Author Archives: muthu

254 posts found

Webinar on Federal Funding Opportunities for Weed Scientists

September 25, 2020 Join us for a WSSA webinar on weed science funding opportunities from federal agencies. This webinar is free to current WSSA members as a member benefit. The webinar will include a presentation by Dr. Mathieu Ngouajio on … more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on Webinar on Federal Funding Opportunities for Weed Scientists

USDA-NIFA and NSF Establish Nationwide Network of Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes

KANSAS CITY, MO (August 26, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Science Foundation announced today they are establishing seven new artificial intelligence (AI) institutes across the country to accelerate research, … more »

Posted in Headlines, Press Release, Uncategorized Comments Off on USDA-NIFA and NSF Establish Nationwide Network of Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes

2021 WSSA Award Nominations are Now Open!

Our society has many members who deserve recognition for outstanding achievements, contributions, and service in weed science, but recognition can only come after nomination. The success of the WSSA Awards Program depends on the efforts of WSSA members as nominators. … more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on 2021 WSSA Award Nominations are Now Open!

WSSA Alert: Unsolicited Seeds? Don’t Plant Them!

Unsolicited seeds? Don’t plant them! Have you received unsolicited packages of seed in the mail? If so, you’re not alone. People from across the U.S. and Canada are reporting receipt of seeds they didn’t order that appear to be coming … more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on WSSA Alert: Unsolicited Seeds? Don’t Plant Them!

WSSA Student Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE) Update

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is accepting the applications for 2020 Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE).  This program awards scholarships to more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on WSSA Student Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE) Update

WSSA Symposium Proposals Due 06/12/2020

As we begin to plan for our 2021 WSSA annual meeting in San Antonio, TX, I invite all members to develop and submit symposium proposals. Details can be found in more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on WSSA Symposium Proposals Due 06/12/2020

USDA-NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management Grant Call For Applications

The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on USDA-NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management Grant Call For Applications

 Weed Science Society of America Honors Award Winners   

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting in Maui, Hawaii. more »

Posted in Headlines, Press Release Comments Off on  Weed Science Society of America Honors Award Winners   

National Pesticide Safety Education Month – Learn and Practice Principles of Safe Pesticide Handling and Use

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month, a reminder for everyone to review their pesticide safety practices. The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), American Phytopathological Society (APS) and Entomological Society of America (ESA) are among more »

Posted in Headlines Comments Off on National Pesticide Safety Education Month – Learn and Practice Principles of Safe Pesticide Handling and Use

Want to Control Buffelgrass? It is Time to Mix Things Up!

Buffelgrass is a drought-tolerant, invasive weed that threatens the biodiversity of native ecosystems in the drylands of the Americas and Australia. Unfortunately, though, land managers trying to control the weed often experience mixed results. more »

Posted in Featured Articles Comments Off on Want to Control Buffelgrass? It is Time to Mix Things Up!