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WSSA Photo Contest is Now Open

Deadline:  January 29, 2016  Subcommittee Chair: Michael DeFelice (michael.defelice@pioneer.com) 7100 NW 62nd Ave., Johnston, IA 50131-1150; Ph: (515)-535-6705 This contest is open only to members of the WSSA and the subject of the photo must be related to weed science. There are … more »

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WSSA Award Nominations FY2016 are Now Open

Our society has many members who deserve recognition for outstanding achievements, contributions and service in weed science, but recognition can only come after nomination. more »

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Call for Papers – 2016 WSSA/SWSS Joint Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico

You are invited to submit titles and abstracts for papers and posters to be presented at the Joint Annual WSSA/SWSS Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 8-11, 2016, Monday to Thursday. more »

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Upcoming Conference Takes Aim at Invasive Aquatic Plants

Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans to participate in the upcoming 55th annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) scheduled for July 12-15 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Attendees are expected to include scientists, educators, … more »

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Scientists Advocate a Community-Based Approach to Herbicide Resistance Management

Weeds resistant to glyphosate and other herbicides can become a costly problem – crowding out valuable crops, dramatically reducing yields and increasing weed control expenses. But scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say growers can regain the … more »

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Weed Scientists Offer New Definition for “Superweed”

Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with six sister organizations to recommend a new definition for superweed – a catchall term used by many to describe weeds that are perceived to be more invasive and to grow … more »

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April 2015 WSSA newsletter is available online

The recent WSSA newsletter for the term April 2015 is now available online. more »

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Initiative Nurtures Women Pursuing Weed Science Careers

Today less than 15 percent of the members of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) are women.  It’s a sobering statistic, but one that reflects national trends. According to data gathered by the National Academies, 1 roughly equal numbers of … more »

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National Invasive Species Awareness Week Promotes Education and Involvement

National Invasive Species Awareness Week is scheduled for February 22-28, and experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say it is more important than ever for each of us to get involved. “Damage caused by invasive weeds causes … more »

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Weed Science Society of America Names 2015 Award Winners

This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) presented awards to more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science.  The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting, held this year in … more »

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