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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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From Tsunamis to Turf Wars: Hot Topics Take Center Stage at Annual Meetings of Weed Science Societies

Upcoming annual meetings of the Weed Science Society of America and its sister scientific societies in the U.S. and Canada will tackle a wide range of topics – from invasive species spread by the 2011 tsunami in Japan to turf … more »

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WSSA October 2013 Newsletter is Online

Click here to read the recent WSSA newsletter.

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Graduate Student Travel Award Deadline Approaching Soon

The Weed Science Society of America is offering up to (6) Annual Meeting Grants to qualifying graduate student members for their first attendance at the WSSA annual meeting. These grants will provide for annual meeting registration fees as well as … more »

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WSSA is on Social Media

The Weed Science Society of America is currently on social media. The overall goal of the move is to enhance the web presence of WSSA and keep the members and general public informed about the activities of the society and … more »

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WSSA Weed Control Spotlight: Hydroacoustics Technology Makes Waves in Weed Control

The same hydroacoustics technology used to navigate boats, track fish and hunt for sunken treasure is now making waves in weed control – shedding new light on the size and shape of plant beds lurking beneath the water. “It is … more »

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Proposal writing tips from the USDA-NIFA Invasive and Weedy Plants Review Panel 2013

Dr. Adam Davis had the pleasure of serving as panel manager for the USDA NIFA AFRI ‘Controlling Weedy and Invasive Plants’ competitive grants program. He shares his thoughts on how to write better grant proposals. Given that the RFA will … more »

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