Center for Farm Financial Management
 
 

Employment

The Center for Farm Financial Management is an industry leader in providing a variety of educational programs and applications to help agricultural professionals address real-world business concerns head-on in the areas of financial and business planning, credit analysis, risk management, and commodity marketing. Center programs cater to the needs of producers, educators, lenders, public agencies, private businesses, and other agricultural professionals across the United States. Our diverse client base requires a talented team with a broad range of backgrounds, strengths, and interests to support the dynamic needs of the both the industry as a whole and our individual users.

We are always looking for skilled professionals to join our team. Some of the key characteristics we seek are:

  • Background or interest in agriculture
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse professional audiences
  • Affinity for navigating new and changing technology
  • Willingness to ask questions and propose creative solutions to emerging challenges
  • Initiative to complete projects quickly and efficiently, both individually and as part of a team
  • Desire to have a positive impact on the agricultural industry

Current full-time openings:

Extension Economist

Responsibilities include developing and delivering educational programming and conducting scholarly research related to farm financial management, and expanding the entrepreneurial activities conducted within CFFM. Candidates must have a Master's degree in agricultural economics, applied economics, finance, agricultural education, or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Review of applications will begin on February 23, 2017. For a complete posting and to apply, visit http://z.umn.edu/cffmposition

Are you interested in learning more about the Center for Farm Financial Management or joining our team but don’t see an available opening? Please feel free to send a copy of your resume and a brief explanation of your interest in the organization to cffm@umn.edu.

University of Minnesota students:
We employ 2-3 undergraduate students each semester. All majors are welcome, with preference given to those in applied economic, agricultural and food business management, or agricultural communication and marketing degree tracks. To learn more about available student positions, please contact Brittni Lamoreux at lambx@umn.edu.

 

 

CFFM Initiatives

 
FINPACK
FINPACK

The premier farm financial planning and analysis software, with versions for producers, lenders, and educators. Now available: commercial credit analysis

FINBIN
FINBIN

FINBIN is the largest and most accessible source of farm financial and production benchmark information in the world

Ag Risk Education Library
Ag Risk Library

The Ag Risk & Farm Management Library collects, categorizes and organizes thousands of Agriculture Risk and Farm Management documents, videos and presentations to help you find the information you need

AgPlan
AgPlan

AgPlan helps rural business owners develop a business plan. Everyone can use AgPlan—for FREE

AgTransitions
AgTransitions

AgTransitions helps farmers and ranchers develop a plan to transition their business to the next generation

Grain Marketing
Grain Marketing

Ed Usset attempts to separate the wheat from the chaff in the often confusing world of grain marketing