Stories by Chris Kick

Sarchione Ford expands options for consumers and farmers in northeast Ohio

Thursday, June 20, 2013

RANDOLPH, Ohio — They’ve been selling cars and trucks in Alliance for nearly 100 years, and now Sarchione Auto Sales is ready to serve even more customers, thanks to a new location along state Route 44 in Randolph. Formerly known as Jenior Ford, Sarchione Ford is continuing the line of Fords and expanding with more […]

Ohio’s first agriscience STEM school to open

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

School will have a primary focus on agbiosciences, a proven field for careers.

Farm bill still brewing in the House

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner says he will vote on the bill.

County Line Produce Auction opens new facility

Monday, June 17, 2013

New facility brings new opportunity for produce sales.

Dee-Jays Meats has found a niche in Cleveland

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Processing and smoking meat is a passion for Mike Jessee and family.

Ayars’ Dairy is ‘crazy-involved,’ but cows still No. 1

Thursday, June 13, 2013

From milk cows to cow leasing and a variety of business ventures …

CNG is cheaper, cleaner but challenges remain

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The challenge — like most new and emerging sources of energy — is developing the right infrastructure and engines that will make the fuel cost-efficient.

Drought and high feed costs push beef to record high

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Prices for beef are up, but profits … not necessarily.

U.S. Senate approves farm bill

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Farm groups mostly supportive, call for a ‘harvest’ action in the House.

Officials approve second phase of Champaign County wind farm

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wind farm gets approval, despite concerns by some residents.

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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.