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The Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Soil Science Society, also known as ACSESS, is a conglomerate of three separate organizations committed to agricultural sciences. It is the administrative organization overseeing the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America. Each organization maintains its own memberships, and ACSESS is the management and support that provides departmental services for members of each of the societies.

Each of the three societies that make up ACSESS are focused on different areas of plant and soil sciences. The American Society of Agronomy focuses on the conservation of resources for the production of food, feed, and fiber while maintaining and improving the environment. The Crop Science Society promotes public welfare through research, extension programs, and teaching crop sciences while enhancing the management and use of field crops. The Soil Science Society of Americais designed to increase awareness, outreach, and education about soil sciences, which includes all aspects of soil. These three societies have a combined experience of over 250 years in their respective areas of expertise and can provide invaluable resources to those looking to improve their weed control, turf care, lawn fertilization, yard care, and lawn maintenance related skills. ACSESS provides over 20 different publications as well as other research and articles–all of which can be accessed through membership can be of benefit to homeowners and lawn care services.

Membership Benefits

Membership to ACSESS includes access to Digital library content. Among the digital library is access to 21 research journals plus their complete archives including ‘Crop, Forage, and Turfgrass Management’, ‘Applied Turfgrass Science’, ‘Soil Science Society of America Journal’, and ‘Journal of Plant Registrations–all of which are extremely useful to lawn care, developing lawn treatment programs, and other aspects of lawn maintenance. Additionally, members have access to magazines and their archives, over 300 books, conference presentations, and English abstracts of transactions from the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering. The digital library also has journal and article features with a guided-navigation search engine with the ability to do tabbed searching, Heuristic algorithms, and commenting on articles, book chapters, books, and conference presentations. There are many more benefits to membership to ACSESS that are far too long to list!

Yard Care Related Research

There is no limit to the amount of valuable research found within ACSESS membership. Cutting edge research and scientific breakthroughs will premier within the publications managed by ACSESS and their feeder organizations, all of which have ties to universities and extension programs to provide information and guidance to people all over the country. Here is some of their best lawn care advice so you can have the green lawn you always pictured minus the weeds!

Browse Their Publications

A brief sampling of some of the publications provided by ACSESS DL can be found in these pages. Among them are journals and magazines dedicated to specific areas of agriculture, agronomy, and horticulture, among other specialties. Some of the publications of particular interest to lawn care and turfgrass management include ‘Applied Turfgrass Science’ and the ‘Journal of Plant Registrations.’

Publications Search

This page is a dedicated search through the ACSESS digital library. Users can use this specialized search to look for articles by keywords, author, publication year, or search specific publications for articles pertaining to a specific focus or keyword. The advanced search offers particular search parameters for users to aid in research and understanding of a specific area of focus.

Lawn Care Doc Search

This specific search brings up over a thousand different articles as they pertain to yard care. Results can be bookmarked, or further narrowed-down by specific search criteria or by publication. With so many expert documents pertaining to lawn care, users are able to stay on top of the latest developments in lawn care and landscaping with just a few keystrokes.

Weeds and Weed Control Search

Use the digital library to focus specifically on weeds, weed killer, and weed control, and you will find hundreds of documents on the subjects. When it comes to lawn care and maintenance, weeds can be one of the most significant issues and wreak the most havoc on turf. Access to the ACSESS digital library provides some of the most valuable information on weeds and weed control available today. This search also allows you to find information about lawn treatments for weeds and lawn spraying tips.

Lawn Insect and Pest Control Doc Search

Over 100 documents are available for users on the subject of lawn insect and pest control. The articles appear in an array of publications including some of the foremost authorities on scientific research on the subject. Book chapters, journal articles, and other sources provide users with the information you need to learn all about the issue and how to manage it.

Lawn & Plant Disease Search

The biology of diseases in plants and lawns can be extremely complicated. However, using the ACSESS digital library to search lawn and plant diseases provides users with access to over 11,000 documents on the subject in the form of book chapters, journal articles in a number of recognized publications. You can further narrow down the results by searching by a specific year, publication, author, etc. to find everything you need to know to manage lawn and plant diseases.

You don’t need to be a professional lawn care service or turf care pro to want to learn more about maintaining and cultivating a healthy, green lawn and landscape. Whether you are a homeowner looking to improve your knowledge and understanding of your yard or a green professional who wants to stay abreast of the most recent breakthroughs in lawn care science, membership to ACSESS DL will offer all of the information you could possibly need on the subject.