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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

Bright Spots and Low Lights

January 30, 2014 | From the Field

After attending presentations at the 2013 GEAPS Exchange, three elements stood out that I’d like to tie together for you to think about:

  1. Weather woes will continue

Dr. Elwynn Taylor from Iowa State University made some projections about our current drought situation. Here’s my take:...

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Feed Industry Invests in Education
The Northern Crops Institute, located on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, has educated visitors from more than 130 countries.

Feed Industry Invests in Education

January 30, 2014 | Cover Story

The Northern Crops Institute renovates its feed mill on North Dakota State University’s Fargo campus with state-of-the-art equipment donated by feed industry suppliers.

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U.S. Invests in Key Rail and River Infrastructure
Photo by Union Pacific Railroad

U.S. Invests in Key Rail and River Infrastructure

January 30, 2014 | Cover Story

The year 2014 ended as a mixed bag on the transportation front. Historically poor railroad performance in the Northern Plains and record-high costs for railcars were detrimental to many grain shippers. But on the bright side, Congress’ passage of the Waterways Resources Reform and...

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