Stories by Chris Kick

Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting coming to Dalton

Friday, December 5, 2014

Meeting will offer ‘down-to-earth education’ for the serious grower.

Obama vows executive action over immigration reform

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

President’s plan would allow more than 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay here on a temporary basis.

House approves new rules for applying manure in Ohio

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rule would ban applying manure in times when runoff is most likely.

Wooster algae farm in transition

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Federally-funded algae research farm going in a new direction, with new partners to be announced.

Ohio group studies a practical way to breed sheep with A.I.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Artificial insemination in sheep is more difficult, but new research can make it more practical.

Farmland preservation programs have changed, but same focus

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ohio’s farmland preservation options have changed slightly, but still committed to protecting agricultural land.

Esselburns are a true family of ‘Aggies’

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Esselburn family is committed to education, agriculture, careers and country.

Margin protection programs dominate fall dairy meetings

Monday, November 10, 2014

Dairy farmers have some new risk management tools to consider this fall, which were the main focus of the fall meetings of Ohio Dairy Producers Association.

Federal produce rules still on table

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Food safety law continues to be defined, with new comment period through mid December.

Harvest continues as dry days return

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Wet spring and now a wet fall lead to late harvest.

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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.