Fertiberia Chair of Agro-environmental Studies

Objectives of the Chair

The result of this collaboration, developed through numerous and different activities, is promoting the main objective of this Chair, which is research into all issues related to efficient fertilization that contributes to the development of sustainable and competitive agriculture.

Promote 
studies

On aspects related to efficient fertilization that respects the environment to contribute to the development of sustainable agriculture.

Carry out research
activities

In relation to new fertilizers and new agricultural and fertilization techniques.

Pass on knowledge and technologies

Regarding the best practices in mineral nutrition among Spanish technicians and farmers.

Work together with the company Fertiberia

On studies that allow the expansion of its current industrial and commercial offer, and the diversification of its activities.

Cooperate
in programmes

To train professionals and facilitate completion of the ETSIAAB (agronomy, food and biosystems degree) by students of the UPM.

Fertiberia Chair Awards

Prizes for the best final and master’s
degree projects and theses at the UPM

The main aim of the Fertiberia Chair of Agro-Environmental Studies prizes for the best final and master’s degree projects and theses is to recognise theses or projects of excellent quality that are produced at the Polytechnic University of Madrid in the field of fertilization and fertilizers, their influence on agricultural production and the quality of crops, and on the environment.

Two prizes will be awarded

One with a theme directly related to fertilizers, fertilization or its influence on plant production and a second on the relationship between agricultural systems and the environment.

In particular, work that proposes novel solutions or options that minimise the environmental impact implied by the use of fertilizers is valued, both from the point of view of fertilizer products and their application.

 

Report on activities

The report on activities of the Fertiberia Chair of Agro-environmental Studies contains a brief summary of the main activities carried out each year.

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