Austin Duerfeldt - Agricultural Systems Economist Extension Educator

Austin Duerfeldt

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116 W 19th St Ste #2 Falls City NE 68355
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Introduction in CropWatch

Austin Duerfeldt is the Southeast District Agricultural Economist Extension Educator specializing in accounting, financial analysis and taxation. Duerfeldt has a BS in public accounting with a minor in agricultural business and an MBA with an emphasis on agricultural economics. He served as Richardson County Treasurer from 2012 to 2017.

Illustration of negotiation zones leading to ZOPA bargaining range

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