College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Calendar
A. Douglas Worsham Weed Science Lecture Series-The Policies and Politics of Weed Science: Current and Future Outlook
A seminar by Dr. Lee Van Wychen, Science Policy Director of the National and Regional Weed Science Societies.
Dr. Van Wychen grew up on a dairy farm near Green Bay, WI. He has a B.S. in Agronomy and Horticulture and a M.S. in Weed Science from the University of Wisconsin, After his Ph.D. in Weed Science from Montana State University, he was selected as the 2003 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Congressional Science Fellow and worked for two members of Congress on agricultural and environmental policy. Since 2005, he has served as Director of Science Policy for the National and Regional Weed Sciences Societies. His main responsibilities include working with Congress, federal agencies and other NGO’s to promote the research, education, and awareness of weeds in managed and natural ecosystems.