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2019 WSSA Travel Enrichment Experience Scholarship for Graduate Students

Purpose: The Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE) will provide an opportunity for WSSA graduate students to participate in a five day, four night educational experience with professionals in a different WSSA region. Student Application Deadline: WSSA Treasurer Phil Banks, must receive … more »

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Celebrates 20th Anniversary: Kickoff Begins February 25

This year marks the 20th anniversary of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), an event focused on how to prevent and manage the devastating damage caused by unwanted, biological invaders. Originally founded by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) more »

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Celebrates 20th Anniversary

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 22, 2019 – This year marks the 20th anniversary of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), an event focused on how to prevent and manage the devastating damage caused by unwanted, biological invaders. Originally founded by … more »

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Weed Science Society of America Announces 2019 Award Winners

Yesterday the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. more »

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February’s National Pesticide Safety Education Month Highlights Nationwide Efforts to Promote Safe Pesticide Use

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 1st, 2019 – The second annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month gets underway February 1st, to reinforce core principles of safe handling and use and to raise awareness of and support for the land-grant university Pesticide … more »

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2019 Weed Science Society Meetings Focus on New Developments in Global Research, Education & Extension

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 30, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) released further details on its 59th annual meeting, which is scheduled for February 11-14 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Scientists, students and educators from around the … more »

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Innovation & Best Practices Take Center Stage at Upcoming Weed Science Society Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 13, 2018 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its affiliated scientific societies have scheduled information-packed annual meetings over the coming months – each focused on new innovations and best practices in weed control. … more »

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WSSA Brings “Clean Bean” Message to Farm Broadcasters

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 1, 2018 –  In a recent audio news release taped by the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB), the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) addresses one of the most significant issues facing agriculture today:  the … more »

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Recommended Best Practices for Reducing Weed Seeds in U.S. Soybean Exports

Listen to the interview by Dr. Lee Van Wychen http://wssa.net/wp-content/uploads/103118WSSA-Wrap-UPDATED.mp3 Weed seeds in commodity exports are a serious trade concern. Countries, including the United States, often take action when weed seeds are detected in imported commodities. That means the importing country … more »

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WSSA Advocates for Weed Controls That Protect Soybean Export Value

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – August 27, 2018 –  Experts from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) will attend the 2018 Farm Progress show in Boone, Iowa, this week to highlight system-wide strategies for protecting soybean export values by reducing weed … more »

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