The Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC) is organized in cooperation with the Northeastern Weed Science Society (NEWSS),  the Northeast Branch of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America (NE ASA-CSAA-SSSA), and the American Society of Horticultural Science-Northeast Region (NE-ASHS). The goal of this meeting is provide a venue to bring together people with interests in entomology, plant pathology, weeds, horticulture, agriculture, agronomy, and soil science for the purpose of sharing of ideas and the presentation of the results of scientific studies and outreach programs. The members of the NEPPSC strive to enhance educational programs and the promotion of sound scientific solutions for our shared areas of interests in the Northeastern region of the United States of America.


January 9 – 11, 2018

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
201 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106


The third Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC 2018) will be hosted by the Northeastern Weed Science Society. The conference will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106, from January 9 to 11, 2018.

Industry and Extension Roundtable discussions are planned for Tuesday afternoon, followed by the NEPPSC Opening Ceremony and Social Mixer. Dan Kunkel has been planning a symposium on the future innovation needs of the agricultural industry in the Northeast and across the US. We will have the traditional student paper and poster contests. We have also been working on a student quiz bowl and another event to get students together. We are looking forward to hosting everyone at the Hilton in Philadelphia. Please be ready to provide us information on your research as we get together in January 2018.