Ever Thought of Being a 'Weed Scientist'? It's a Real Job that Impacts Louisiana

By Leigh Guidry, The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette

You can be a weed scientist. It's a degree program and a real job that has a significant impact on folks in Louisiana. And it's not what you probably think. Eric Webster has a doctorate in weed science from Mississippi State University. Now he uses that to impact Louisiana agriculture through testing herbicides, experimenting with conversation tillage and training future weed scientists to continue the work.