Stories by Chris Kick

Portage County Fair auction results

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Portage County Fair auction got off to a record-setting night Aug 26. Here are some early results, and we’ll have more later.

Tough year for haymaking, as well

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

It’s not just the grain crops that are hurting this year. Forage and hay production is being affected, as well.

Ohio State Fair sells champions

Monday, August 10, 2015

The annual Sale of Champions at the Ohio State Fair set one new record, and raised a total of $264,000.

Loudenslagers carried on father’s hard work, tradition

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Loudenslager brothers are two of this year’s Ohio Ag Hall of Fame inductees.

Summit County Fair results 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Summit County Fair posts sale results.

Lessons from Malabar Farm still hold true

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Richland County holds inaugural farm technology conference at historic Malabar Farm.

Veterinary camp comes to East Canton

Saturday, July 25, 2015

(Scroll down for video) EAST CANTON, Ohio — Sometimes a little hands-on experience is all it takes to develop a passion for a career — and other times — the experience causes a person to consider a different career altogether. Both things happened the past couple days at Red Star Veterinary Clinic, where more than […]

Pastures keep improving at Lone Pine Ranch

Thursday, July 23, 2015

This Knox County farm keeps improving, and now supports sheep, cattle, poultry and swine.

Near-record rains compromising wheat, corn and beans

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Heavy rain continues to threaten the quality of wheat and other field crops.

Heavy rains could lead to near-record algal bloom

Friday, July 10, 2015

A wet and rainy June has forecasters predicting another severe bloom of harmful algae.

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About Chris

Chris Kick lives in Wooster, Ohio. An American FFA Degree recipient, he holds a bachelor’s in creative writing from Ashland University. He spends his free time on his grandparents’ farms in Wayne and Holmes counties.