Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

2009 Adult writing contest and youth art winners

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The holidays have a special meaning to all of us. It could be the sights and sounds of the children sled riding down the hill behind the farm house or the late nights making holiday treats in the kitchen. Or it could be the traditions we have in our families that we celebrate every year. […]

Trumbull County packer recalls veal in three retailers

Monday, December 28, 2009

BRISTOLVILLE, Ohio — Mahan Packing of Bristolville announced a voluntary recall Dec. 22 of approximately 772 pounds of veal due to potential product contamination with E. coli. Owner Ray Mahan said he is confident it is an isolated incident. The products subject to recall include nine veal carcasses. The recalled veal carcasses were delivered to […]

Holiday writing contest, youth division 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas stories of love, wishes, lessons learned and animals filled our mailbox and inboxes in the past few weeks and we couldn’t have been happier here at the Farm and Dairy! The stories gave us the jolt we needed to get into the holiday spirit. The judges had a tough time picking the winners but […]

2009 Children, Holiday art and writing contest

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas stories of love, wishes, lessons learned and animals filled our mailbox and inboxes in the past few weeks and we couldn’t have been happier here at the Farm and Dairy! The stories gave us the jolt we needed to get into the holiday spirit. The judges had a tough time picking the winners but […]

Dutch dairy goes on auction block

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Bankruptcy auction for western Ohio dairy held in milk parlor.

Humor and hope keep Pennsylvania dairy farm alive

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Lesson learned in Pa. dairy farm is that quality can have more benefits than quantity.

Memories and traditions are what make Christmas, not the tree itself

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

The Feisley Tree Farm includes 300 acres of trees.

Adena tractor pulling team sets its sights on repeat performance of 2009

Friday, December 4, 2009

An eastern Ohio tractor pulling team is already looking forward to next season.

Sentencing delayed for OFU treasurer

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

More time is necessary to determine sentencing for former Ohio Farmers Union treasurer

Swine show moved to Jan. 2 to minimize virus risk

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Pa. Farm Show makes changes in swine show due to H1N1 virus concerns.

2009 Rules for Writing and Art Contest

Monday, November 30, 2009

Writing Contest Rules The writing contest is open to all children and adults. The following rules apply: • The deadline to enter is Dec. 1. • All authors must include their name, hometown and age on each entry. Also, provide a way for us to contact you if you win. (Phone number or email is […]

2009 Holiday Art and Writing Contest

Monday, November 30, 2009

Thinking of the holidays? Grab your keyboard and put those thoughts on paper in a story for our contest. Or, if you aren’t a writer, but like to draw, we want to see your work. Make a holiday masterpiece and enter it in our holiday art contest.

Pennsylvania turkey farm is more than a business; it’s a tradition

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Pounds Turkey Farm brings home the Thanksgiving tradition for its customers.

Lawsuit continues for Columbiana grain elevator and former employee

Thursday, November 19, 2009

A jury trial has been rescheduled in Mahoning County Court.

Moving forward: Harvest 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The 2009 harvest is way behind schedule and the delay brings additional problems for farmers.

Pa. dairymen gain hope at profitability forum

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Hope was renewed at the annual Pennsylvania Dairy Profitability Forum.

For farmers, driving a semitruck is harder than just grinding gears

Friday, October 30, 2009

Commercial driver’s license laws in Ohio include exemptions for farmers.

Crop recovery is possible: Two Ashtabula County farms produce yields after hail storm

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

ANDOVER, Ohio — Four months after a hail storm pummeled crop fields in Ashtabula County, the crops are coming off. The feeling among those contacted is that it could have been worse. Farmers affected do know that the crops weren’t a total loss and did overcome the damage. A severe thunderstorm June 25 reportedly dumped […]

Beaver Co. rescuers come to the call of the farmer in danger

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Beaver County fire departments form a technical response farm team and large animal rescue team

Remember to scoot to the FSA office if wet weather prevented wheat planting

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Wheat producers who were unsuccessful at getting crop planted are reminded of FSA deadlines

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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.