Stories by Chris Kick

Veterinary camp comes to East Canton

Saturday, July 25, 2015

(Scroll down for video) EAST CANTON, Ohio — Sometimes a little hands-on experience is all it takes to develop a passion for a career — and other times — the experience causes a person to consider a different career altogether. Both things happened the past couple days at Red Star Veterinary Clinic, where more than […]

Pastures keep improving at Lone Pine Ranch

Thursday, July 23, 2015

This Knox County farm keeps improving, and now supports sheep, cattle, poultry and swine.

Near-record rains compromising wheat, corn and beans

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Heavy rain continues to threaten the quality of wheat and other field crops.

Heavy rains could lead to near-record algal bloom

Friday, July 10, 2015

A wet and rainy June has forecasters predicting another severe bloom of harmful algae.

Poultry producers say USDA response to bird flu improving

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Better communication and the consideration of vaccines is helping improve USDA response to bird flu.

Clean Water Rule also concerns shale gas industry

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The extension of the Clean Water Act concerns farmers, but also energy companies.

USDA readies for threat of more avian influenza

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

USDA officials update Senate Ag Committee on status of avian influenza.

Ohio ag director highlights state’s dairy industry

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A July tour of state officials featured Ohio’s whole-system dairy industry.

European wheat traders learn about research at OARDC

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Group of European wheat buyers visits OARDC, tours research on new varieties.

Landowners sue Ohio over CAUV calculation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A group of Ohio landowners is claiming more than $1 billion from illegal CAUV taxation.

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About Chris

Chris Kick lives in Wooster, Ohio. An American FFA Degree recipient, he holds a bachelor’s in creative writing from Ashland University. He spends his free time on his grandparents’ farms in Wayne and Holmes counties.