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Elise Schafer

Elise Schafer

Editor

Elise Schafer has served as Feed & Grain's editor since May 2013. Prior to that, she served as assistant editor from 2008 to 2009 and associate editor since 2010. During her time with Cygnus Business Media, Schafer worked on other B2B publications including Maintenance Supplies, Campus Facility Maintenance and Food Logistics. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor's degree in communication with an emphasis in print journalism.

Articles by Elise Schafer

How to Manage Combustible Dust

January 30, 2014 | Feature

The October 2011 explosion of a Kansas grain elevator that killed six people tragically highlights one of the most serious hazards feed and grain processing companies manage every day — combustible dust. The loss of an employee and community-member is certainly the ultimate price paid for...

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Research Highlight: Using Radiation to Control Pests

January 30, 2014 | Online Exclusive

A study authored by Center for Grain and Animal Health Research (CGAHR) entomologist G.L. Hallman by Submitted to the Journal of Stored Products Research. It stated the use of food irradiation is increasing in the world because it can assist in solving some food problems such as food-borne...

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'Need for Speed and Space' Drives Co-op Expansion
The Evansville expansion included a 730,000-bushel storage bin. Photo by Elise Schafer

‘Need for Speed and Space’ Drives Co-op Expansion

January 30, 2014 | Feature

Customer satisfaction is the core of Cottage Grove, WI-based Landmark Services Cooperative’s business plan. So, when the 15,000 member strong co-op’s board of directors conducted a study in 2012 to measure satisfaction with its Evansville, WI, shuttle loading facility, it knew something had...

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