Darlene Kruse has a background in legislative and budgetary issues involving agriculture. She works with data integrity, data procurement and ad hoc projects.
Mrs. Kruse has worked for FAPRI-MU from 2003-2011 as a research aide, as well as providing administrative support. Her duties including assisting professors with class preparation, data management, grant proposal assistance and clerical support.
She has also worked for the Legislative Fiscal Bureau for the State of Iowa as a legislative analyst and The WEFA Group as a research aide.
She holds a BS of Agriculture from the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduate level coursework from the University of Missouri-Columbia and Iowa State University.