Stories by Chris Kick

Back to the farm: Steffen family keeps dairy tradition alive

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wayne County Twilight Dairy Tour visits the Steffen family farm of Kidron, Ohio.

Post-retirement business promotes healthy living

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

After retirement, Richland County woman launched a new business to grow her own food and improve her family’s health.

Amid border crisis, farm groups call for immigration reform

Friday, July 11, 2014

Farmers hope to keep immigration reform alive, want action this year.

Saving limbs, to saving life: Chain saw safety is more than a buzzword

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.

Harrison County Fair auction results

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.

Ohio farm groups announce new water quality initiative

Monday, July 7, 2014

The diverse group is lead by farm bureau members, universities, business and industry leaders. It plans to conduct an opinion poll over the next few weeks.

Meigs County men plead not guilty to crop insurance fraud

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Meigs County men enter pleas in federal crop insurance case.

Flooding a problem for Ohio farmers

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Heavy rains through June became too much for many farms.

Peterson is new Ohio State Fair choir director

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Many stories, one voice: New state fair choir director will train about 200 members.

Crop update: still wet, but could be worse

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Despite a slow start, most Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were able to get their planting done.

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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.