Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

2010: Year in review

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

2010 is a year that many in agriculture will not soon forget. Here is a look back at some of the stories that have touched the ag community.

Ohio Farmers Union: $1.2 million lawsuit filed in embezzlement scheme

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Ohio Farmers Union: $1.2 million lawsuit filed in embezzlement scheme SALEM, Ohio — The former treasurer of the Ohio Farmer’s Union and the wife of Putnam County Sheriff Jim Beutler was sentenced to three years in jail. She is now asking for early release from the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville. Kathy Beutler, of […]

OSU Extension may be returning to Carroll County as early as this spring

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Fundraising is under way to gather $17,000 to fund the OSU Extension office in 2011.

Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania targets natural gas drilling boom with new regulations

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Two new regulations were passed in Pennsylvania in 2010.

Eastern Livestock files bankruptcy after Fifth Third Bank files lawsuit

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The bankruptcy filing comes after Fifth Third Bank, of Cincinnati, filed a lawsuit Nov. 10 against Eastern Livestock.

Dr. Temple Grandin: Opening barn doors may be best way to improve agriculture’s image

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

One of the first topics Grandin covered was how important it is to see things from an animals perspective.

GIPSA, Justice Dept. still investigating Eastern Livestock

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

A Kentucky cattle producer speaks out against Eastern Livestock.

Proposed GIPSA rule makes procurement process more transparent

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Proposed rule could cost livestock industry as much as $1.6 billion.

GIPSA: The good, the bad and the unknown

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Proposed rule could cost livestock industry as much as $1.6 billion

Carroll County 4-H backers trying to find some way to keep program going

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Many in Carroll County are hoping funding can be found for OSU Extension office or 4-H program.

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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.