Archive for the ‘Meetings’ Category

NCWSS and WSSA presentations added!

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

-E. Hill

If you missed out on the latest MSU Weed Science research presented at the North Central Weed Science Society (Indianapolis, IN) or Weed Science Society of America (San Juan, PR) annual meetings they are now available on MSUweeds.com in the Presented Research section! Poster pdf files and the oral paper abstracts are all available.

 

2015 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update scheduled

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

E. Hill

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 15th to attend the 2015 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update at the MSU Pavillion. More details and online registration can be found in Michigan State University Extension link below.

2015 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update

Award winning graduate student posters at 2015 WSSA

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

-E. Hill

Last week the majority of our weed science research team attended the annual Weed Science Society of America meeting in Lexington, KY. We are pleased to report that in the first ever graduate student competition both of our graduate students placed. Jonathan Kohrt tool 1st place amongst the Ph.D. candidate posters and Amanda Goffnett placed 2nd amongst the M.S. student posters. Congratulations to you both! These posters and more from the meeting can now be found on MSUweeds.com/research/presented-research

1st place poster by Jonathan Kohrt

2nd place poster by Amanda Goffnett

2nd place poster by Amanda Goffnett

2014 WSSA presentations available

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

-E. Hill

 

Vancouver, BC

Our group has just returned from the 2014 WSSA meeting in Vancouver. We have just posted all of the posters and oral paper abstracts to MSUweeds.com for you to enjoy if you were unable to attend or need a second look.

 

Amanda Goffnett 2014 WSSA PosterGoffnett, A. M. and C. L. Sprague. 2014. Desiccation and yield of three black bean varieties. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (30)

 

 

 

 

Erin Hill 2014 WSSA PosterHill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2014. Impact of cereal rye and red clover on weed seed mortality. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (63)

 

 

 

 

Kohrt, J. R. and C. L. Sprague. 2014. Multiple-resistant Palmer amaranth management strategies in corn. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (12)

 

 

 

 

David Powell 2014 WSSA PosterPowell, D. K., C. L. Sprague, and K. A. Renner. 2014. Comparison of seed mortality of Palmer amaranth and Powell amaranth in Michigan. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (66)

 

 

 

 

Harden, A. C. and C. L. Sprague. 2014. Competitiveness of volunteer corn in sugarbeet. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (302)

 

Sprague, C. L. 2014. Collaborations between industry and university extension to address resistance. Weed Science Society of America annual meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. (343)

MSU @ 2013 North Central Weed Science Society

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

-E. Hill

This 68th annual meeting of the North Central Weed Science Society was held this past December in Columbus, OH. Members of our group presented some our latest research findings and extension experiences, including:

Harden, A. C. and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Timing of volunteer corn control affects sugarbeet yield. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

 

 

Hill, E. C., K. A. Renner, and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Impact of cover crops on weed dynamics in organic dry beans. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

 

 

Kohrt, J. R. and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Weed height and the inclusion of atrazine influence control of multiple-resistant Palmer amaranth with HPPD inhibitors. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

 

 

Sprague, C. L. 2013. Common windgrass management in winter wheat. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

 

 

Hill, E. C. 2013. YouTube, social media, Google tools, etc…Extension today @ #MSUweedscience. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

Goffnett, A. and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Harvest aid effects on black bean desiccation and yield. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

Powell, D. K. and C. L. Sprague. 2013. Multiple-resistant Palmer amaranth control with soil-applied herbicides in Michigan. North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting. Columbus, OH.

 

During the award ceremony both David Powell and Jon Kohrt received first place awards in their divisions for their presentations (oral and poster, respectively). Also at the ceremony, Dr. Christy Sprague was presented with the Service award, which is given to those with exceptional achievement in areas other than education and research. Scroll down to view Dr. Sprague’s biography as printed in the awards pamphlet.

 

Sprague laboratory at the 2013 NCWSS meeting in Columbus, OH

Sprague laboratory at the 2013 NCWSS meeting in Columbus, OH

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David Powell and Jon Kohrt both placed 1st for their oral and poster presentations, respectively, in their categories

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Dr. Christy Sprague was presented with the Service Award at the 2013 NCWSS annual meeting

“Christy L. Sprague is an associate professor and extension specialist at Michigan State University. She completed her M.S. degree at the University of Illinois and her B.S. and Ph.D. at Michigan State University. In 1999, she began her professional career at the University of Illinois. In 2003, Christy accepted her current position at MSU with extension and research weed management responsibilities. During her career, Christy has demonstrated exceptional qualifications based on 1) the high quality and productive research programs that she designed to address applied weed management issues of Midwest agricultural systems, 2) the significant contributions that she has made in creating and disseminating weed management information in her extension role, and 3) the efficient and effective leadership that she has provided to several organizations. She has developed an excellent and highly productive research program while balancing it against the time demands of extension. Christy has published 54 research articles and over 165 abstracts and proceedings. Both within her state and within the region, Christy has established herself as an excellent and highly credible source of extension information in the North Central region. She has authored several extension bulletins and the requests that she receives to speak at state, regional and national conferences may provide the greatest evidence of the respect that she has earned during her career. She has delivered 77 presentations as an invited speaker and in total reaches ~3,500 extension clientele annually. Christy has always stepped forward and taken an active leadership role in most of the organizations in which she has contributed. Within the NCWSS she served as secretary-treasurer for six years and has also chaired several committees. Nationally, she has served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Sugar Beet Research , and has served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists. Christy has also been an active member of several WSSA committees. Christy was the recipient of the NCWSS Young Scientist Award in 2005 and the WSSA Early Career Weed Scientist Award in 2009.”