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Prestigious award given to Plant and Wildlife Sciences professor

Dr. Bryan Hopkins

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) will present its highest recognition to Plant and Wildlife Sciences professor Bryan Hopkins in an annual awards ceremony. Hopkins is one of the 0.3% of society members to receive the SSSA Fellow for outstanding contributions to soil science.

In addition to his work as a professor, Hopkins is also a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), an SSSA Certified Professional Soil Scientist, and coordinator of the SSSA’s North American Proficiency Testing Program. Hopkins earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at BYU. He earned his PhD in soil chemistry and plant nutrition from Kansas State University. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and is recognized as an expert in biophysical soil chemistry related to nutrient management.

Hopkins will receive this award in the SSSA meeting in Salt Lake City on November 11.