News and Topics of Interest

2017 Annual Meeting

The secomd Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC 2017) will again be hosted by the Northeastern Weed Science Society. The conference will again be held at the Sheraton Society Hills Hotel, One Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, from January 3 to 6, 2017.

The abstracts deadline has been extended to November 29th, 2016. Room reservations should be made by December 14, 2016. Refer to Instructions for Authors 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


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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.

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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 P.O. Box 25 Woodstown, NJ 08098

For general inquires or membership information, contact the Northeastern Weed Science Society or call 315-209-7580.

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)