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Can Artificial Intelligence Help Growers Win the Weed Wars?

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – March 17, 2021 – Weed control in vegetables, flowers and herbs can be incredibly labor intensive, experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say. There are few herbicides available for these specialty crops, making hand … more »

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WSSA Honors Outstanding Weed Scientists During 2021 Awards Program

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 17, 2021 – 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 the organization’s first … more »

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WSSA Recognizes 2021 Award Winners

The full 2021 WSSA awards program can be accessed here . OUTSTANDING EXTENSION AWARD Industry Sponsor: Corteva Agriscience JANE M. MANGOLD Jane Mangold is a Professor and Extension Invasive Plant Specialist in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at … more »

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February 2021: National Pesticide Safety Education Month

National Pesticide Safety Education Month is February 2021. The purpose of National Pesticide Safety Education Month is to reinforce core principles of safe pesticide use with many audiences and raise awareness of and support for the land-grant university Pesticide Safety Education … more »

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WSSA Cautions Against Poor Choices That Can Spread Invasive Weeds

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 26, 2021 – Last year many people across the U.S. and Canada received unsolicited packets of seed believed to originate in China. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) were among those to raise … more »

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WSSA Seeking New EPA Liaison for 2021

WSSA Seeking New EPA Liaison for 2021 Posted on November 5, 2020 The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a qualified individual to interact with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and serve as the liaison and subject matter … more »

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WSSA and Affiliated Science Societies Share Plans for 2021 Virtual Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 13, 2021 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and two of its regional affiliates released details on their upcoming virtual annual meetings – each focused on research, innovations and best practices in weed … more »

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NIFA Funding Opportunities for Weed Scientists

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Weed Science Societies Announce Plans for Virtual Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 17, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and five affiliated scientific societies announced plans for upcoming annual meetings that will spotlight new innovations and best practices in weed control.   Each of … more »

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WSSA Seeking New EPA Liaison for 2021

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a qualified individual to interact with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and serve as the liaison and subject matter expert and facilitate appropriate interactions between WSSA members and EPA staff. … more »

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