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Upcoming Conferences

Rice Technology Working Group Conference, February 19-22

Upcoming Meetings

AgMagic, April 16-22


Is 2018 a Make-or-Break Year for Dicamba Technology? Following a problematic 2017 growing season in many farm country regions of the country, will 2018 be a make-or-break year for dicamba-tolerant technology?

The First Annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month – February, 2018. 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 Programs (PSEPs).

Researchers Evaluate Cover Crop Benefits - February 6, 2018.

While cover crops are not new, there is renewed interest in the potential benefits these crops can provide.

Congratulations to all of our Weed Science graduate students who have competed at conferences this year!

Connor Webster, MS student, placed 1st in the oral presentation of the Weed Control and Growth Regulation Section at the Rice Technical Working Group

Title: Halosulfuron Applied at Reduced Rates with Quizalofop in Provisia Rice

Matt Osterholt, MS student, placed 3rd in the poster Presentation Section at the Rice Technical Working Group in Long Beach, California.

Title: Interactions of RiceOne and Individual Herbicide Components Mixed with RiceBeaux

Trace Buck, MS student, placed 2nd in his oral presentation at the Southern Weed Science Society Meeting this year. Title: Growth characteristics and control of Nealley's sprangletop.

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