Stories by Susan Crowell

Reader supports Ohio Division of Wildlife

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Reader objects to Daniel J. Carson’s letter (Farm and Dairy, Nov. 29) asserting that hunting and “managing” wildlife is misguided.

Let’s set the record straight

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Jeff Herrick, manager of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife District Three, responds to a Nov. 29 letter on Ohio wildlife management.

Is correct way for livestock industry to grow

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Mary Gibson of Louisville takes exception to a letter from the executive director of the Ohio Livestock Coalition published in the Nov. 19 Farm and Dairy.

Did you see how much Joe got?

Thursday, November 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on a controversial Web site that lists farm subsidy payments to U.S. farmers from 1996-2000.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

New farm bill likely to follow pattern

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

The next farm bill emerging from Congress is likely to be greener, with increased emphasis on conservation programs like EQIP.

Who cares what happens in Qatar?

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on negotiations on whether or not to hold a new round of international trade talks.

Flock owners must ID sheep

Thursday, November 15, 2001

New scrapie eradication rules, which take effect Nov. 19, call for stricter identification of most breeding animals and all sheep 18 months or older. Goats are also affected.

Think globally, buy locally

Thursday, November 15, 2001

If events of Sept. 11 make you nervous about the U.S. food supply, get to know a local farmer, says this letter writer.

Agriculture not to blame for antibiotic resistance

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Of all antibiotics used in the United States, only 6.1 percent are used for growth promotion in food-producing animals, so don’t blame livestock producers for antibiotic resistance.


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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 and follow Farm and Dairy at You can also find her on Google+ and Facebook.