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2018 WSSA Award Nominations Requested

WSSA is currently accepting nominations for various awards to be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. All award nominations must be submitted electronically more »

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APMS Annual Meeting Focuses on New Developments in the Management of Invasive Aquatic Plants

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JULY 10, 2017 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will be participating in the 57th Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS), scheduled for July 16-19 in Daytona Beach, Florida. … more »

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APHIS Announces Open Period Dates for FY 2018 Farm Bill 10007

There is a $75 million grant program at APHIS called the “Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention” that has not been well utilized by our members. The program is also referred to as more »

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Weed Scientists Caution Against Off-Label Spraying of Dicamba and 2,4-D

  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JUNE 15, 2017 – New resistant soybean and cotton cropping systems based on the synthetic auxin herbicides give farmers new options for managing Palmer amaranth and other broadleaf weeds resistant to glyphosate. But scientists with the … more »

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Call For Symposia Proposals – 2018 WSSA Annual Meeting

We are really excited about the 2018 Annual WSSA meeting to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on January 29 – February 1,2018. WSSA members are invited to submit proposals for symposia. The deadline is June … more »

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$75 Million Funding Available From APHIS

There is a $75 million grant program at APHIS called the “Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention” that has not been well utilized by our members. The program is also referred to as the Farm Bill Section 10007 … more »

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WSSA Survey Ranks Most Common and Most Troublesome Weeds in Broadleaf Crops, Fruits and Vegetables

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – MAY 23, 2017 – A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ranks Palmer amaranth as the most troublesome and difficult to control weed in 12 categories of broadleaf crops, fruits and vegetables, … more »

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Signup to Serve on Various WSSA Committees

A link has been setup to solicit volunteers for various WSSA committees. The Vice-President, Dr. Larry Steckel, will use this information to complete the committee rosters for 2017-2018 (period ending at the conclusion of the annual meeting, 2018). Please take … more »

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Regional Listening Sessions Give Farmers a Voice in the Battle Against Herbicide Resistance

Both scientists and regulators have had a lot to say about the growing problem of herbicide resistance and how weed management techniques need to change in response. But there have been few organized opportunities for farmers to make their voices … more »

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WSSA Seeking New EPA Liaison

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a qualified individual to interact with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and serve as a liaison between WSSA members and EPA employees.  Dr. Michael Barrett from the University of Kentucky … more »

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