Elaine Shein

Associate Managing Editor

Elaine Shein, DTN's associate managing editor, is responsible for editing DTN feature articles and series as well as providing oversight on special projects.

 

Prior to joining DTN, Shein spent two decades covering agriculture in the United States and Canada. Most recently, she served as the executive editor for the Capital Press Agriculture Weekly in Salem, Ore. She also served as the editor and deputy publisher of The Western Producer.

 

Shein has received several journalism awards from organizations such as the North American Agricultural Journalists association (NAAJ), Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) and the American Agricultural Editors’ Association.

 

Shein earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Regina and another bachelor's degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

 

Shein has extensive farming experience from growing up on a farm in Saskatchewan where she helped raise cattle and grow crops. Her family remains active in farming.

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  • Iowa grain bins crushed by the 2020 derecho show how they were no match against hurricane-strength winds. (DTN file photo by Todd Hultman)

    Remembering the 2020 Derecho

    A year ago, an unexpected derecho developed and roared through the Midwest with hurricane-strength winds and became the costliest thunderstorm in U.S. history. What emerged from the derecho was the resilience of Midwesterners...

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    Editors' Notebook

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  • Checking canola to see when it might be ready to harvest a few years ago. (DTN photo by Elaine Shein)

    Best Blog of the Week

    During Dad's last year, he gazed from a care facility window as the seasons changed and so did his life. Our almost daily phone calls from 1,165 miles apart kept us closer than ever.

  • Checking canola to see when it might be ready to harvest a few years ago. (DTN photo by Elaine Shein)

    Editors' Notebook

    During Dad's last year, he gazed from a care facility window as the seasons changed and so did his life. Our almost daily phone calls from 1,165 miles apart kept us closer than ever.

  • Before you head off to work alone, it's a good idea to let someone know where you'll be and what you'll be doing. (DTN photo illustration)

    Farm Safety Tips When Working Alone

    If you are working alone because you're in a hurry to get things done, there's no one else to help, or you just prefer to work by yourself, here's a checklist to help keep you safe.