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Weed Scientists Attend Regional Meeting, Professors Emeriti Honored

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North Dakota State University (NDSU) weed science faculty and staff attended the 75th Western Society of Weed Science (WSWS) annual meeting in Newport Beach, California, March 7-10, 2022.

Richard Zollinger and Rodney Lym, NDSU professors emeriti, were recognized for their contributions to the Society. Zollinger was honored as a WSWS Fellow. Lym received special recognition for his collaborative work to update the history of the Society over the past three decades. The work completes the historic record of the WSWS since its foundation in 1938. 

Harlene Hatterman-Valenti serves on the WSWS Board of Directors. She also served as chair of the Horticulture section in 2021.

Kirk Howatt was elected chair-elect of the Teaching and Technology Transfer section. 

The group authored or co-authored four oral and three poster presentations at the meeting. 

Oral Presentations

“Evaluating Flumioxazin Application Timing and Hilling on Efficacy and Crop Safety in Potato.” Harlene M. Hatterman-Valenti*, Collin Auwarter; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

“Hemp Tolerance to Soil Herbicides Applied POST.” Joseph Mettler*, Kirk A. Howatt; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

“Herbicide Programs for Control of Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) in Dry Bean.” Joseph T. Ikley*, Nathan H. Haugrud; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 

“Volunteer Hemp Control with Herbicides.” Kirk A. Howatt*, Joseph Mettler, Stephanie DeSimini; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

Poster Presentations

“Pendimethalin Applications to Seeded Onion: Grower Field or University Ground - Does it Matter?” Avery Shikanai, Harlene M. Hatterman-Valenti*; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 

“Pinto Bean Response to Preplant Dicamba.” Greg Endres*1, Joseph T. Ikley2, Brian Jenks3, Mike Ostlie1, Nathan H. Haugrud21North Dakota State University, Carrington, ND, 2North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 3North Dakota State University, Minot, ND.

“There and Back Again: A Look at North Dakota Weed Control Research Over 50 Years.” Stephanie DeSimini*, Joseph T. Ikley, Kirk A. Howatt; North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 

Author: Stephanie DeSimini
Editor: Kamie Beeson