Pauline Van Nurden

Extension Economist

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Pauline Van Nurden is an Extension Economist at the Center for Farm Financial Management in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.  She has more than 15 year’s experience in farm management and credit analysis related careers.  Pauline has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Economics and a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Education, both from the University of Minnesota. Professionally she has been an agricultural education teacher, a farm business management instructor, an agricultural lender, and now an extension economist with the center. Pauline’s interests include farm business analysis and financial management, benchmarking, and other topics related to assisting farmers to meet their operational and personal goals. She contributes to the ongoing development and teaching related to FINPACK, FINBIN, and many other tools available from the Center for Farm Financial Management.  Pauline grew up on a dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota and now has a hobby farm with her family.


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