Stories by Chris Kick

No, Ohio farmers are not wiggling around water quality issue

Friday, March 20, 2015

Ohio’s farmers are doing far more for water quality than they’re given credit.

Ohio Farm Bureau presidents concerned over EPA water rule

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Ohio Farm Bureau begins its three-day Capitol Hill visit amid welcoming, spring-like conditions.

Leah Miller helps farmers, communities get things done

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Holmes County’s Leah Miller helps farmers and rural communities with networking, education.

Ohio House passes nutrient bill

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Bill would set new provisions for applying fertilizer and manure in Ohio.

Ohio lawmakers seek a timeline for pooled oil and gas leasing

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

New law would set a timeline for ODNR to act on granting pooled leases involving state lands.

Crop farmers told to question their inputs

Friday, March 6, 2015

With tight margins expected at harvest, farmers should be critical of what they spend to grow this year’s crop.

Pennsylvania barn collapse traps cows

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

More than half of the barn’s roof collapsed, killing at least seven cows and injuring many more.

Ohio House ag committee still working on nutrient bill

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

House ag committee nearing the completion of its own nutrient regulation bill.

Ohio dairy farmers share advice on farm succession

Friday, February 27, 2015

Northeast Ohio Dairy Conference focuses on farm succession.

Update: FFA students and community rally behind teacher

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Members of the western Pennsylvania community of New Wilmington continue to offer their support of Brett McKelvey, the 7-month-old baby born with a heart defect. Brett’s story was shared in Farm and Dairy in January, and nationally, after a local FFA student, Ty Phillips, began a fundraiser to raise funds for […]

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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.