Welcome to the newsroom of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), an international scientific society whose more than 6,000 members are dedicated to advancing the field of soil science and fostering the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. Founded in 1936, SSSA proudly celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2011.

SSSA 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 American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and SSSA. The headquarters office for these three international societies is located in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.


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


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SSSA 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  FAX: 608-273-8091,

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