Jayne Krull

Wisconsin Farm Center, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Jayne Krull leads the Wisconsin Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). The Farm Center is a team of specialists who provide support and assistance for farmers across the state, helping with business and financial planning, farm transition, mediation-conflict resolution, dairy herd-based diagnostics, and farm stress/mental health counseling services via the Wisconsin Farmer Wellness Program.

She also serves as director of several marketing programs for food and agriculture in the state. Jayne was previously at DATCP for eight years in an international development role, until 2003. She rejoined DATCP in the director role in 2019.

In between her DATCP roles, Jayne spent 17 years with GEA Farm Technologies (formerly
WestfaliaSurge), a leading global dairy/milking and food processing equipment manufacturer based in Naperville, Illinois. She served in product manager roles, including new product development and strategic market implementation.

She was GEA’s global service product manager for the dairy farming division. Jayne was born and raised on a 500-acre registered Holstein, hog and crop operation in Lake Mills, and in recent years moved back to be near the family farm. She is a member of the Association of Women in Agriculture, National Agri-Marketing Association, NMC, Wisconsin Holstein Association, and is active in her local FFA Alumni.

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