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Fabián Fernández
Nutrient Management Specialist
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN 55108
Biography
Dr. Fabián G. Fernández is an Associate Professor in the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University and M.S. and B.S. degrees from Brigham Young University. Before joining the University of Minnesota, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois. The research and extension education programs of Dr. Fernández are focused primarily on crop production and environmental issues related to nutrient management in corn cropping systems. He seeks to identify and implement nitrogen management practices that are sustainable both in terms of minimizing environmental impacts, specifically water quality, and improving crop yields.