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Free Educational Webinars Offered During “National Invasive Species Awareness Week”

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 20, 2021 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) today announced that five free educational webinars will be offered during National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) – a May 15-22 initiative to raise awareness about … more »

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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 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 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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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 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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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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Scientists Highlight Improved Green Chemistries for Weed Management

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JULY 14, 2020 – Experts from the Weed Science Society of America say reduced-risk herbicides and greener chemistries are making an important contribution both to weed management and to the protection of human health and the environment. … more »

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