Robert Craven

Robert Craven

CFFM Associate Director / Extension Economist


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Robert Craven is an Extension Economist and Associate Director of the Center for Farm Financial Management, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota.  Areas of specialty include business management, credit analysis and grain marketing. His work for the Center has focused on development of FINPACK, nationally recognized ag credit analysis software. In addition, he has led a number of USDA projects that have developed practical tools and websites for farmers and the professionals who serve them. He has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences and seminars including the National ABA Ag Bankers Conference and the USDA Ag Outlook Forum. He has taught over 450 workshops on farm management and marketing.

Bob Craven is also actively involved in a 1,200 acre family farming operation in southwestern Minnesota.


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