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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Weed Science Societies Comment on EPA’s Draft Guidance on Herbicide Resistance Management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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WSSA Calculates Billions in Potential Economic Losses from Uncontrolled Weeds

Combined losses in corn and soybean crops would total $43 billion annually in the U.S. and Canada LAWRENCE, Kansas – MAY 4, 2016 – What losses would corn and soybean growers experience if they were forced to eliminate herbicides and … more »

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WSSA Survey Ranks Palmer Amaranth as the Most Troublesome Weed in the U.S., Galium as the Most Troublesome in Canada

LAWRENCE, Kansas – April 5, 2016 – It’s now official.  A survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has ranked Palmer amaranth, also known as Palmer pigweed, as the most troublesome weed in the U.S.  Weeds in … more »

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Get Ready for National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2016!

LAWRENCE, Kansas – February 16, 2016 – Volunteers in communities across the nation are getting ready for National Invasive Species Awareness Week, scheduled for February 21-27.  The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is one of the sponsors of the … more »

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