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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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2017 Award Winners Named by Weed Science Society of America

LAWRENCE, Kansas — February 7, 2017 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) this week 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 … more »

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New WSSA Factsheet Explores Weed Seeds and Their Longevity

Did you know some weed seeds can lie dormant in the soil for more than a century and then sprout when conditions are right?  A new factsheet available for free download from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) dives into the … more »

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Upcoming Annual Meetings of Science Societies to Offer New Perspectives on Weed Control

LAWRENCE, Kansas – November 18, 2016 –  Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and regional weed science organizations are expected to offer new perspectives on a wide range of issues vital to the future – … more »

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WSSA Elections FY2017 – Candidate Biography

It is time once again to elect officers for the WSSA Board of Directors. This year only the Vice-President position is vacant. The deadline for voting is December 2, 2016. more »

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WSSA Journals Move to Cambridge University Press

As reported at the annual WSSA business meeting in February 2016, the Board of Directors voted to establish a new partnership with Cambridge University Press (CUP) to publish the WSSA journals starting January 1, 2017. more »

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Weed Science Societies Comment on EPA’s Draft Guidance on Herbicide Resistance Management

This summer EPA issued a Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) that proposes an approach to address herbicide-resistant weeds by providing guidance on labeling, education, training, and stewardship for herbicides more »

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