International Plant Nutrition Institute adds Uralchem as member

30 September 2013 23:54  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) has added fertilizer producer Uralchem as a member of the global organisation dedicated to research and promotion of fertilizers for plant nutrition, officials confirmed on Monday.

In addition to joining the Georgia-based organization, Uralchem CEO Dmitry Konyaev and Tatiana Rozarenova, Uralchem head of client and regulatory relations, were elected as board members.

“Our membership welcomes the decision of Uralchem to join IPNI, and we are honored and encouraged by this extension of our primary support base,” said Dr Terry Roberts, IPNI president. “The addition of new members directly impacts IPNI's scientific and educational programs that are designed to contribute to the advancement of agronomic science, world food security and environmental protection.”

The Russian fertilizer producer is one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. Konyaev said the company is pleased to become a member of a leading scientific organization that takes a progressive approach to agricultural chemical science.

“Combining our research efforts will improve efficient solutions for the responsible manufacturing, as well as for use of fertilizers in order to meet the growing global demand for agricultural products,” Konyaev said.

By: Mark Milam
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