Stories by Susan Crowell

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Taft: Ohio needs an ethanol plant

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.

We must earn freedom anew

Thursday, September 20, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell laments the news of Sept. 11, and the lack of words that made it impossible for her to say anything meaningful about it.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

All roads lead to London, Ohio

Thursday, September 13, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell explains reasons why you should attend this year’s Farm Science Review.

Junior fair market livestock sales total $222,716

Thursday, September 6, 2001

The rain didn’t dampen buyers’ spirits at Friday night’s junior fair market rabbit, steer and feeder calf sales.

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Stark County teen flying high after big win at Ohio State Fair

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Fifteen-year-old Laura Kline, the daughter of Larry and Diane Kline of North Canton, won grand champion steer honors at this year’s Ohio State Fair with her 1,325-pound crossbred steer, “Superman.”

Jefferson Co. Fair livestock sale totals $135,043

Thursday, August 23, 2001

John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Lawrence County Fair sale totals $130,900

Thursday, August 23, 2001

With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.


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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.