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Nathan Fields

Director of Biotechnology and Crop Inputs

National Corn Growers Association

Nathan has been with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) since 2004 and currently is responsible for the Biotechnology, Economic Analysis, and Crop Protection programs within the organization.  NCGA’s Biotechnology and Crop Input programs focus on responsible stewardship of new and existing products in the corn industry. Trade and Economic efforts include broad analysis of current and future conditions and how they will affect growers, end use markets, and other aspects of the agricultural industry.

Prior to his employment with NCGA Nathan worked in the Bio-Pharmaceutical industry managing Research and Development, Production and Process Development of pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, custom bulk molecule synthesis, protein/DNA extraction and purification.   His post-undergraduate work included involvement with the private sector effort on sequencing the human genome.

Nathan graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S.  in biology from the University of Illinois and completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.