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

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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 »

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

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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 »

Free Educational Webinars Offered During “National Invasive Species Awareness Week”

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – April 20, 2021 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) today announced that five free educational webinars will be offered during National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW) – a May 15-22 initiative to raise awareness about … more »

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Growers Win the Weed Wars?

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – March 17, 2021 – Weed control in vegetables, flowers and herbs can be incredibly labor intensive, experts with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say. There are few herbicides available for these specialty crops, making hand … more »

WSSA Honors Outstanding Weed Scientists During 2021 Awards Program

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – February 17, 2021 – This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. The awards were presented during the organization’s first … more »

WSSA Cautions Against Poor Choices That Can Spread Invasive Weeds

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 26, 2021 – Last year many people across the U.S. and Canada received unsolicited packets of seed believed to originate in China. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) were among those to raise … more »

WSSA and Affiliated Science Societies Share Plans for 2021 Virtual Annual Meetings

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – January 13, 2021 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and two of its regional affiliates released details on their upcoming virtual annual meetings – each focused on research, innovations and best practices in weed … more »

Weed Science Societies Announce Plans for Virtual Annual Meetings

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 17, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and five affiliated scientific societies announced plans for upcoming annual meetings that will spotlight new innovations and best practices in weed control.   Each of … more »

WSSA Provides an Update on Weed Genomics & What Scientists Are Learning

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – November 3, 2020 – Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) released a new fact sheet that explores the status of weed genomics, what scientists are learning and the potential impact on future weed control. To date scientists have … more »

WSSA Announces Opposition to Weakening of FIFRA Regulations

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WESTMINSTER, Colorado – OCTOBER 21, 2020 – The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its national and regional affiliates have joined with more than 300 agriculture and conservation organizations to protest legislation that would change our science-based pesticide laws. … more »