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Slow the Spread: National Invasive Species Awareness Week Encourages Outreach and Education

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – May 15, 2020 – “Slow the spread” is an unexpected catchphrase this summer due to the global coronavirus pandemic. And now experts with the Weed Science Society of America say a similar “slow the spread” approach is … more »

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Outstanding Student Weed Scientists Recognized by WSSA

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 30, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly three dozen students from universities in the U.S. and Canada for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. “We are proud to … more »

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USDA-NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management Grant Call For Applications

The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program more »

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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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