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WSSA Recognizes Outstanding Student Weed Scientists

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For Immediate Release  (Click Here for PDF Version) WESTMINSTER, Colorado – March 15, 2018 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly three dozen students from 19 universities for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. During the Society’s recent annual … more »

National Invasive Species Awareness Week Kicks Off February 26

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  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 20, 2018 – Ready to sharpen your knowledge about invasive species and their impact on managed and natural ecosystems? You’ll have a great opportunity during National Invasive Species Awareness Week, scheduled for February 26-March 2, … more »

Weed Science Society of America Announces 2018 Award Winners

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This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during more »

Learning Opportunities Abound during February’s National Pesticide Safety Education Month

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Today marks the beginning of National Pesticide Safety Education Month, an initiative of the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) Funding. Preventing safety concerns during pesticide transport, storage, application, and more »

New “National Pesticide Safety Education Month” Will Focus on Safe Pesticide Handling

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 2, 2018 – Today scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) join with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to announce the first annual National Pesticide Safety Education … more »

WSSA Research Awards Nurture Careers in Weed Science

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 14, 2017 – Weed science research isn’t limited solely to seasoned experts with advanced degrees. In fact, savvy and creative undergrads are getting into the act, nurtured along by research grants from the Weed Science Society … more »

Weed Science Society Meetings Will Focus on New Technologies, New Research and Regulatory Landscape

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Weed Science Society Meetings Will Focus on New Technologies, New Research and Regulatory Landscape WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 7, 2017 –  The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its affiliated weed science societies will use their upcoming annual meetings … more »

Experts Say It’s Time to Get The Facts and Take Action Against Algal Bloom

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Experts Say It’s Time to Get The Facts and Take Action Against Algal Bloom WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 16, 2017 – Scummy, smelly masses of algae have become commonplace on bodies of water across the U.S.  And no community is … more »

Make Sure Your Seed Mix is Tested for the Nation’s Most Troublesome Weed

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say some native seed mixes planted to foster habitats for honeybees and other pollinators have been found to be contaminated with Palmer amaranth – a weed ranked by … more »

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

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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 »