Stories by Susan Crowell

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.

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.

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.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ashtabula County dairy farmer cites strong support for dairy compacts in Ohio.

One-lane bridge is unsafe

Thursday, November 8, 2001

A letter signed by 34 members of the Damascas Ruritan Club calls attention to the safety of a one-line bridge in Butler Township of Columbiana County.

Kiko Farms earns conservation award

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District reviewed highlights from last past year during its annual meeting Nov. 1.

Dairy compact benefits are real

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ohio State Grange disputes Farm Bureau figures from an article in the Oct. 18 “Farm and Dairy” on dairy compacts.

Time to make your Christmas list

Thursday, November 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reflects on wish lists, and asks if money were no object, what would you like to buy for your farm?

Raiders pillaging your milk check

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on reforms necessary to stop federal order pool raiding by producers from across the country.

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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.