Stories by Susan Crowell

Breaking the ‘grass ceiling’: East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference draws 135

Monday, March 30, 2015

The East Ohio Women in Agriculture conference brought more than 135 participants together for networking and farm business education.

It’s OK to ‘farm like a girl’

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Agriculture is still a man’s world. But we want to show that it’s also a woman’s world. It’s OK to farm like a girl.

Water quality: Farmers, are you doing best you can?

Thursday, January 29, 2015

No matter where you farm, or what you farm, you impact water quality with your production practices and management decisions: Commentary by Editor Susan Crowell

Tractor square dancers create unique Star at Pa. Farm Show (video)

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two antique tractor square dance clubs joined to create a 16-tractor Star during the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show. (Video)

Pa. dairy industry teams with food bank to get milk to those who need it most

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An innovative food bank milk distribution program, spearheaded by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, got an assist during this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Ohio Farm Bureau changes membership, honors leaders

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation delegates met Dec. 10-12 to wrestle with ways the state’s largest farm organization should address the hot topics of CAUV, water quality and taxes.

Use your influence to talk about farming

Thursday, December 11, 2014

People don’t want to hear from a faceless organization, they want to hear from people they know, or “ordinary” people like them. Farmers like you. Real people.

Farming and communication: Five truths

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Editor Susan Crowell shares five observations on social media and agriculture from Ryan Goodman that are worth noting — and pondering.

Just say no to Black Friday creep: Don’t go shopping on Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 20, 2014

What is it you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving? Family and friends, or saving a buck? Resist shopping on Thanksgiving.

Holstein calf takes sports world by storm

Thursday, October 9, 2014

“Baby Ben,” a calf born on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, has become the unofficial mascot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans everywhere.

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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.