Stories by Chris Kick

West Virginia unitization law still on legislative radar

Friday, April 17, 2015

In West Virginia, lawmakers are split over the forced pooling measure.

Vegan activist settles with Wayne County school district

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A Wayne County school tutor who says he was fired for his vegan views settles in court.

Ohio nutrient law: Answers to some of the top questions

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Now that that the state’s nutrient law is passed, farmers a lot to figure out before it becomes effective.

Ohio State researcher committed to the science of animal health

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Linda Saif grew up around farm animals and developed a lifetime appreciation for their health and wellness.

Ohio’s second captive deer tests positive for wasting disease

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Deer is from the same Holmes County herd as the 2015 case.

Ohio governor signs nutrient bill with ag limitations

Thursday, April 2, 2015

New law will prohibit manure and fertilizer application to frozen and snow-covered ground in the western Lake Erie basin.

Ohio legislature approves new nutrient bill

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ohio lawmakers approve compromise nutrient legislation, with bans for certain winter application.

Ohio ag director promotes industry, hears concerns during ag week

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ohio’s agriculture director heard about nutrient concerns and manure storage during his visit to Wayne County.

Ohio senators on different sides of trade promotion authority

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ohio’s senators see two different sides to giving the president trade promotion authority.

No, Ohio farmers are not wiggling around water quality issue

Friday, March 20, 2015

Ohio’s farmers are doing far more for water quality than they’re given credit.

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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.