Stories by Susan Crowell

Portraits in Progress: Don’t look back: Maize Valley Farms taps into consumer market

Thursday, June 14, 2001

The same innovative thinking that led Kay Vaughan into full-time farming and then into a diversified agribusiness is leading the family into the retail farm market business in a big way in 2001.

Today’s portraits of progress

Thursday, June 14, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the portrait of current Ohio agriculture portrayed in the first week of the “Farm and Dairy 2001 Progress Edition.”

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

These wheels turn exceedingly slow

Thursday, May 31, 2001

It’s time for Ohio residents and officials to get serious about farmland preservation. That is, if we’re really serious about it, comments Editor Susan Crowell.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Medina County community debates riparian issue

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A Medina County community is the latest in a growing number of municipalities to wrestle with protecting its natural resources through zoned riparian setbacks.

Do what they say can’t be done

Thursday, May 24, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell addresses one very special girl graduating from high school this year.

Go ahead, let the fox in the henhouse

Thursday, May 17, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the advantages of cooperation across traditional ideological and economic barriers.

Hidden treasure: The real value of manure

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Ten Belmont County milk producers no longer take the value of their manure for granted.

Farm bill debate demands attention

Thursday, May 10, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on some of the proposals set before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee in its hearings on the next farm bill.

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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.