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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

Technology as a Service

Technology as a Service

January 30, 2014 | From the Field

At the recent Interconnectivity Conference, held June 26 and 27 in Altoona, IA, several important themes were discussed that will directly impact your business. While I am sure many of you are aware of these trends and needs, there were a few key aspects that need to be tied together.

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Rail Wars

Rail Wars

January 30, 2014 | Editors Note

Competition for railcars, track space and locomotives top the grain handling industry’s list of concerns.

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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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