The 57th meeting of the NCWSS will occur on December 2 to 5 in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The program is rich in papers and posters with the latest in weed management information. Three symposia for which CCA credits have been requested are planned:|
· Glyphosate Resistant Weeds: Status, Prevention, and Management
· Application Equipment and Technology as It May Influence Weed Control in the Future
· Weed Community Shifts
The Industry Section of the NCWSS will have an invited speaker address the topic of "Gene Flow from Genetically Modified Crops: A Multifaceted Problem Spanning Science, Regulation, Trade, and Society." This will occur at their business breakfast meeting on December 5, and 0.5 CEU for CCA credit has been requested. The sections of the conference that will have both papers and posters include Corn and Sorghum, Soybeans and Annual Legumes, Cereals and Oilseeds, Forage and Range, Equipment and Application Methods, and Weed Ecology and Biology.
Registration for the entire conference is $200 for those who preregister and $225 if you register on site. Full registration includes the proceedings of the papers and posters presented, the Wednesday evening awards banquet, and refreshment breaks. One-day registration is $40. To receive registration and hotel room information, contact the NCWSS executive secretary, Robert A. Schmidt, 1508 West University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61821-3133 (phone: 217-752-4241; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). You can find additional information on the NCWSS and the program for the December conference at this Web site: http://www.ncwss.org.
(The preceding announcement was written by Dr. Jerry Doll, University of Wisconsin.)--Aaron Hager and Christy Sprague