Media and Releases

Welcome to the News & Media page of the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), an international scientific society composed of more than 6,000 members. Founded in 1955, CSSA advances the disciplines of crop science, including crop breeding, physiology, and ecology; seed production and technology, turfgrass science; forage and grazing lands; genomics, molecular genetics, and biotechnology; and biomedical uses of plants.

CSSA is also part of the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS): a nonprofit organization providing management and administrative, support services to founding members, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and CSSA. The headquarters office for these three international societies is in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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There are several ways to stay up-to-date on what's going on at CSSA. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive all of our news releases, feature stories, and event updates and other announcements. Or subscribe to one of our RSS feeds to receive only the content you want.

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Contact Us

Susan V. Fisk, Public & Science Communications Director
608-273-8091 |

Search our Journals

CSSA publishes five world-class scientific journals, which can be searched separately at the links below. Or search all of our journal content at once through the ACSESS Digital Library.

To receive access to journal articles that are not already open access, feel free contact us at the number above.

Attend our Meetings

Members of the media are invited to attend the ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, which attract thousands of scientists, students, educators and professionals from around the world and feature hundreds of presentations on the latest research in agronomy, crop science and soil science.

Complimentary registration can be extended to credentialed journalists, public information officers, and National Association of Science Writers members. Learn more at, or contact Susan Fisk: 608-273-8091,