Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

Discovery of the Asian longhorned beetle in Ohio means trouble

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

CLERMONT, Ohio — The announcement by the Ohio Department of Agriculture that the Asian longhorned beetle was found in Ohio June 17 has panicked woodland owners, including maple syrup producers.

Manna food co-op heading to Ohio Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

LAGRANGE, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court is the next stop for a Lorain County family that claims their constitutional rights were violated when their home and local food co-op was raided in December 2008.

Red Basket Farm uses high tunnels to extend Ohio growing season

Friday, June 17, 2011

More than 70 varieties of vegetables are grown on farm, marketed to consumers and restaurants.

Demand remains for non-genetically modified grain

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Specialty millers prefer non-genetically modified grains for baked goods.

Champion cattle in the show ring is not the only goal of Dunn Herefords

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Dunns are interested in the heterosis breeding project being funded by the Hereford association.

Business profile: Phil’s Sales and Service

Thursday, June 9, 2011

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The staff and owners at Phil’s Sales and Service in Columbiana pride themselves on service to keep customers happy.

They’re milking what?? Ohio’s first sheep dairy is up and running

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Like traditional cow dairies, the sheep dairy is regularly inspected by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Consumer demand responsible for growth at Pleasant Valley Poultry

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Consumer choices are determining the workload for a meat processor in Baltic, Ohio.

Equine Herpes virus outbreak could impact U.S. horse show schedules

Thursday, May 26, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — An outbreak of the Equine Herpes Virus at the National Cutting Horse Association Western National Championship April 29-May 8 in Ogden, Utah, impacting shows and competitions across the United States. Disease The Equine Herpes Virus causes respiratory disease, abortion in mares, neonatal foal death and neurologic disease. The neurologic form of equine […]

Leave the land the way you found it: Motto keeps Muskingum County sheep farmers on the move

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Dresden, Ohio couple striving to use good stewardship practices in land use.


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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