and crop production, including weed management… more »

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