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February’s National Pesticide Safety Education Month Highlights Nationwide Efforts to Promote Safe Pesticide Use

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 1st, 2019 – The second annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month gets underway February 1st, to reinforce core principles of safe handling and use and to raise awareness of and support for the land-grant university Pesticide … more »

2019 Weed Science Society Meetings Focus on New Developments in Global Research, Education & Extension

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 30, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) released further details on its 59th annual meeting, which is scheduled for February 11-14 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Scientists, students and educators from around the … more »

WSSA Brings “Clean Bean” Message to Farm Broadcasters

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In a recent audio news release taped by the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB), the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) addresses one of the most significant issues facing agriculture today more »

WSSA Spotlights State-Level Strategies in the Battle Against Noxious Weeds

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – August 1, 2018 –  Today the Weed Science Society of America is introducing a new fact sheet featuring state-level strategies in the battle against noxious weeds – those plants known for their negative impact on public health, agriculture, recreation, wildlife or property. Once a weed is classified as noxious at the more »

Report from Research Workshop on the Off-Target Movement of Dicamba Made Available by WSSA

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Report from Research Workshop on the Off-Target Movement of Dicamba Made Available by WSSA WESTMINSTER, Colorado – July 20, 2018 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced that a report from a recent research workshop on the … more »

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 »