A listing of links to related academic programs, research programs and professional societies.

Penn State Weed Management

The agronomic weed science extension program at Penn State focuses on issues relating to herbicide use, weed biology and ecology, integrated pest management (IPM), cover crop use, and other issues pertaining to the management of weeds in corn, soybeans, forages, and small grains.

Penn State Agroecology Major

A Degree in Agroecology is for students who want an active learning experience — a place to roll up your sleeves and learn the how, where, when, what, and why of agriculture and ecology.

Penn State Ecology Graduate Program

Covering basic and applied aspects of ecology, with research and teaching ranging from the molecular to the biosphere level

The Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies

The Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies is an independently-funded non-profit entity under the Larson Transportation Institute at Penn State University. Created in 2000, the Center specializes in education, outreach, research, and project oversight related to the Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance of unpaved roads and trails.

USDA-ARS Sustainable Systems Laboratory

The Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory (SASL) is a member of the Animal and Natural Resources Institute (ANRI) and is located in Beltsville, Maryland, on the campus of the Henry A. Wallace - Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC).

Center for Crop Systems Analysis - Wageningen University

Crop Systems Analysis concentrates its work on the following five themes: crop systems biology, crop form and function, designing climate-robust systems, quantitative agro-ecology, and natural and social sciences interactions.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is working to prevent and control the spread of invasive species in all 50 states and across more than 30 countries around the world.

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

In existence since 1992, the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) continues working to bring farmers together to learn from each other, and to build relationships between those farmers and consumers looking for fresh, wholesome, locally and sustainably produced food.

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.

Weed Science Society of America

The Weed Science Society of America, a non-profit professional society, promotes research, education, and extension outreach activities related to weeds; provides science-based information to the public and policy makers; and fosters awareness of weeds and their impacts on managed and natural ecosystems.

European Weed Science Society

The EWRS is an international organization which promotes and co-ordinates scientific research into all aspects of weed science.