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 Weed Science Society of America Honors Award Winners   

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 Maui, Hawaii. more »

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National Pesticide Safety Education Month – Learn and Practice Principles of Safe Pesticide Handling and Use

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month, a reminder for everyone to review their pesticide safety practices. The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), American Phytopathological Society (APS) and Entomological Society of America (ESA) are among more »

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WSSA Finalizes Program for its March Meeting in Maui

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 23, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) released details on its upcoming annual meeting, scheduled for March 2-5, 2020, on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The Western Society of Weed Science (WSWS) … more »

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New Jersey Growers Battle Weeds for Your Cranberry Sauce Needs

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 19, 2019 – New Jersey is the nation’s third-largest cranberry producer. But according to the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), growers in the state are fighting a tough battle to keep the colorful berries on … more »

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Students Test Their Skills During 2019 North American Weed Science Contest

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 4, 2019 – More than 240 students from 29 universities tested their mettle during the recent 2019 North American Weed Science Contest – an event endorsed by the Weed Science Society of America and its regional … more »

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Weed Bingo is For Sale in the WSSA Bookstore!

WEED BINGO is a fun game that blends a bit of science with interesting and unusual facts about some of the world’s most common and troublesome weeds. Each of the 42 weed more »

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Weed Science Societies Announce Plans for Upcoming Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 21, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and five affiliated scientific societies announced plans for annual meetings that will explore new innovations and best practices in weed control. Presenters and attenders at … more »

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WSSA Seeking New Constitution and Operating Procedures Chair

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Constitution and Operating Procedures Chair (COPC). Dr. Mark Bernard has served in this capacity and plans to step down in 2020. more »

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WSSA Seeking Director of Publications

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Director of Publications (DP). Dr. Sarah Ward has served in this capacity for two terms and plans to step down in 2020.The Director of … more »

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What a Community in the Heartland Can Teach Us About Resistance Management

Weed Science Society of America partners with Entomological Society of America to share learnings from an Iowa demonstration project Westminster, Colorado – September 18, 2019 — Is there an effective way for local communities to band together to battle weeds, insects and other pests … more »

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