Robert E. Wagner Award
Dr. John Havlin, professor of soil science, has been named a winner of the 2002-2003 Robert E. Wagner Award by the Potash and Phosphate Institute (PPI), in recognition of distinguished contibutions to advanced crop yields through maximum yield research and maximum economic yield management. The award encourages worldwide candidate nomination in two categories, Senior Scientist and Young Scientist (under age 45). Nominations were received from North Anerica and other regions of the world. Havlin was selected in the Senior Scientist catagory.
former head of the Department
of Soil Science in the College
of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Havlin is a renowned educator, researcher and
leader in agriculture. His contributions to agriculture through research
education on yield-limiting factors related to soil and crop management
have resulted in improved nutrient and water-use efficiency, soil
productivity and environmental quality in the Great Plains and Southeast
of the United States. He is recognized as a Fellow in the Soil
Science Society of America and the American
Society of Agronomy.