April 1, 2013
Paul Dietmann is Emerging Markets Specialist with Badgerland Financial, a member-owned rural lending cooperative and Farm Credit System institution serving southern Wisconsin. Dietmann is the former Director of the Wisconsin Farm Center, which is the farmers’ assistance program in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and in 2010, served as Wisconsin’s Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. Over the course of his career, Dietmann has worked with scores of farm families, helping them develop and analyze their financial plans. He is co-author of the book Fearless Farm Finances: Farm Financial Management Demystified.