Stories by Susan Crowell

Lawrence County Fair market livestock sale totaled $256,878.75

Monday, August 24, 2015

This year’s Lawrence County Fair market livestock sale, capping 4-H and FFA project years, totaled nearly $257,000 on 263 lots.

Butler County junior livestock sale results posted

Monday, August 17, 2015

Who were the champions at this year’s Butler County (Pa.) market livestock competitions? Read the results and see photos from the junior livestock sale.

Mercer County (Pa.) 4-H Roundup livestock photo gallery

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mercer County 4-H’ers capped their market livestock projects during the annual livestock sale July 31.

Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame: Allan Chamberlin, Charles Harper to be enshrined

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame will induct Allan Chamberlin and Charles Harper during enshinement ceremonies Aug. 4 at the Columbiana County Fair.

Dairymen proud of where Brown Swiss breed is headed

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Pennsylvania Brown Swiss Association hosted the national convention, June 24-27.

EPA finalizes Clean Water Rule; defines ‘waters of the United States’

Friday, June 5, 2015

EPA says Clean Water Act ruling does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous ag exemptions. Ag groups disagree.

Commentary: Water quality is a muddy issue

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Improving nutrient management — whether by voluntary measures or by forced regulation — isn’t cheap. But it’s a muddy mess farmers can’t ignore, says Editor Susan Crowell in this commentary.

Repeat after me: Agriculture as a career is hot, hot, hot

Friday, May 15, 2015

Editor Susan Crowell’s column: The future of agriculture needs the brightest and the best young minds.

Food can be a uniting force: Join us Around the Table

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

I don’t eat at Chipotle because of its anti-GMO marketing ploy, but I’d love to sit around the table with people who do. Food tends to be a uniting force.

Sally M. Darling, 1935-2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sally M. Darling, longtime owner of Farm and Dairy, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

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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.