Boron Expert

Fabiano Silvestrin

Fabiano Silvestrin

Regional Sales Manager, South America

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Fabiano has more than 14 years of experience in the fertilizers market. He is currently U.S. Borax’s sales manager for Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. He has extensive technical knowledge in soil science, plant nutrition, and several crops working on the development of refined borates market. He has a master’s degree in the science of soil from the Universidade Federal do Paraná in Brazil.

Feed Soil to Feed the World

:: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
As the world population grows, soil conservation becomes increasingly critical to expanding our ability to provide a healthy food supply.
 

Supplementing with Borates: What Are You REALLY Putting into Your Soil?

:: Friday, July 28, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Supplementing with Borates: What Are You REALLY Putting into Your Soil?
Growers know the value of healthy soil, but the quality of the products you use to supplement soil can vary dramatically. Learn the difference between raw and refined borates.

Need a Quick-Acting Boron Supplement? Spray It!

:: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Need a Quick-Acting Boron Supplement? Spray It!
Foliar application of nutrients is convenient, simple, and economical. Learn how to get the best benefits from including boron in your sprayable fertilizers.

Is Your Crop Susceptible to Boron Deficiency?

:: Thursday, June 29, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Is Your Crop Susceptible to Boron Deficiency?
If you’re seeing signs that your crop isn’t healthy, testing can confirm whether a boron deficiency exists – and help you take steps to ensure each harvest is better than the last.

Best Bets for Boron in Bulk Blending

:: Saturday, June 10, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Best Bets for Boron in Bulk Blending
What you need to know about bulk blending boron into your soil supplement mix.

Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in the supply and science of borates - naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. Refined borates are essential nutrients for crops. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with over 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world's need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles east of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto

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