Stories by Chris Kick

Ohio Holstein Association fires general manager

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Board says it knew nothing about three-year-old contract until checks started to bounce

Farm bill: Now what?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

WOOSTER, Ohio — The House’s June 20 defeat of the farm bill raises some interesting questions about where the bill goes next. The 195-234 vote against the bill puts a damper on what most farm organizations were hoping would be a milestone toward a new five-year bill. The House Agriculture Committee could write a new […]

Federal food safety laws could cost industry millions

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

WOOSTER, Ohio — When the new federal produce safety rules become effective — a process likely to happen in the next 12 months — they will do so at an additional cost to the farmers who must comply. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that its new rules, which meet the requirements of the Food […]

HooftyMatch will match you with the perfect cut of meat, or prepared meal

Friday, June 21, 2013

See the cut you want, and have it shipped to your door. Same thing with prepared meals.

U.S. House votes down 2013 Farm Bill

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Farm groups wanted the U.S. House to vote on farm bill, but most not pleased with outcome.

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.

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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.