University of Arkansas: Norsworthy Named WSSA Fellow; Meyer Named Top Graduate Student

🕔Feb 13, 2018Jason Norsworthy, weed scientist for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, was honored by his peers as a fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. Norsworthy, a professor […]

Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target […]

Palmer Amaranth May be Hiding in Native Seed Mixes

🕔Aug 29, 2017Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say some native seed mixes planted to foster habitats for honeybees and other pollinators have been found to be contaminated with […]

Weeds: When Conventional and Organic Farming Methods Collide

🕔Jul 13, 2017This spring has been strange in Oregon’s Lane County. “It rained every day. I’m exaggerating, but only by two days,” says farmer Jason Hunton. When Mother Nature rears her ugly […]

Is Palmer Amaranth Developing Traits That Make It Difficult to Control?

🕔Jun 16, 2017Palmer amaranth is widely considered to be one of the most damaging and difficult to control agricultural weeds in North America. A lot of time and attention has been devoted […]

Survey Ranks Most Common, Troublesome Weeds in Ag

🕔May 23, 2017A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ranks Palmer amaranth as the most troublesome and difficult to control weed in 12 categories of broadleaf crops, […]

Weedy Rice Is Domesticated Rice That Took a Wrong Turn

🕔Apr 18, 2017Weedy rice is neither wild rice nor crop rice but rather formerly domesticated rice that has shed some traits important to people. Adapted to human coddling, it does not grow […]

Herbicide Resistance: Weed Scientists to Host Farmer Session, Commodity Classic, Texas, March 2-4

🕔Feb 13, 2017A much anticipated highlight of the Commodity Classic this year in San Antonio, Texas, March 2-4 will be an event hosted by The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA).  In an effort to […]

Weed Scientists: “Buffer Zones” Could Become Resistant Weed Nurseries; Do and Don’t List – DTN

🕔Feb 11, 2017The Arizona desert may not be a hot bed for row crop weeds, but it is the place to find weed scientists this week. The Weed Science Society of America […]

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