Stories by Susan Crowell

Time to let Lady Justice do her job

Thursday, April 19, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments about current news that has shaken the agricultural community.

Farmer shares dairy mission statement

Thursday, April 19, 2001

James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.

Dairymen say EPA regs unreasonable

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A dozen Tuscarawas County dairy farmers submit their own comments on the EPA rule proposal for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

Pool raiders want it stopped at home

Thursday, April 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on the ironic twist of California producers’ milk being pooled in the Upper Midwest federal order.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

USDA on top of potential disease risk

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on rumor and fact concerning mad cow disease and cattle quarantined in Texas.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Pool raiding is siphoning big bucks

Thursday, March 22, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on Cam Thraen’s article concerning the distribution of funds from Milk Order 33 and the funds it is taking out of the pockets of local dairy producers.

Portage dairymen salute one of their own

Thursday, March 15, 2001

The Portage County Dairy Committee bestowed its Sherman Brockett Honorary Dairyman Award March 6 to Alan Tomlinson and his wife, Tommie in recognition of the couple’s devotion to ag education and dairy promotion. Tomlinson died March 8 of cancer.

Video opens eyes to cow comfort

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Neil Anderson, a veterinarian in the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, spoke on ergonomics in the workplace of the cow at the March 7 Northeast Ohio Dairy Management Conference at North Canton.

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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.