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2018
St. Louis, Missouri

Speaker Details

InfoAg 2018

Fernando Garcia
Director, Latin America-Southern Cone
IPNI
Florida, Buenos Aires B1602ABR
Argentina
Biography
Dr. Fernando O. Garcia is Regional Director of the Latin America-Southern Cone program of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI).

He develops research and educational programs on soil fertility, fertilizer use and management, and crop production at Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay at Uruguay. His main interest is the efficient use of nutrients, following the 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship concepts, in ecologically intensified cropping systems.
Dr. Garcia holds a BS degree in Agronomy from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), and MS and PhD degrees in Soil Fertility/Microbiology from Kansas State University (Manhattan, Kansas, USA).

Prior to joining IPNI, Dr. García was research agronomist with INTA (National Institute of Agriculture Technology) at the Balcarce Experimental Station in southern Buenos Aires and Assistant Professor of the National University of Mar del Plata at Balcarce.