Last week, Sam McGowen, Nick Basinger, Dr. Katie Jennings, and Shawn Beam (left to right) traveled to Puerto Rico to attend the Southern Weed Science Society and the Weed Science Society of America joint meeting. While attending the annual meeting they won a series of awards:
- Dr. Jennings won “Outstanding Educator Award”
- Sam McGowen won 3rd place in the MS poster contest with his poster “Rolled Cover Crop Mulch for Suppression of Amaranthus palmeri in Pickling Cucumber“
- Shawn Beam won 1st place in the MS paper contest with his presentation “Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) Tolerance to Linuron POST“
- Nick Basinger won 1st place in the PhD paper contest with his presentation “Evaluation of Rate and Timing of Indaziflam Herbicide in Muscadine and Bunch Grapes“
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Jennings, Sam, Shawn, and Nick!