Stories by Chris Kick

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.

Blog: Giant pumpkins are a labor of love for the Moshers

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

For the Moshers, growing giant pumpkins is a rewarding hobby.

World Trade Org. says COOL is unfair to Canada, Mexico

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The battle over country of origin labeling continues, amid threats from neighboring countries to limit trade.

Vilsack says bioproducts complement ag, create a new economy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke about the opportunities of products made from plants and agriculture, during the Bioproducts World Showcase.

Harvest still in early stages, but progress being made

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Grain farmers take advantage of mild weather, before the rain.

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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.