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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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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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