Stories by Chris Kick

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.

Ohio cattlemen’s roundup spotlights cows, research, hot topics and hot air

Monday, August 20, 2012

Drought and legislative policy highlight discussions at annual event.

Time running out for farm bill, amid record drought, uncertainty

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

House members say disaster package is only temporary, still planning to approve a five-year farm bill.

Mast wins Ohio bid call junior division, keeping young business on track

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Click here to read about the senior winner. KIDRON, Ohio — He’s just getting started, but Real Estate Showcase Auctioneer James Mast is on a good path. Mast, who lives between Kidron and Orrville in Wayne County, won the junior bid call contest July 30 at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus. He’s finishing his […]

Ohio reports more cases of swine flu, but officials say not unexpected

Thursday, August 9, 2012

COLUMBUS — The number of cases of human influenza related to swine in Ohio grew to 30 on Aug. 8, following an announcement from the Ohio Department of Health. The strand of influenza, H3N2v, was first confirmed from individuals exposed to swine at the Butler County Fair in late July. To date, 16 cases have […]


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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.