Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

‘Everything is bigger and faster’: Three farm machinery dealers look back at changes in the industry

Friday, September 14, 2012

SALEM, Ohio — Since the Farm Science Review is celebrating its 50th year, we started thinking about all the machinery and equipment changes the farm community has seen in those 50 years. So we set out to talk to longtime equipment dealers to find out has impacted the farm machinery industry the most. You may […]

ODNR permits issued shows Carroll County remains Utica sweet spot

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Carroll County remains the leader in the number of Utica shale drilling permits issued during August.

Cattlemen wonder what’s next for market

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Reducing waste may outweigh the costs of the feed this year.

Mid-States Wool Growers Association aims for highest wool prices possible

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Rich in tradition, the Mid-States Wool Growers Association works to provide sheep producers with the highest price for fleece.

Water on the minds of many at shale gas conference in Youngstown

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Water was definitely on the minds of many in attendance at the YOUNG 2012 Conference.

Canfield Fair 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The results from the 2012 Canfield Fair livestock auction.

Hookstown Fair 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The 2012 result of the Hookstown Fair.

Sheep, goat sale grosses nearly $65,000

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Top-selling buck brings $2,000, top ram $1,100 at Livestock Evaluation

Butler County Farm Show 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Here’s the auction results for the 2012 Butler County Farm Show.

Colorado cattleman files lawsuit seeking proper use of beef checkoff

Thursday, August 16, 2012

SALEM, Ohio — A Kansas beef producer has filed a federal lawsuit trying to stop beef checkoff dollars from going to influence governmental action and policy. Groups involved Michael P. Callicrate has filed the lawsuit in Kansas against the USDA, Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board and the Agricultural Marketing Service. Daniel D. Owen, of […]


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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