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.

FERC attaches strings to pipeline approval

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has found that neither Independence Pipeline Company nor ANR Pipeline Company has adequately proven there is market demand for the gas to be shipped along the proposed Independence Pipeline.

Inspection of farmland remains big question if pipeline approved

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Farmers may have to rely on company inspectors to monitor the construction and cleanup process if the proposed Independence Pipeline is approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Pipeline inching closer to certificate

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Partners of the Independence Pipeline Company say they’ve met the market condition stipulations placed on the pipeline project by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Life will go on after the cows

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

At the close of 1998, John and Wendy Cooper made the toughest decision of their young lives: to sell their top-producing dairy herd, replacement animals, farm equipment, tractors and even the forage and feed inventory.

McClesters donate first ag easement to ODA

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Carroll County landowners Robert and Bernice McClester are the first landowners to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), ensuring their farm will not be converted to a non agricultural use.

Proposed pipeline still up in the air

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Landowners across Ohio and Pennsylvania continue to voice objections to the construction of a 370-mile natural gas pipeline that could cross northern Ohio and northcentral Pennsylvania.

Independence pipeline foes are still fighting

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

Groups across Ohio and Pennsylvania opposing the proposed Independence natural gas pipeline, are still urging landowners not to sign right-of-way easements.

Coalition pushes for contract protection

Thursday, October 12, 2000

A coalition of state attorneys general last month proposed model legislation, the Producer Protection Act, addressing contract production issues in agriculture.

USDA farm payments hit new record

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Will agriculture have enough equity with the general public to gain a favorable 2002 farm bill? In this week’s opinion, Editor Susan Crowell isn’t sure.

OSU, ODNR partner to open natural resources center

Thursday, October 5, 2000

Officials from The Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources dedicated a new Natural Resources Interpretive Center in the conservation area Sept. 19 during the 2000 Farm Science Review.

Ohio ag economist voices real livestock issue

Thursday, October 5, 2000

During the Farm Science Review, ag economist Carl Zulauf threw down the gauntlet with this statement: “There is no reason livestock has to be in Ohio. The industry has to make its own way.”

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