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Osler Antonio Ortez

Osler Ortez

Graduate Student

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Kansas State University
Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Biography & Education


Osler Ortez is a Master of Science student in the Agronomy Department under Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti's supervision. Osler was born and raised in the northern part of Nicaragua where he first experienced agriculture helping his family with their coffee operations.

Osler won a scholarship to pursue his Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from Zamorano University, Honduras. He focused his research and thesis dissertation on crops production and soil fertility. He had experiences abroad at Kansas State University for an Internship and Peru for a Latin American Soil conference in 2014. During 2015, Osler worked as a Research Assistant in the KSU Crop Production Lab leaded by Dr. Ciampitti.

As a Master student at the Department of Agronomy he is studying different fertilizer strategies in soybean production with three locations in the State of Kansas and one location in Argentina, South America. Osler is also a Student Fellow in the Center for Risk Management and Education Research where he is interacting with many global renowned industries and learning from the risk inherent in our society.

  • M.S. Agronomy, Kansas State University, 2018
  • B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano, Honduras, 2014