Stories by Chris Kick

Farm bill 2014: National Milk says Dairy Security Act dead, looking at other options

Monday, January 20, 2014

The National Milk Producers Federation had worked on the DSA for four years, but now says the full House will not consider the act.

Fire destroys Ag Nation facility, home of owners

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Volunteers turn out to help long-time ag supply business, following tragic fire.

Several tips for cooking venison

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Venison steaks? Venison burgers? Venison roasts? Chris Kick shares some tips on how to cook this year’s bounty.

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.


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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.