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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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WSSA is on Social Media

The Weed Science Society of America is currently on social media. The overall goal of the move is to enhance the web presence of WSSA and keep the members and general public informed about the activities of the society and … more »

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WSSA Weed Control Spotlight: Hydroacoustics Technology Makes Waves in Weed Control

The same hydroacoustics technology used to navigate boats, track fish and hunt for sunken treasure is now making waves in weed control – shedding new light on the size and shape of plant beds lurking beneath the water. “It is … more »

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Proposal writing tips from the USDA-NIFA Invasive and Weedy Plants Review Panel 2013

Dr. Adam Davis had the pleasure of serving as panel manager for the USDA NIFA AFRI ‘Controlling Weedy and Invasive Plants’ competitive grants program. He shares his thoughts on how to write better grant proposals. Given that the RFA will … more »

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Election for Vice President and Secretary of the WSSA Board of Directors

A Vice-President and Secretary of the WSSA Board of Directors are to be elected for 2014. The Vice-President will succeed to President-Elect in 2015, to President in 2016, and to Past-President in 2017. The Secretary will serve a two-year term … more »

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WSSA/CWSS 2014 Annual Meeting – Abstract and Registration Site Now Open

The abstract submission site for the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of the WSSA and CWSS to be held Feb. 3-6, 2014 in Vancouver, BC, Canada is now open.
More details: http://wssa.net/meeting/annual-meeting/

The URL for the abstract submission site is:  http://wssaabstracts.com more »

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National Stakeholder Team Creates Initiative to Strengthen U.S. Pesticide Safety Education

The Weed Science Society of America today announced that the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program Funding has created a three-year initiative to enhance the education of pesticide applicators. The U.S. Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) has faced … more »

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WSSA award nominations now open for 2014!

Nominations are now solicited for various WSSA awards. The deadline is September 10, 2013 for all awards except  the Undergraduate Research Award (November 15th) and Graudate Student Annual Meeting Travel Grants (October 31st). Information on the WSSA Photo Contest are … more »

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