Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

Tractor display is more than just playing farm, it’s about real farm life

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Details such as movable gates on hay wagons and realistic flatbeds on trucks bring the miniature farm display to life.

Carroll Co. Fair: record setting year

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Record prices were recorded in the steer, hog and lamb junior fair divisions at the Carroll County Fair.

Tomorrow’s dairy industry leaders are looking to develop career paths through Jersey Youth Academy

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Jersey Youth Academy made a stop at Grammer Jersey Farm to learn about the 600 milking cow operation.

Ohio Supreme Court decision keeps Milton Twp. winery open

Friday, July 15, 2011

Township loses case against Mahoning County winery. The township claimed it was not an agricultural business, and was not exempt from zoning regulations. The Ohio Supreme Court decided otherwise.

Wheat harvest is bringing pleasant surprises to many producers

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yields in this year wheat crop appear to be taking the biggest hit after the wet spring.

United Egg Producers and HSUS announce agreement over hen housing

Thursday, July 7, 2011

The United Egg Producers and HSUS held a news conference July 7 announcing a proposal to change the egg industry.

Ohio budget ‘fair’ to agriculture; SWCD funding is restored

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The Ohio budget passed by the legislature looks similar to the one passed in 2010-2011.

Carroll County and OSU Extension hire 4-H program coordinator

Friday, July 1, 2011

Carroll County 4-H youth will have a program coordinator for this year’s fair set for July 18-24.

85 claims received after Archbold Elevator’s grain license suspended

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — More than $3.4 million will be paid out to grain producers after operations were halted at Archbold Elevator in April after the discovery of missing grain. Archbold Elevator, Inc. is located at 3265 County Road 24 in Archbold, Ohio. Approved claims. Erica Pitchford, public information office for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, […]

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.


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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