Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
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Speaker Details


Jeff Blackwood


Jeff Blackwood is Policy Lead within Government Affairs for BASF in the Washington, DC office.  Jeff has been working on public policy in Washington DC for over 22 years, with a specific focus on agriculture policy.

Jeff serves on the Board of Directors of the National Wheat Foundation as well the Board of Directors of the Biological Products Industry Alliance.

Prior to joining BASF, Jeff was the director of government relations at The Fertilizer Institute.  He previously worked as Legislative Assistant to United States Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND).  Prior to his work with Sen. Dorgan, Jeff was with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and spent four years as a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Brad Carson (D-OK).


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