Stories by Susan Crowell

Elder to head ODA’s new livestock division

Thursday, January 11, 2001

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has tapped Kevin Elder to lead its new livestock regulatory division.

A farmer can appreciate the ‘arts’

Thursday, January 11, 2001

This letter writer takes offense to an elected official who considers those who choose to farm unsophisticated country bumpkins.

A new year’s wish: Common ground

Thursday, December 28, 2000

Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, “family farming.”we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.

Give yourself the gift of self-respect

Thursday, December 21, 2000

A TV ad for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has one Ohio farm woman up in arms. Editor Susan Crowell explains why.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Chef insists on only locally-grown food

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The upscale Cleveland restaurant, Parker’s, exclusively showcases foods produced by Ohio farmers or farmers in nearby Pennsylvania.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Pork producer markets directly to Cleveland chef

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Central Ohio organic pork producer Ed Snavely is bypassing conventional marketing channels to market his niche product.

The chill of good intentions

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Farm livestock and pets are not being treated inhumanely just because they’re outside, reminds Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

Developing chef connection takes constant communication

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If you want to sell your produce to a chef, stay in touch, says a Wooster, Ohio, organic grower.

McClure unseats OFB president in state leadership shake-up

Thursday, December 7, 2000

An unprecedented leadership challenge at the Ohio Farm Bureau resulted in the seating of a new president.

Keep politics out of church and vice versa

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Americans must break from our chronic apathy and complacency so we can confront the carnal chaos surrounding the recent attempt to elect a president of the United States.

Nitrogen trading moves into limelight

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Hold the carbon credit trading schemes. Now shoving its way into the climate change limelight is nitrogen trading, says Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell.

A job fit only for an ag superhero

Thursday, November 16, 2000

What is the job description for the next U.S. secretary of agriculture? Superhero, explains Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week.

Still waiting for answers to appear

Thursday, November 9, 2000

There are a lot of things that leave Editor Susan Crowell shaking her head this week.

SWCD award honors Sanor family

Thursday, November 9, 2000

The Harold Sanor family of North Georgetown received this year’s Goodyear Conservation Farmer of the Year award from the Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District.

Opinion: It’s all in your perspective

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.

Intensive grazing, composting make Millers unique

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.

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About Susan

Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell has been with the paper since 1985, serving as its editor since 1989. Raised on a farm in Holmes County, she is a graduate of Kent State University.You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/scrowell and follow Farm and Dairy at http://twitter.com/farmanddairy. You can also find her on Google+ and Facebook.