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2016 Award Winners Named by Weed Science Society of America

LAWRENCE, Kansas — February 9, 2016 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has honored 30 individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting, held this year … more »

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WSSA Announces Availability of New Education Materials on Weeds and Their Impact

LAWRENCE, Kansas – February 2, 2016 – Today the Weed Science Society of American (WSSA) announced that new and updated educational materials for both weed scientists and the general public are now available for free download from the Society’s website. … more »

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Study on Genetically Engineered Crops Nears Completion

LAWRENCE, Kansas – December 17, 2015 – Two decades after their introduction, genetically engineered crops remain a hot-button issue – especially when it comes to their use in food.  Conflicting opinions and unanswered questions have created a confusing landscape for … more »

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Speakers at Upcoming Annual Meetings of WSSA and its Sister Societies Take a Deep Dive into the Future of Weed Control

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its sister regional organizations will use their upcoming annual meetings to spotlight topics vital to the future of weed control – from the genetics of herbicide resistance to the use of plant … more »

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RFP for Executive Secretary Services

The Weed Science Society of America has issued a request for proposals to provide potential service providers with sufficient information to prepare and submit proposals for consideration more »

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WSSA Election FY 2016 – Candidate Biographies

The Weed Science Society of America is in the process of electing candidates for the vacant positions. The biographies of the candidates running for the various offices more »

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WSSA Undergraduate Research Award

The WSSA Undergraduate Research Award is now entering its 24rd year of operation and has proved to be an effective method of recruiting new students into the discipline of Weed Science. more »

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New Studies Lift the Veil on Witchweed’s Spooky Powers

May hold the key to more effective control of one of the world’s most damaging parasitic plants LAWRENCE, Kansas – October 29, 2015 – Just in time for the Halloween holiday, researchers are unearthing important new information about “witchweed” (Striga … more »

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WSSA Infographics on Herbicide Resistance Management

The Weed Science Society of America has developed a set of infographics to educate the broader audience on the economic benefits of proactive resistance management. Return on investment for herbicide resistance best management practices have been developed for more »

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Students Flex their Weed Science Muscles during National Collegiate Competition

LAWRENCE, Kansas – September 29, 2015 – Would you be able to identify 130 species of weeds and their seeds on sight? While for most of us the answer is a resounding “no,” many of the nation’s top student weed … more »

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