- WSSA Update and Renewal Information
As it is spring I thought it would be a good time to reach out with some links and opportunities for our members and partners. Our partners at the International more »
- WSSA Recognizes Outstanding Student Weed Scientists
For Immediate Release (Click Here for PDF Version) WESTMINSTER, Colorado – March 15, 2018 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly three dozen students from 19 universities for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. During the Society’s recent annual … more »
- National Invasive Species Awareness Week Kicks Off February 26
WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 20, 2018 – Ready to sharpen your knowledge about invasive species and their impact on managed and natural ecosystems? You’ll have a great opportunity during National Invasive Species Awareness Week, scheduled for February 26-March 2, … more »
New Featured Articles from WSSA Journals
- When It Comes to Tillage, Timing Matters!
With herbicide resistance on the rise, more farmers are making tillage the foundation of their integrated weed management program. But new research shows that when tillage occurs can make a big difference more »
- Is Palmer Amaranth Developing Traits That Make it Difficult to Control?
Palmer amaranth is widely considered to be one of the most damaging and difficult to control agricultural weeds in North America. A lot of time and attention has been devoted to herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth more »
- Research Shows the Impact of Invasive Plants Can Linger Long After Eradication
It is easy to assume that getting rid of invasive plants will allow a local ecosystem to return to its natural state, with native vegetation flourishing once again. But a new study featured more »
Weeds in the News
These news items are not positions nor the scientific conclusions of the Weed Science Society of America
- Edible Weeds: Gardeners Forage in Their Backyards for Food
Most gardeners pull out weeds without giving them a second thought, but it turns out that you could be eating some of them. more »
- What is in Your Toolbox for Weeds?
Spring is here especially in the valleys. I manage 4.5 acres at our Mesa County Extension office and the weeds are off to the races for growing. So how do we manage weeds? more »
- Weed Seeds in Soybeans Sent to China
Source credit: www.aphis.usda.gov The Need for a Systems Approach In 2016, China put in place a new grain import law to keep invasive weeds and other plant pests from entering their country. In 2017, they informed USDA that U.S. grain … more »
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