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Lesson Modules on Herbicide Resistance Stewardship in Aquatic Plant Management

The Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) working in cooperation with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has developed the following module addressing herbicide resistance in aquatic plant management venues. more »

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WSSA to Sponsor Second National Summit on Herbicide Resistance

Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans for a second national scientific summit on the topic of herbicide resistance . . . more »

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Call for Applications – Editor, Invasive Plant Science and Management Journal

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is seeking a prominent weed scientist to assume the duties and responsibilities of editor of the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management effective February 2015. more »

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Call for Symposia – 2015 Annual Meeting of the WSSA

WSSA members are invited to submit proposals for symposia at the 55th Annual Meeting to be held in Lexington, Kentucky on February 9-12, 2015. more »

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WSSA April 2014 Newsletter is Online

The WSSA newsletter for the first quarter is available online now. more »

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“National Invasive Species Awareness Week” Spotlights the Importance of Prevention and Management Strategies

  National Invasive Species Awareness Week is scheduled for February 23-28.   And according to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it’s a topic that deserves our attention.  Non-native plants, animals and pathogens can harm humans and the … more »

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Weed Science Society of America Announces 2014 Winners in Annual Awards Program

This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored nearly three 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 Vancouver, Canada. “We’re … more »

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Ornamentals Gone Wild: Weed Scientists Recommend Smart Shopping When Selecting New Flowers and Shrubs

Will that showy ornamental flower or shrub you purchased prove to be well behaved?  According to experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), it is important to be an informed shopper so you don’t end up with a … more »

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The American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators Recognize WSSA

The American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators recognize WSSA for encouraging and promoting the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment. For the detailed appreciation letter, please click here. more »

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Cotton Growers Still Searching for Viable Solutions in Battle against Herbicide Resistance

For nearly a decade, cotton growers have been battling to save crops from the ravages of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri).  Though in many ways they are finally gaining the upper hand, an expert with the Weed Science Society of … more »

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