Stories by Chris Kick

Beef Products Inc. sues ABC News over ‘pink slime’ coverage

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The makers of lean finely textured beef, Beef Products Inc., are suing ABC News for coverage that triggered market loss, the closing of plants and layoff of 700 workers. The complaint seeks $1.2 billion in damages.

Miss America 2009, a dairy farm native, shares life lessons at Ohio’s Wayne Co. Fair

Thursday, September 13, 2012

WOOSTER, Ohio — Royalty are a common sight at county fairs, as most tap a king and queen every year, and sometimes a prince and princess. But this year, the Wayne County Fair in Wooster, Ohio, went a bit further and invited a national figure — Miss America 2009. Katie (Stam) Irk, of Indianapolis, spent […]

Climate change and agriculture: What’s real and what matters?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Unusual weather the past couple years has renewed interest in climate talks.

Ohio Livestock Coalition keeps emphasis on communication

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Sharing your farm story gets your point across, and ‘takes time away’ from the opposition

Blog: Wayne County is my favorite fair

Monday, September 10, 2012

Check out our video of the OSTPA semi pull winner, and a few of our pictures.

Farmers to rally in Washington for a new farm bill

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Farmers and the organizations that represent them say they want a new bill by Sept. 30, when the current farm bill expires.

Stark County Fair results 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Check out the results and our pictures.

Hartzler Family Dairy is ‘mooving’ on up in milk and ice cream sales

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Family dairy and retail business is still a success story.

Portage County Fair sale results

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Check out the results and our pictures.

Ethanol waiver gains more attention after decreased yield projections

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Renewable Fuel Standard draws attention amid record crop prices, low supply.


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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.