Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

One event creates a Middlefield woman’s life path and career

Friday, March 26, 2010

A childhood passion of working with horses becomes reality.

Geauga County farmer looks no further than his woods to make syrup

Friday, March 26, 2010

A Chardon maple producer taps into the sap of 200 trees on his farm to produce maple syrup.

Ohio lawmakers pass Issue 2

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Issue 2 takes another step toward becoming law in Ohio.

New drilling tax may be answer to funding Pa. conservation districts

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts sets sights toward severance tax.

Pa. farmers express concern over motor carrier regulations in D.C.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Pa. farmers took federal milk marketing order and transportation concerns to the Hill.

Cap and trade: Congress may be out, but the EPA may have final say

Monday, March 15, 2010

Cap and trade may have died in the U.S. Senate, but it doesn’t mean the issue is dead.

Ohio Farm Bureau County Presidents tell legislators to control the spending

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau discussed hot button topics with Congressional delegates.

Farm Bureau not a fan of climate change legislation or regulation

Thursday, March 11, 2010

WASHINGTON — County presidents representing the Ohio Farm Bureau trekked to Capitol Hill this week to get their messages across and make sure legislators know farmers are watching.

Witmer’s civil lawsuit may be over but allegations continue to surface

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Columbiana County couple presents Farm and Dairy with copies of statements given to federal investigators.

$4.9 million dollar lawsuit filed against Vreba-Hoff dairy developers

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

A lawsuit claiming breach of contract and foreclosure on several dairy farms associated with Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development LLC has been filed.

FFA: Preparing Agriculture’s Future Part II

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Farm and Dairy profiles a rural and an urban FFA chapter in part two of a three part series celebrating FFA Week.

International opportunities abound for Wauseon FFA members

Thursday, February 25, 2010

In four years, FFA students at Wauseon High School may have traveled more than most adults.

FFA program at Mohawk High School keeps members moving

Thursday, February 25, 2010

There is no mistaking it: Blue and gold proudly flow through the halls of the Mohawk School District.

Controlling coyotes: No line of defense may win the war

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Only the alpha female coyote comes in to heat and delivers a set of pups in a pack.

Indiana animal care standards may go from idea to reality in three months

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Indiana may have legislation to make the Board of Animal Health, the decision maker in livestock care in March.

Prosecutors seek delay in former Ohio Farmers Union treasurer sentencing

Friday, February 19, 2010

Forensic audit into the Ohio Farmers Union shows additional monetary losses.

Pa. fire department rescues horse from ice

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

NORTH STRABANE, Pa. — A draft horse was rescued Feb. 16 by a caring group of firefighters in North Strabane and Peters Township. UPDATE: As of Feb. 17, the horse is doing fine and his core body temperature was close to normal within the hour of the rescue. Details:The details are still sketchy as to […]

Proposed constitutional amendment moves closer to November ballot

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The constitutional amendment proposed by the group, Ohioans for Humane Farms, moves closer to ballot.

Kentucky Senate passes bill to create Livestock Care Standards Commission

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Kentucky legislation moves through senate and now goes to house of representatives.

Try, try, try again: Harrison County SWCD is hoping voters pass levy

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District hopes the third time is the charm.

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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.