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.
 

Not Just a Pretty Face: Boron Benefits for Sunflowers

:: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Not Just a Pretty Face: Boron Benefits for Sunflowers
Sunflowers are a major international crop. In Argentina, discovery of the benefits of boron supplements for sunflowers led to a revitalization of the industry—and higher profits for growers.
 

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.

Macro and Micro: What You Need to Know About Soil Nutrients

:: Monday, May 15, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Macro and Micro: What You Need to Know About Soil Nutrients
Like humans, plants need proper nutrition to grow and thrive. Learn about the nutrients all plants need—and why choosing high quality matters.

Boron in Agriculture: Supporting Optimal Plant Health

:: Monday, May 8, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron in Agriculture: Supporting Optimal Plant Health
Healthier plants means greater land productivity, more bushels produced per acre, and better profits for farmers.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 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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