Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

Feud at the fair: Beaver County 4-H club leaves fold and takes livestock with it

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Beaver County Stockman’s Club and the Big Knob livestock club are now independent youth organizations.

Mike Bardo: Teacher by day, farmer by night

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Mike Bardo, a vo-ag teacher for 40 years may be done teaching for now, but he won’t retire from farming any time soon.

West Virginia: A diploma just won’t do it for ag students, certificate shows skills

Friday, June 19, 2015

West Virginia and Ohio groups are working to create a certification program for students wishing to enter the agriculture field.

Krone tour makes stops in Ohio, Pa.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

MERCER, Pa. — A Krone Big Pack 890 High speed baler is stomping its way across the United States, and it made several stops in Ohio before making its way to Pennsylvania. Baler demo. Krone has been demonstrating two balers on two different areas of the United States. The Krone Big Pack 890 3-by-3 foot […]

Conservation projects aim to fill gap left by traditional funding

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Four projects aim to remove nitrogen and phosphorus before they enter the Ohio River basin.

Monroe Co. leads Ohio in well permits issued

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported there were 17 new permits issued in Monroe County during May.

Covered Bridge Gardens transitions to commodities for next generation

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Covered Bridge Gardens in Ashtabula County is not your grandfather’s farm. It’s not your father’s farm either. It’s a farm all of its own, and it’s not afraid to change.

Utica shale: ODNR releases 2015 first quarter production numbers for oil and gas wells

Friday, June 5, 2015

Oil production increased 24 percent from fourth quarter 2014.

Second generation continues conservation efforts in W. Va.

Friday, June 5, 2015

The Glenn Family Farm finds it’s niche in the local beef business.

Lake to River Food Hub ties farmers and schools together

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Lake to River Food Hub of Youngstown is working to tie farmers, food and the community together.

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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.