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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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WSSA 2014 Meeting Program in Now Online

The final program for the upcoming joint annual meeting between the Weed Science Society of America and the Canadian Weed Science Society is now available online. The program can be accessed in the following link – >> WSSA 2014 program >> General meeting information

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WSSA Committee Signup

Thanks to those that have already volunteered to serve on WSSA committees for next year.   If you haven’t volunteered already, please consider volunteering by going to the website address listed below. WSSA committees are very critical to the success of our … more »

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WSSA Undergraduate Research Award Deadline Extended to Dec 15

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) has developed an Undergraduate Student Research Grant program designed to encourage and involve exceptional undergraduates in agricultural research. Interested faculty members are encouraged to identify potential award candidates and discuss the possibility of … more »

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