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National Pesticide Safety Education Month Focuses on Resources and Education to Support Safe Pesticide Handling and Use

  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 31, 2023 – February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month and a time to review pesticide safety practices at your home or place of business, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) says. WSSA and … more »

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Convening of 13 Federal Agencies Highlight Symposium at the Upcoming Joint Annual Meeting

Washington, DC – January 12, 2023 – At the Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) joint annual meeting with the Northeastern Weed Science Society (NEWSS), a symposium boasting unprecedented representation from over a dozen federal agencies is scheduled for Wednesday, … more »

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Weed Science Societies Share Information-Packed Agenda for Upcoming Joint Annual Meeting

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 9, 2023 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced details of its upcoming joint annual meeting with the Northeastern Weed Science Society (NEWSS), to be held January 30 through February 2 in Arlington, … more »

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Researchers Focus on New Strain of Hydrilla Found Thriving in the Connecticut River

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – December 12, 2022 – Hydrilla is well-known for invading lakes, ponds and waterways, especially across the southeastern U.S. But experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say a new strain of the weed has now … more »

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New Technologies and Precision Weed Management Take Center Stage at Upcoming Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 7, 2022 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates have scheduled upcoming annual meetings to discuss new developments in weed science – including technology tools to support precision weed management. First … more »

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Scientists Say Diversified Weed Control is Critical to Pumpkin Production

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 17, 2022 – From carved Halloween jack-o-lanterns to tasty holiday pies, pumpkins are central to many a seasonal celebration. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say it takes effective weed control, though, to … more »

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2022 COLLEGIATE WEED CONTEST WINNERS

This summer dozens of students tested their weed science know-how in contests sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central and Southern weed science societies. The hard-fought competitions focused on aspects of weed science that will benefit students as they enter the … more »

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Scientists Focus on Weed Control to Support Emerging Hemp Market

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – August 8, 2022 – Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is used to produce a variety of products – from building materials, textiles and paper to nutritious seeds, CBD oils and extracts. Though the crop was introduced in the … more »

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New WSSA Backgrounder Clarifies Purpose and Use of Plant-Back Intervals

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – June 27, 2022 – Plant-back intervals are a critical component of any pesticide label – indicating the minimum period of time between a pesticide treatment and the planting of your next crop. But experts say some confusion … more »

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WSSA Innovative Grants Program – Call for Proposals

The WSSA is accepting proposals from members for consideration in providing seed money to explore innovative ideas in any area of the weed science discipline. Proposals should involve something that WSSA currently does not fund and should be innovative in … more »

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