Western Society of Crop Science
The Western Society of Crop Science comprises the states and provinces of Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, American Samoa, Baja California, Baja California Sur, British Columbia, California, Chihuahua, Colima, Colorado, Durango, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Jalisco, Montana, Nayarit, Nevada, New Mexico, Northwest Territories, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Sinaloa, Sonora, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Yukon Territory.
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Western Society of Crop Science Annual Meeting
July 12-13, 2015
The Western Society of Crop Science (WSCS) is pleased to announce the next annual meeting in Albuquerque, NM on July 12-13, 2016. The meeting is an opportunity to network with colleagues and students from around the West and exchange scientific information. WSCS will also offer the A.K. Dobrenz Student Paper contest, which will provide cash awards for the three best student presentations at the meeting. Participants arrive on Monday, July 11. The tentative program will include a tour on Tuesday morning (July 12) to highlight issues important to the local agriculture as well as sites of historic interest. A professional presentation session will occur Tuesday afternoon. Student oral presentations will be held Wednesday morning and additional professional presentations in the afternoon, followed by a business meeting, poster presentations, and an awards barbeque Wednesday evening.
Poster and Presentation Tips (from the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Annual Meetings webpage)
Regarding the A.K. Dobrenz Student Competition: The A.K. Dobrenz Graduate Student Awards were formally named in 1997. Dr. Dobrenz was a Professor at the University of Arizona, an early participant in the meetings, and an avid supporter of graduate student participation at the WSCS meetings.