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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 »

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

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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 »

Scientists Highlight Improved Green Chemistries for Weed Management

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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 »

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

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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 »

Applications Now Open for WSSA Travel Scholarships  

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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 »

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

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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 »

Outstanding Student Weed Scientists Recognized by WSSA

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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 »

 Weed Science Society of America Honors Award Winners   

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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 annual meeting in Maui, Hawaii. more »