Stories by Chris Kick

Ohio Sheep Day speaker dispels myths, encourages practices that work

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Sheep Day held at OARDC-Wooster Sheep Research Unit

Storm damage in Ashland and surrounding counties

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Change in weather pattern ends two weeks of rain, but not without consequences.

A farm bill without food stamps?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A separate bill for agriculture and food stamps brewing in the House.

Cattle rustlers caught in Tuscarawas-Coshocton County scheme

Monday, July 8, 2013

GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men in connection with a string of cattle rustling believed to have spanned two years or more.

NOAA says Lake Erie will see ‘significant algal bloom’

Thursday, July 4, 2013

This year’s bloom is expected to be larger than last year’s, but not nearly as large as 2011’s near-record bloom.

Ohio Holstein Association still negotiating settlement

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Deal could be near, but not yet official.

Holmes County moving dirt, building and restoring at Harvest Ridge

Monday, July 1, 2013

Since breaking ground, the fair has constructed one large pole building known as the William T. Baker Building, restored an original 1910 bank barn and begun a massive excavation project to help level some of the grounds.

Immigration bill: Another Senate victory

Monday, July 1, 2013

SALEM, Ohio — The Senate’s June 27 approval of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act — better known as immigration reform — is seen by most of the nation’s largest farm organizations as the second major victory of the month. The first was the Senate-approved farm bill, which it passed June 10, […]

U.S. Senate approves immigration bill

Monday, July 1, 2013

SALEM, Ohio — The U.S. Senate approved comprehensive immigration legislation June 27 that includes a path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants and provides new opportunities in the ag workforce. By a vote of 68-32, the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Act, which gives immigrants and their employers  […]

Knox County Farm Service Agency employee receives national award

Saturday, June 29, 2013

The award recognizes his commitment to FSA and to Knox County, where he has worked for nearly 24 years.

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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.