Stories by Chris Kick

Following tile and pipe rules makes for ‘one less thing’

Thursday, January 9, 2014

By DAN KRAMER Forrest Gump was a great movie. At least that’s my opinion. I’ve had people tell me it wasn’t something they enjoyed because it was kind of quirky and just odd. One example was Forrest rambling on about, well, everything. The entire movie takes place as a story Forrest is telling various people […]

Mount Vernon livestock auction moves location

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Knox County livestock auction relocates, offers same basic services.

Ag outlook: 2014 will bring challenges to crop production

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New year will bring challenges for crop farmers, opportunities for dairy and livestock.

Dairy markets favorable for start of new year

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Profit margins, feed costs look better heading into 2014

Walmart, Cargill and BIO discuss ‘sustainability’ at Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium

Thursday, December 19, 2013

There are many definitions for what it means to be “sustainable,” but there are some commonalities.

Ohio corn, bean farmers back RFS at grain farmers symposium

Thursday, December 19, 2013

The proposed reduction in the Renewable Fuel Standard was a big topic at the Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium.

No farm bill in 2013, officials eye January for next action

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Farm bill battle will continue into another year … again.

Ohio sheep producers encouraged to ‘partner’ as they face water quality, expansion issues

Monday, December 16, 2013

Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium focuses on water quality, expansion issues

Wisconsin dairy video shows abuse, panel says

Friday, December 13, 2013

Animal care panel says undercover video shows abuse, mistreatment of dairy cows.

Eleventh hour for farm bill negotiations

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Only a few days left to get the farm bill done in 2013.

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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.