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WSSA Calculates 70% Yield Loss from Uncontrolled Weeds in Dry Bean and Sugar Beet Crops 

WESTMINSTER, Colorado  – June 18, 2019  – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has completed a significant new initiative to quantify the impact of weed control on dry bean and sugar beet crops grown in the U.S. and Canada.  … more »

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WSSA to Participate in Annual Meeting of Two Aquatic Plant Management Societies

June 4, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America announced it will participate in the joint annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) and Western Aquatic Plant Management Society (WAPMS), scheduled for July 14-17 in San Diego, California. more »

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Weed Science Society of America Honors Outstanding Student Weed Scientists

May 13, 2019 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly four dozen graduate and undergraduate students from 27 universities for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. more »

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Fighting Back Against Pigweed

Fighting Back Against Pigweed WSSA highlights successful awareness initiative& best practices WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April29, 2019 – Waterhemp andPalmer amaranth, both members of the pigweed family, havebecome significant threats to crop yields and farm incomes acrossthe Americas. In the U.S.,they … more »

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The 2019 North American Weed Science Contest to be Held on July 25, 2019

The 2019 North American Weed Science Contest will be held on Thursday, July 25,2019 at the BASF Midwest Research Farm, Midwest Ag Research Center of Valent, and Klein Farms near Seymour, Illinois.  more »

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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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