Stories by Susan Crowell

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.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

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

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

When will USDA react to stop bleeding of pool dollars

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Don’t expect quick action when it comes to the federal milk marketing order rule-making process.

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.

Our greatest risk is our own panic

Thursday, October 25, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on risk and the fact that we are a nation that jumps to conclusions and is prone to panic. Not everyone, she says, needs to rush out and buy gas masks and take antibiotics without evidence of a threat.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Vandalism against farmers deserves justice

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.


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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.