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Seed biology findings from a newly published Weed Science Society of America research article could improve integrated weed management
Posted on February 20,

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In light of the February 6, 2024, ruling by the U.S.

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A Weed Science Society of America research summary Identifies Most Likely High-impact, Range-shifting Invasive Plants coming to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S.

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Posted on January 31, 2024

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 31, 2024 – February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month and a time to review pesticide safety practices at your home or business,

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – 16 January 2024 – Recently published research in the journal Weed Science provides new mechanistic insights into S-metolachlor resistance in waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus).

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WESTMINISTER, COLORADO—December 18, 2023. Wyman Meinzer—state photographer of Texas—is set to give those attending the joint 2024 Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) meeting a fascinating glimpse of the Lone Star State.

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – December18, 2023 – Did you ever wonder what an entomologist, a policy analyst, a soil scientist, and an actor might have in common?

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WESTMINISTER, COLORADO—December 18, 2023. Wyman Meinzer—state photographer of Texas—is set to give those attending the joint 2024 Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) meeting a fascinating glimpse of the Lone Star State.

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WESTMINISTER, Colorado. November 10, 2023— Invasive conifers are to New Zealand ecosystems what waterhemp is to U.S. soybean farmers. Trees such as lodgewood pine are weeds that quickly outcompete local flora.

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WESTMINISTER, Colorado, October 30, 2023 – Can you identify a weed species in any growth stage? Or, know all aspects of sprayer calibration,

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The Weed Science Societies suggest nine additional ways to mitigate the impact of herbicides on listed species due to spray drift, which includes decreased buffers for ultra-coarse droplets, additional types of vegetation to intercept spray droplets and grower education. We also suggest six additional ways to mitigate herbicide runoff and erosion, which also includes grower education, more specific terminology for agricultural vs specialty crops as well as assigning more compensatory mitigation points for fields with subsurface drainage or cover crop practices. Most importantly, the Weed Science Societies want to stress that grower education will be the most effective way to implement EPA’s Herbicide Strategy. We recommend a minimum of a 3-5 year phase-in period for the herbicide strategy ESA mitigation practices, which corresponds to the 3-5 year interval that pesticide applicators must be recertified.

On August 6, 2023, the WSSA submitted comments (link here) on the U.S. EPA’s proposed Vulnerable Listed Species Pilot Project: Proposed Mitigations,

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