Raised on a Minnesota crop and livestock farm, Fae graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and English from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. A veteran journalist, she began her career at a small weekly newspaper and worked as an associate editor on The Farmer/The Dakota Farmer and USAgriculture for 11 years before joining The Corn and Soybean Digest and Hay & Forage Grower. Fae writes, edits and enjoys talking with growers and ag-industry people.