Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

50 years later: Ramping up the RPMs still gets this tractor puller’s heart moving

Friday, September 16, 2011

John Stanley pulled in the first tractor pull named Bunker Hill. In 1961, the pulls were held at what is now the Salem Airport.

ECO-Farming: It goes back to the root of it all, but could be the future of farming

Thursday, September 15, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — The next time planting season rolls around, consider not using any type of tillage on those fields. That’s what a group of experts says could mean the difference between soil quality and soil health in the future. “Soil quality” refers only to individual segments and property of the soil type, while “soil […]

Stress: It isn’t going away, but there are ways to reduce it at every size operation

Monday, September 12, 2011

The important thing for farmers to remember is that they are not alone and there is help out there to deal with the stress.

Mahoning Co. Fair (Canfield Fair) 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Several youth set record prices with their livestock during the auctions.

Ag Expo designed to aid landowners with ideas on managing their land

Friday, September 2, 2011

A scene from the 2008 Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation Expo, held at the Kenwood Farm in Carroll County.

Can you spare a bale?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Hay assistance is necessary in order for Texas cattlemen to survive.

A ride back in time is needed to know how a skill from past becomes art

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Chagrin Falls man makes his living the old fashioned way; as a blacksmith.

Ashtabula County sets records with 2011 fair

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Several records were set at the 2011 Ashtabula County Fair during the junior fair livestock sale.

U.S. DOT says no to new regulations for American ag community

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Guidance from the U.S. Department of Transportation will ensure states continue to use commonsense in applying existing safety rules.

Federal government may force farmers to get CDL to operate on the road

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking at all safety concerns regarding traffic on roadways and is wondering if CDL’s should be required for farmers.


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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