Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

GIPSA rules: New Wilmington Livestock Auction fined for shortages in 2009, 2011

Thursday, March 21, 2013

New Wilmington Livestock Auction has been suspended for 14 days or until it demonstrates its custodial account shortages and insolvency have been corrected. There’s also a $25,000 civil penalty.

New Wilmington and Skelton have also been assessed a $25,000 civil penalty.

Sutton’s Maple Syrup Custom operation boils from 5,000 taps

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dick Sutton produces syrup from his own tree taps and that of his customers.

Utica and Marcellus shale: Chesapeake isn’t the only drilling company on permit list

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

All of the permits issued during February in Carroll County were to Chesapeake Exploration LLC. Find out what other counties and drillers were issued permits.

Linder Farm: Ohio Beef Expo helped to build herd, but heart and genetics keep it going

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Stark County cattleman Cliff Linder and his wife, Julie, started out with crossbred cattle 26 years ago, but decided they wanted something more.

West Virginia: Lawsuit claims breach of contract by pooling shale formation under property

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

A lawsuit in the Northern Panhandle contends that the driller was able to obtain gas and oil from the property even though the existing lease did not give permission to pool or unitize the Marcellus shale formation.

Volunteers are the key to success of Beef Expo

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Beef Expo will bring beef producers from across Ohio and the country together March 15-17 in Columbus. The Farm and Dairy interviewed Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Elizabeth Harsh about what this year’s event has planned. What’s new at this year’s Ohio Beef Expo? The event gets bigger and bigger every […]

New meat science major already gaining interest

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

COLUMBUS — With the change from quarters to semesters at the Ohio State University, students were given the opportunity to major in meat science. Dr. Henry Zerby, the leader in creating the new major, said the conversion to semesters was an opportunity to redesign the curriculum. Zerby said meat science had been a minor, but […]

Graziers do a little fact finding on what it takes to open processing plant

Monday, March 4, 2013

Can meat producers take the next step into processing? It’s not easy.

Coshocton County: Judge: Household production from gas well not enough to continue lease

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A Coshocton County judge has ruled against a 1983 oil and gas lease that was holding property under the extension clause because it was producing enough natural gas for a household.

The Canfield Fair: It’s in the blood

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

After 20 years of service, Kathy Bennett handed in her letter of resignation in January. Now, her daughter, Lisa Toy is taking the seat.

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About Kristy

Kristy Foster Seachrist lives in Columbiana County raising sheep and horses. She earned her degree from Youngstown State University and has worked in both print and broadcast journalism. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/fosterk96.