News and Topics of Interest

Spring 2017

NEWSS Student Contest

The NEWSS Summer Student Contest will be held at the ACDS farm in North Rose, NY on July 24-26, 2017 .Thanks to Grant Jordan and company! July 24th and 26th will be travel days.

WSSA Award

Mark J. VanGessel, Ph.D., University of Delaware, received the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Outstanding Extension Award at the annual mneeting this year. WSSA honored more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. “We’re proud to honor true innovators who are making a significant mark on weed science through their commitment to research, education and teaching,” said Janis McFarland, Ph.D., 2017 annual meeting program chair and incoming president of WSSA. Congratulations Mark!

Dr. Henry P. Wilson passing.

A great friend and colleague of NEWSS, Dr. Henry P. Wilson, passed away on January 11, 2017. Click to download his obituary.

2017 Annual Meeting

The secomd Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC 2017) was hosted by the Northeastern Weed Science Society. The conference was held at the Sheraton Society Hills Hotel in Philadelphia, PA from January 3 to 6, 2017.

A copy of the meeting program can be downloaded at the NEWSS Annual Meeting Page.


The WSSA annual meeting will be held in Tuscon, Arizona, February 6-9, 2017.

Education Fund

Donate now to the NEWSS Education Fund!

Fall/Winter 2016


Spring 2016


2016 Weed Contest

The 2016 NEWSS Weed Contest was held July 25-26 at Kentland Farm in Blacksburg, VA.

Anyone still wishing to make a contribution to support the contest please do so at the NEWSS Weed Contest page.

Fall/Winter 2015


Spring 2015


Welcome to the Northeastern Weed Science Society

The Northeastern Weed Science Society serves the Northeastern United States by bringing together those who are concerned with the knowledge of weeds and their control; cooperates with other scientific societies to promote research, education, and outreach activities; and publishes scientific and practical information of value concerning Weed Science and related fields.

Mailing Information

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NEWSS Carvel REC 16483 County Seat Hwy Georgetown, DE 19947

For general inquires or membership information, contact the Northeastern Weed Science Society.

Parent & Sister Societies

Weed Science Society of America (WSSA)
North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS)
Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS)
Western Society of Weed Science (WSWS)