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2017 Award Winners Named by Weed Science Society of America

LAWRENCE, Kansas — February 7, 2017 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) this week 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 … more »

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New WSSA Factsheet Explores Weed Seeds and Their Longevity

Did you know some weed seeds can lie dormant in the soil for more than a century and then sprout when conditions are right?  A new factsheet available for free download from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) dives into the … more »

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Upcoming Annual Meetings of Science Societies to Offer New Perspectives on Weed Control

LAWRENCE, Kansas – November 18, 2016 –  Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and regional weed science organizations are expected to offer new perspectives on a wide range of issues vital to the future – … more »

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WSSA Elections FY2017 – Candidate Biography

It is time once again to elect officers for the WSSA Board of Directors. This year only the Vice-President position is vacant. The deadline for voting is December 2, 2016. more »

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WSSA Journals Move to Cambridge University Press

As reported at the annual WSSA business meeting in February 2016, the Board of Directors voted to establish a new partnership with Cambridge University Press (CUP) to publish the WSSA journals starting January 1, 2017. more »

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Weed Science Societies Comment on EPA’s Draft Guidance on Herbicide Resistance Management

This summer EPA issued a Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) that proposes an approach to address herbicide-resistant weeds by providing guidance on labeling, education, training, and stewardship for herbicides more »

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What Plants Sense and “Say” May Impact the Future of Weed Control

LAWRENCE, Kansas – AUGUST 10, 2016 – Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say plants can sense and communicate in ways that may surprise you, and those findings are opening the door for innovative new approaches to … more »

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WSSA Scientists Say Herbicide Resistance Predates Genetically Engineered Crops by 40 Years

LAWRENCE, Kansas – July 12, 2016 – You may think weeds resistant to herbicides are a new phenomenon linked to the overuse of glyphosate in genetically engineered crops, but according to the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) nothing could … more »

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Upcoming APMS Annual Meeting Spotlights Invasive Aquatic Plants

LAWRENCE, Kansas – JUNE 27, 2016 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced its participation in the upcoming annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS), scheduled for July 17-20 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The APMS … more »

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Weed Science Societies’ Comments on EPA’s Proposed Herbicide Resistance Management Plan and Tank Mix Prohibitions

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its affiliates, the Aquatic Plant Management Society, the Northeastern Weed Science Society, the North Central Weed Science Society, the Southern Weed Science Society, and the Western Society of Weed Science recently commented more »

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