PPI Applauds the work of two agronomic scientists. (FYI News & Notes).
The Potash & Phosphate Institute (PPI), Norcross, Ga.,
presented the 2002-2003 Robert E. Wagner award to two agronomic scientists. Dr. John L. Havlin, professor and head of the Department of
Soil Science, North Carolina State University, was honored in the senior
scientist category. Dr. Newell R. Kitchen, soil scientist with the
USDA-ARS, Cropping Systems and Water Quality Research Unit, received the
award for the young scientist division. Each recipient receives $5,000
as part of the award, which is designed to recognize distinguished
contributions to advanced crop yields through maximum yield research and
maximum economic yield management.