12 Aug 2016

IPNI Science Award - Nominations Are Due September 30, 2016


August 15, 2016 – Peachtree Corners, Georgia, USA – Each year, the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) offers its Science Award to recognize and promote distinguished contributions by agronomic scientists.

The Award is intended to recognize outstanding achievements in research, extension, or education; with focus on efficient management of plant nutrients and their positive interaction in fully integrated crop production that enhances yield potential. Such systems improve net returns, lower unit costs of production, and maintain or improve environmental quality.

The IPNI Science Award requires that a nomination form (no self-nominations) and supporting
letters be received at IPNI Headquarters by September 30, 2016. Announcement of Award
recipient will be in December, 2016. An individual Award nomination package will be retained
and considered for two additional years (for a total of three years). There is no need to resubmit a nomination during that three-year period unless a significant change has occurred.

All details and nomination forms for the 2016 IPNI Science Award are available from the IPNI
Awards website http://www.ipni.net/awards.

About the International Plant Nutrition Institute
The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is a not-for-profit, science based organization dedicated to the responsible management of plant nutrition for the benefit of the human family. IPNI has initiatives addressing the world’s growing need for food, fuel, fiber, and feedstocks. IPNI has programs aimed at developing the mineral fertilizer markets in areas of the world where agriculture is developing fastest, including Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Oceania, and Africa. Through cooperation with leading organizations throughout the world, IPNI helps to conduct research and educational programs, training and other projects related to agriculture.

Members of IPNI include leading global fertilizer producers (alphabetically): Agrium Inc.; Arab Potash Company; BHP Billiton, CF Industries Holdings, Inc.; Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition; International Raw Materials, LTD.; K+S KALI GmbH; Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co., Ltd; LUXI Fertilizer Industry Group; OCP S.A.; PhosAgro; PotashCorp; Shell Sulphur Solutions; Simplot; Sinofert Holdings, LTD; SQM; The Mosaic Company; Uralchem, JSC; Uralkali; and Yara International ASA.

Affiliate members of IPNI include national and international fertilizer producer associations, as well as scientific research organizations and institutes (alphabetically): Arab Fertilizer Association (AFA); Associação Nacional para Difusão de Adubos (ANDA); Fertilizer Canada; Fertiliser Association of India (FAI); International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA); International Potash Institute (IPI); The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), and The Sulphur Institute (TSI).

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; Email: info@ipni.net; Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; Email: gsulewski@ipni.net

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This story and more news from IPNI is available at: http://www.ipni.net/news

IPNI Contacts: Dr. Terry Roberts, IPNI President; Phone: 770.447.0335; E-mail: info@ipni.net; or Gavin Sulewski, IPNI Editor; Phone: 770.825.8080; E-mail: gsulewski@ipni.net

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