2015 Weed Tour Success

-E. Hill This year’s Weed Tour may have been one for the record books. There were upwards of 300 participants! When I wasn’t driving tractor or visiting with participants I managed to grab just a few photos to share…please enjoy! Also, if you were at the tour and did not receive a tour book because …

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Women in Weed Science article

-E. Hill Today the Weed Science Society of America released an article about women in weed science, which is particularly relevant since there are two women professors in weed science here at Michigan State University along with two staff members and several graduate students trained in the discipline. Please take time to read the article at …

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2014 MSU Weed Tour Review

Yesterday’s 2014 MSU Weed Tour was yet another successful event, with over 230 people in attendance. Thank you to all of you whom attended and to the many people in front and behind the scenes who made it all possible. Please enjoy a few photos of the event below. The plot signs will probably remain …

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Spring review in photos 2014

With a camera constantly at my fingertips I thought a spring review in photos would display what we have been up to lately. The cold winter was hard on wheat stands around Michigan Planting soybeans on campus Staking out the soybean plots Glyphosate resistant marestail in Gratiot county. At this location we are conducting research …

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Organic options page has added materials

-E. Hill We have put all of our extension and research findings related to organic weed management now in one place at MSUweeds.com called “Organic options“. In this section you will find: Extension materials (that have resulted from our research and work with area farmers) Peer reviewed publications relating to organic weed management Presented research …

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Taking my work home with me?!

After a day of working in our research plots in the fall I often find weed seeds in my pockets, shoes, and even in my hair. Today we were pulling our final Palmer amaranth plants from two of our studies in Middleville, MI, where we have been studying the growth and development and potential control …

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