Who we are:

The Northeastern Weed Science Society (NEWSS) is composed of a diverse group of academic faculty, industry representatives, extension personnel, crop advisers, graduate students, postdocs, technical staff, government officials, and journalists throughout the Northeast dedicated to weed science research, education, and management.

Learn more about our organizational charter, bylaws, and operating procedures.

What we do:

We make learning about weeds fun!
This includes our major annual events:

  1. NEWSS annual conference
  2. NEWSS annual weed science contest
  3. Other opportunities for students in weed science

Interested in being involved?

There are lots of opportunities to become involved with NEWSS and weed science more broadly.
First, we encourage you to become a member.

You can also learn more about career opportunities in weed science.