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Dr. Raymond Jussaume & PhD Alumni Katherine Dentzman Study on Herbicide Resistant Weeds Gains Recognition in Media Outlets

The work of Drs. Raymond Jussaume and Katherine Dentzman on the sociology of weed resistance to herbicides and the challenges farmers face in adoption integrated weed management strategies is being reported on in the media. 

One finding from that research, on how an agrarian ideology individual independence presents challenges to growers who are struggling with weed resistance, was highlighted in a recent article published in Grainews (https://www.grainews.ca/2017/07/05/when-sociology-and-herbicide-resistant-weeds-collide/) and was a main topic of an interview Dr. Jussaume gave to the French language service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (http://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/la-croisee/segments/entrevue/30409/agriculture-herbes-invasives-collaboration).