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What a Community in the Heartland Can Teach Us About Resistance Management

Weed Science Society of America partners with Entomological Society of America to share learnings from an Iowa demonstration project Westminster, Colorado – September 18, 2019 — Is there an effective way for local communities to band together to battle weeds, insects and other pests … more »

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WSSA Asks: Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff?

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – September 10, 2019 –Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may soon revolutionize weed management. And it’s easy to see why. UAVs, often referred to as drones, can travel where … more »

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Multiple National Program Leader Positions with USDA-NIFA

There will likely be multiple appointments as National Program Leaders from each announcement. This is a great opportunity for weed scientists interested in a career in USDA-NIFA. more »

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WSSA Board Issues Statement Concerning Registration of Glyphosate

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – August 12, 2019 – Today the board of directors of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) issued a statement supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) science-based approach to evaluating glyphosate – a herbicide that has … more »

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WSSA’s Position on Glyphosate

Glyphosate is a uniquely effective and generally nonselective herbicide with a wide range of uses in both agricultural and nonagricultural settings. It has been widely adopted in conjunction with glyphosate-resistant (‘Roundup Ready’) crops, and is also more »

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WSSA Calculates 70% Yield Loss from Uncontrolled Weeds in Dry Bean and Sugar Beet Crops 

WESTMINSTER, Colorado  – June 18, 2019  – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has completed a significant new initiative to quantify the impact of weed control on dry bean and sugar beet crops grown in the U.S. and Canada.  … more »

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WSSA to Participate in Annual Meeting of Two Aquatic Plant Management Societies

June 4, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America announced it will participate in the joint annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) and Western Aquatic Plant Management Society (WAPMS), scheduled for July 14-17 in San Diego, California. more »

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Weed Science Society of America Honors Outstanding Student Weed Scientists

May 13, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly four dozen graduate and undergraduate students from 27 universities for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. more »

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Fighting Back Against Pigweed

Fighting Back Against Pigweed WSSA highlights successful awareness initiative& best practices WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April29, 2019 – Waterhemp andPalmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, havebecome significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes acrossthe Americas. In the U.S.,they … more »

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The 2019 North American Weed Science Contest to be Held on July 25, 2019

The 2019 North American Weed Science Contest will be held on Thursday, July 25,2019 at the BASF Midwest Research Farm, Midwest Ag Research Center of Valent, and Klein Farms near Seymour, Illinois.  more »

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