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Weed Science Societies Announce Annual Meetings

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 29, 2021 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates announced plans for upcoming annual meetings – each designed to spotlight new innovations and best practices in weed control. First up … more »

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Front-Line Responders Fight Plant Invaders That Fuel Fires – and More

  WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 9, 2021 – Fires have had a devastating impact on communities and public lands across the western U.S. in recent years. But scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say effective weed control … more »

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Oktoberfest: Time to Raise a Glass to Weed Control!

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – October 5, 2021 – This fall beer drinkers around the globe are celebrating Oktoberfest with a mug of their favorite brew. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say the celebration wouldn’t be possible, though, … more »

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Students Test Their Skills in Regional Weed Science Contests

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – September 15, 2021 – This summer Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) affiliates in the North Central and Southern regions gave nearly 100 students from 18 universities a chance to test their weed science know-how. Both organizations … more »

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Scientists Make Moves to Fundamentally Alter Weed Control

Genomics group accelerates genetic sequencing of weeds, launches conference & training workshops WESTMINSTER, Colorado – August 11, 2021 – Today the International Weed Genomics Consortium (IWGC) announced a new multipronged initiative to advance the genetic sequencing of the world’s most troublesome weeds. The organization … more »

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WSSA Members to Present Latest Research During Upcoming Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – June 28, 2021 – Members of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) are among those leading presentations during in the upcoming 61st annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS), an event that will include … more »

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New Podcast Focuses on the “War Against Weeds”

In a year upended by the COVID pandemic, three WSSA members specializing in extension work have found a new socially distanced way to share information. They’ve launched the War Against Weeds, a new podcast devoted to weed management. Want to listen? Simply subscribe through your podcast provider of choice or access weekly episodes online.

The War Against Weeds podcast is funded by a grant from the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPM). more »

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WSSA Survey Ranks Most Common and Most Troublesome Weeds in Grass Crops, Pasture and Turf

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – May 11, 2021 – The latest survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) shows that Palmer amaranth is the hardest to control weed in grass crops, while foxtail species are the most prevalent. More … more »

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2021 WSSA Travel Enrichment Experience Award Applications Open Now

Purpose:  The Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE) will provide an opportunity for WSSA graduate students to participate in a five-day, four-night educational experience with professionals in a different WSSA region. Student Application Deadline: Mayank Malik (mayank.malik@bayer.com ) must receive applications by May … more »

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Have you heard about HRAC’s Mode of Action updates?

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 28, 2021 – The Herbicide Resistance Action Committee (HRAC) has updated its Herbicide Mode of Action Classification System, which is a vital tool in developing sustainable weed control programs. Explore WSSA’s recent fact sheet to find out why updates were needed … more »

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