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USDA-NIFA and NSF Establish Nationwide Network of Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes

KANSAS CITY, MO (August 26, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Science Foundation announced today they are establishing seven new artificial intelligence (AI) institutes across the country to accelerate research, … more »

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2021 WSSA Award Nominations 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. The success of the WSSA Awards Program depends on the efforts of WSSA members as nominators. … more »

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WSSA Alert: Unsolicited Seeds? Don’t Plant Them!

Unsolicited seeds? Don’t plant them! Have you received unsolicited packages of seed in the mail? If so, you’re not alone. People from across the U.S. and Canada are reporting receipt of seeds they didn’t order that appear to be coming … more »

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Scientists Highlight Improved Green Chemistries for Weed Management

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JULY 14, 2020 – Experts from the Weed Science Society of America say reduced-risk herbicides and greener chemistries are making an important contribution both to weed management and to the protection of human health and the environment. … more »

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How a Little-Known Research Organization Keeps Watermelon on Your Picnic Menu

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – June 25, 2020 – Sweet, juicy watermelon can be the perfect choice for a 4th of July picnic on a warm summer day. But scientists with the Weed Science Society of America say there is one thing you might not know. It … more »

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WSSA Student Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE) Update

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is accepting the applications for 2020 Travel Enrichment Experience (TEE).  This program awards scholarships to more »

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Applications Now Open for WSSA Travel Scholarships  

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – JUNE 19, 2020 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) is now accepting applications for 2020 Travel Enrichment Experience scholarships that will be awarded this summer to five graduate students in weed science. Each scholarship of … more »

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WSSA Symposium Proposals Due 06/12/2020

As we begin to plan for our 2021 WSSA annual meeting in San Antonio, TX, I invite all members to develop and submit symposium proposals. Details can be found in more »

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Slow the Spread: National Invasive Species Awareness Week Encourages Outreach and Education

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – May 15, 2020 – “Slow the spread” is an unexpected catchphrase this summer due to the global coronavirus pandemic. And now experts with the Weed Science Society of America say a similar “slow the spread” approach is … more »

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Outstanding Student Weed Scientists Recognized by WSSA

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 30, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it has recognized nearly three dozen students from universities in the U.S. and Canada for outstanding research-related presentations and proposals. “We are proud to … more »

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