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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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WSSA Webinar on Grantsmanship

Join us for a WSSA Grantsmanship Webinar on December 16. This webinar is FREE to current WSSA members as a member benefit. The webinar is designed to help WSSA members improve their grantsmanship and competitiveness for federal grants. It will … more »

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WSSA Provides an Update on Weed Genomics & What Scientists Are Learning

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 3, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) released a new fact sheet that explores the status of weed genomics, what scientists are learning and the potential impact on future weed control. To date scientists have … more »

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WSSA Announces Opposition to Weakening of FIFRA Regulations

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – OCTOBER 21, 2020 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its national and regional affiliates have joined with more than 300 agriculture and conservation organizations to protest legislation that would change our science-based pesticide laws. … more »

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Webinar on Federal Funding Opportunities for Weed Scientists

September 25, 2020 Join us for a WSSA webinar on weed science funding opportunities from federal agencies. This webinar is free to current WSSA members as a member benefit. The webinar will include a presentation by Dr. Mathieu Ngouajio on … more »

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USDA-NIFA and NSF Establish Nationwide Network of Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes

KANSAS CITY, MO (August 26, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Science Foundation announced today they are establishing seven new artificial intelligence (AI) institutes across the country to accelerate research, … more »

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2021 WSSA Award Nominations are Now Open!

Our society has many members who deserve recognition for outstanding achievements, contributions, and service in weed science, but recognition can only come after nomination. The success of the WSSA Awards Program depends on the efforts of WSSA members as nominators. … more »

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WSSA Alert: Unsolicited Seeds? Don’t Plant Them!

Unsolicited seeds? Don’t plant them! Have you received unsolicited packages of seed in the mail? If so, you’re not alone. People from across the U.S. and Canada are reporting receipt of seeds they didn’t order that appear to be coming … more »

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