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Weed Science Society of America Announces 2014 Winners in Annual Awards Program

This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly three dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. “We’re … more »

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Ornamentals Gone Wild: Weed Scientists Recommend Smart Shopping When Selecting New Flowers and Shrubs

Will that showy ornamental flower or shrub you purchased prove to be well behaved?  According to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it is important to be an informed shopper so you don’t end up with a … more »

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The American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators Recognize WSSA

The American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators recognize WSSA for encouraging and promoting the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment. For the detailed appreciation letter, please click here. more »

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Cotton Growers Still Searching for Viable Solutions in Battle against Herbicide Resistance

For nearly a decade, cotton growers have been battling to save crops from the ravages of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri).  Though in many ways they are finally gaining the upper hand, an expert with the Weed Science Society of … more »

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WSSA 2014 Meeting Program in Now Online

The final program for the upcoming joint annual meeting between the Weed Science Society of America and the Canadian Weed Science Society is now available online. The program can be accessed in the following link – >> WSSA 2014 program >> General meeting information

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WSSA Committee Signup

Thanks to those that have already volunteered to serve on WSSA committees for next year.   If you haven’t volunteered already, please consider volunteering by going to the website address listed below. WSSA committees are very critical to the success of our … more »

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WSSA Undergraduate Research Award Deadline Extended to Dec 15

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has developed an Undergraduate Student Research Grant program designed to encourage and involve exceptional undergraduates in agricultural research. Interested faculty members are encouraged to identify potential award candidates and discuss the possibility of … more »

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From Tsunamis to Turf Wars: Hot Topics Take Center Stage at Annual Meetings of Weed Science Societies

Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America and its sister scientific societies in the U.S. and Canada will tackle a wide range of topics – from invasive species spread by the 2011 tsunami in Japan to turf … more »

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WSSA October 2013 Newsletter is Online

Click here to read the recent WSSA newsletter.

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Graduate Student Travel Award Deadline Approaching Soon

The Weed Science Society of America is offering up to (6) Annual Meeting Grants to qualifying graduate student members for their first attendance at the WSSA annual meeting. These grants will provide for annual meeting registration fees as well as … more »

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