Stories by Chris Kick

Cheese makers know their Swiss

Thursday, October 24, 2013

When you eat Guggisberg Premium Swiss cheese, you can honestly say you’ve had the best.

At least, according to the results of the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, which presented this year’s top Swiss cheese award to Guggisberg Cheese, of Holmes County.

Government shutdown means less clarity in the markets

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

How much corn and soybeans has the nation harvested? How much is being exported? We’d know more, if government were open.

U.S. House appoints farm bill conferees

Monday, October 14, 2013

The House and Senate have both named their members who will conference the new farm bill.

Farm groups appeal EPA rule for Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Friday, October 11, 2013

Farmers say issue belongs in the state hands, not the U.S. EPA.

Apple harvest looking good, pushing limits

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

This year’s apple crop appears favorable, and for states like Michigan and New York, that’s a big improvement over last year.

OSU’s new ‘intelligent sprayer’ reduces pesticide use, off-target contamination

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Intelligent sprayer puts spray where farmers want it.

Amid shutdown, what about the farm bill?

Friday, October 4, 2013

What about that farm bill that expired during the shutdown?

OARDC plots show oilseed crop potential

Friday, October 4, 2013

Oilseed plots at OARDC provide insight into oil and fiber potential.

Three Rivers Energy to re-open Coshocton ethanol plant

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Three Rivers Energy set to re-open the Coshocton area ethanol plant

Smell of success: Ringler Energy opens new digester on Morrow County swine farm

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

New energy facility can power swine farm, and about 500 residential homes.

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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.