Stories by Chris Kick

Poultry producers say USDA response to bird flu improving

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Better communication and the consideration of vaccines is helping improve USDA response to bird flu.

Clean Water Rule also concerns shale gas industry

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The extension of the Clean Water Act concerns farmers, but also energy companies.

USDA readies for threat of more avian influenza

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

USDA officials update Senate Ag Committee on status of avian influenza.

Ohio ag director highlights state’s dairy industry

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A July tour of state officials featured Ohio’s whole-system dairy industry.

European wheat traders learn about research at OARDC

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Group of European wheat buyers visits OARDC, tours research on new varieties.

Landowners sue Ohio over CAUV calculation

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A group of Ohio landowners is claiming more than $1 billion from illegal CAUV taxation.

Produce growers hold summer field day in Wayne County

Friday, June 26, 2015

OPGMA summer field day features two Wayne County produce operations.

U.S. trade promotion bill on way to president

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Trade promotion authority could help the U.S. make more deals to benefit agriculture.

Medina girl finds a way with 4-H animals

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Allie Loftis didn’t grow up on a farm, but she found one to help house her livestock projects.

National Guernsey Sale nets high bids in Holmes County

Monday, June 22, 2015

National Guernsey Sale nets high bids amid rain storm.

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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.