Agenda

Please consider provisional; topics and timings are liable to change.
All timings quoted in Brasilia Standard Time (BRT)

09:20
The green ammonia opportunity in Chile

- Traditional and new applications for green ammonia in South America
- Enablers and obstacles to project development
Josie Armstrong, Principal Consultant, CRU

09:40
Chinese phosphate supply outlook



Isabel Chen, Analyst, Phosphates and Sulphur, CRU

10:00
Brazilian, Argentina and Paraguay - Grains, Soya bean and Corn outlook

  • Weather projections 
  • Logistics related challenges

Cleber Vieira, Commercial Director, Agroconsult

10:40
Gas market update

 

 


Stan Brownell, VP Business Development, Natural Gas and LNG, Argus

12:00
Urea plant optimisation



Mauricio Medici, Licensing Manager/Area Sales Manager, Stamicarbon

13:00
CRU Fertilizer Week Pricing and Forecasting Workshop

This workshop aims to discuss Fertilizer Week’s pricing and short-term price forecasting methodologies, key terms and compliance framework. The key areas the presentation will cover are:

 

  • CRU’s price analysis and coverage
  • Fertilizer Week’s price assessment specifications and key terms
  • CRU’s price compliance and governance framework
  • CRU’s market consultation process
  • Expected price assessment developments across fertilizers
  • Fertilizer Week’s Short Term Forecasting methodology
  • Q&A

Jennifer Willis-Jones, Senior Markets Editor, Nitrogen, CRU
Tom McIvor, Senior Markets Editor, Phosphates, CRU

14:00
Roundtable – Regional Fertilizer markets

 

 


Speaker:
Martin Torres Duggan, Senior Consultant, Tecnoagro and, Post-graduate Professor at the University of Buenos Aires
María Fernanda González Sanjuan, Executive Manager, FERTILIZAR
Mauricio Martinez, General Manager, Fosfatos de Caldera SpA

09:20
Green Ammonia

 

 


John Sinden, Senior Partner, JSA Limited

11:20
Micronutrient fertilization to close the yield gap in Las Pampas

 

 


Andres Grasso, Technical Coordinator, Fertilizar Asociación Civil

11:40
Advances in biostimulant innovations and their contribution to enhance crop productivity and mitigate abiotic and biotic stresses

 

 


Martín Díaz-Zorita, Crop Production Professor and Managing Partner, National University of La Pampa and DZD Agro S.R.L.

13:00
Overview of fertilization technology management at the Southern Cone of Latin America

 

 


Fernando O. Garcia, Private Consultant and free Professor, National University of Mar del Plata at Balcarce

14:00
Fertilizer selection and nutrient management under salt-affected soils

 

 


Raul S. Lavado, Consultant Professor, Chair Soil Fertility and Fertilizer, University of Buenos Aires

14:20
Phosphate rock for direct application in South America: conceptual and practical frameworks to maximize the agronomic effectiveness

 

 


Speaker:
Martin Torres Duggan, Senior Consultant, Tecnoagro and, Post-graduate Professor at the University of Buenos Aires

09:00
Recent evolution and trends in precise nutrient management in Brazil

 

 


Luciano Shiratsuchi, Associate Professor in Precision Agriculture, Louisiana State University

10:00
Role of prover crop nutrition in closing yield gaps in the pampas Region of Argentina



Juan Pablo Monzon, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:20
Industry 4.0 - The fertilizer production sector and the benefits of digital technology



Juliano Rodrigues, Business Development Engineer, Asia-Pacific & South America, Bagtech International

11:40
A big data-based study to understand the patterns of fertilizer adoption

 

 


Juan Martin Brihet, Head of Research and Prospective; Good Agricultural Practices Network (GAP Network), Buenos Aires Grain Exchange

12:00
Latin American Water soluble fertilizer markets



Glen Kurokawa, Senior Analyst, Phosphates Fertilizer, CRU

12:40
Analysing the benefits of polysulphates



Alveiro Salamanca-Jiménez, Consultant in Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrition, ASJ Agroservices - ICL LAM

13:00
Current and potential use of N stabilizers for major crops in Brazil




Heitor Cantarella, Soils and Environmental Research Center - Director, Agronomic Institute of Campinas (IAC)

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