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Experts Say It’s Time to Get The Facts and Take Action Against Algal Bloom

Experts Say It’s Time to Get The Facts and Take Action Against Algal Bloom WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 16, 2017 – Scummy, smelly masses of algae have become commonplace on bodies of water across the U.S.  And no community is … more »

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EPA Guidance for Herbicide Resistance Management Labeling, Education, Training, and Stewardship

The US EPA has recently published its final “Guidance for Herbicide Resistance Management Labeling, Education, Training, and Stewardship” a.k.a. Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) 2017-2. more »

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WSSA Award Nomination Deadline Extended to September 22, 2017

Due to the recent hurricanes and other events over the past couple weeks, it has been decided to move the awards nomination deadline to Friday, September 22, 2017. This extra time more »

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Make Sure Your Seed Mix is Tested for the Nation’s Most Troublesome Weed

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – Scientists from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say some native seed mixes planted to foster habitats for honeybees and other pollinators have been found to be contaminated with Palmer amaranth – a weed ranked by … more »

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2018 WSSA Award Nominations Requested

WSSA is currently accepting nominations for various awards to be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. All award nominations must be submitted electronically more »

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APMS Annual Meeting Focuses on New Developments in the Management of Invasive Aquatic Plants

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JULY 10, 2017 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will be participating in the 57th Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS), scheduled for July 16-19 in Daytona Beach, Florida. … more »

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APHIS Announces Open Period Dates for FY 2018 Farm Bill 10007

There is a $75 million grant program at APHIS called the “Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention” that has not been well utilized by our members. The program is also referred to as more »

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Weed Scientists Caution Against Off-Label Spraying of Dicamba and 2,4-D

  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JUNE 15, 2017 – New resistant soybean and cotton cropping systems based on the synthetic auxin herbicides give farmers new options for managing Palmer amaranth and other broadleaf weeds resistant to glyphosate. But scientists with the … more »

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Call For Symposia Proposals – 2018 WSSA Annual Meeting

We are really excited about the 2018 Annual WSSA meeting to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on January 29 – February 1,2018. WSSA members are invited to submit proposals for symposia. The deadline is June … more »

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$75 Million Funding Available From APHIS

There is a $75 million grant program at APHIS called the “Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention” that has not been well utilized by our members. The program is also referred to as the Farm Bill Section 10007 … more »

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