STUDENT WEED CONTEST

Student Weed Contest – July 28, 2022, at Johnston, Iowa

Thank you to everyone who participated and volunteered in this year’s contest. Please help us thank the gracious host, Corteva, for allowing 96 students to compete this summer in Johnston, Iowa. We are excited to announce the winners of the 2022 NCWSS Weed Science Contest.

Graduate Individual Awards

Individual Weed ID

Placing University Contestant
First Kansas State University Tyler Meyeres

Individual Herbicide ID

Placing University Contestant
First University of Illinois Logan Miller

Individual Problem Solving

Placing University Contestant
First University of Wisconsin – Madison Mark Kendall

Individual Written Calibration

Placing University Contestant
First Purdue University Jesse Haarman

Individual Overall

Placing University Contestants
First Purdue University Jesse Haarman
Second Purdue University Matt Osterholt
Third University of Illinois Logan Miller

Graduate Team Awards

Team Field Calibration

Placing University Team Contestants Coach(es)
First University of Wisconsin-Madison G1 Felipe Faleco, Guilherme Chudzik, Mark Kendall, Nikola Arsenijevic Rodrigo Werle

Team Overall

Placing University Team Contestants Coach(es)
First Purdue University G1 Claudia Bland, Jesse Haarman, Lucas Maia, Matt Osterholt Claudia Bland
Second Kansas State University G1 Isaac Barnhart, Sachin Dhanda, Sarah Zerger, Tyler Meyeres Anita Dille
Third University of Illinois G1 Isabel Werle, Logan Miller, Lucas Bobadilla, Pavle Pavlovic Patrick Tranel

Undergraduate Individual Awards

Individual Weed ID

Placing University Contestants
First North Dakota State University Adam Aberle

Individual Herbicide ID

Placing University Contestants
First Tie Ohio State University Cameron Collett
First Tie Pennsylvania State University Ethan Whitmoyer

Individual Problem Solving

Placing University Contestants
First University of Nebraska – Lincoln Bruno Eltink

Individual Written Calibration

Placing University Contestants
First University of Illinois Yudai Takenaka

Individual Overall

Placing University Contestants
First University of Illinois Yudai Takenaka
Second North Dakota State University Adam Aberle
Third Western Illinois University Dustin Steinkamp

Undergraduate Team Awards

Team Field Calibration

Placing University Team Contestants Coach(es)
First University of Illinois UG1 Caleb Van Hoveln, Nathan Welch, Travis Wilke, Yudai Takenaka Patrick Tranel

Team Overall

Placing University Team Contestants Coach(es)
First University of Illinois UG1 Caleb Van Hoveln, Nathan Welch, Travis Wilke, Yudai Takenaka Patrick Tranel
Second Ohio State University UG1 Brock Horn, Cameron Collett, Cori Lee, Sam Shilling Bruce Ackley and Alyssa Essman
Third Western Illinois University UG1 Dustin Steinkamp, Jamie Hidreth, Kinsey Tiemann, Stephanie Reiter Brent Heaton


View past NCWSS Student Weed Contest Photo Gallery on our Photos Page


Video of 2017 Student Weed Contest

Answer Keys for the 2017 Contest