Stories by Susan Crowell

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.

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.

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.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Waste not: Dairyman tackles problem head on

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.

Reader says vote no on Ohio’s Issue 1

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.

Don’t let heavy hand of government hold back economic growth

Thursday, November 2, 2000

What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.

StarLink corn overshadowing talk of corn and bean yields this fall

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The focus of this fall’s conversations has been more about biotech corn than bushels per acre.

DeWine defends Darby stance

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

DeWine is not backing down from his support of the controversial central Ohio Little Darby National Wildlife Refuge proposal, saying the region could become a “national jewel.”

FERC gets earful from pipeline opponents

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

A series of public meetings across Ohio and Pennsylvania coordinated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission aired comments regarding the proposed Independence Pipeline.

Gore unveils USDA-EPA strategy for animal feeding operations

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

The joint USDA-EPA “Unified National Strategy for Animal Feeding Operations” was unveiled last week, but skeptics doubt the USDA has the funds or the manpower to make it work.

Hog producers to get cash payments

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

For the first time in 38 years, the USDA is using a little-known authority to make cash payments directly to producers, but most would prefer loan guarantees.

Independence gets final approval from FERC for pipeline

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

After a three-year approval process, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved certificates July 12 for the Independence Pipeline Company.

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