Stories by Susan Crowell

Pa. pushes eminent domain changes

Thursday, December 15, 2005

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Like other states, Pennsylvania is working quickly to enact state legislation redefining eminent domain authority in the wake of a U.

Ohio Farm Bureau delegates say commercial tax has to go

Thursday, December 8, 2005

COLUMBUS – Ohio Farm Bureau delegates weren’t happy with the state board’s support of the commercial activity tax, or CAT, and voiced that displeasure during the farm group’s annual meeting Dec.

Ohio Farm Bureau honors ag leaders

Thursday, December 8, 2005

COLUMBUS – Their careers took them around the world or took root close to home, but the life paths of John C.

Myers, Wuebkers win state Farm Bureau contests

Thursday, December 8, 2005

COLUMBUS – The winners of three Ohio Farm Bureau contests are rooted in eastern Ohio. Andrea Myers, former Farm and Dairy reporter and Mahoning County native, won the Excellence in Agriculture award.

Focus: What do you want to do?

Thursday, December 1, 2005

The calendar officially says December. The holidays. The pace. The weather. The end of the year. The year’s 12th month is either welcome or despised: a reminder of tasks undone or accomplished, of goals unmet or fulfilled, and of plans waylaid or on track.

Commissioners can’t fund Columbiana extension office

Thursday, December 1, 2005

LISBON, Ohio – It may seem like the Aesop fable about the little shepherd boy crying “Wolf!,” but Julie Herron, director of the Columbiana County office of OSU Extension, says it’s not.

Is that a Superfund site or a farm?

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

White HAZMAT suits. That’s what I think of when I hear the words “Superfund site.” White suits with self-contained breathing apparatus, gloves, boots.

John Glenn: Conservation is critical

Thursday, November 17, 2005

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – John Glenn’s commitment to community was born in the eastern Ohio hills of his childhood.

Making farmland preservation work

Thursday, November 17, 2005

The screen in the darkened room showed a rural road now bordered on the left by new homes. “I used to farm this,” said Knox County’s Tim Norris as he flipped to the next slide.

Terry Gram bids Stark SWCD board goodbye

Thursday, November 10, 2005

MASSILLON, Ohio – For the past 30 years, Terry Gram has had a front row seat to watch the changes in natural resources conservation practices.


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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.