Stories by Kristy Foster Seachrist

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.

Don’t ignore the letter in the mail: Call an attorney before signing

Thursday, May 14, 2015

It is important to remember that the practices of shale energy development have changed considerably over time and so has a lot of the leasing language.

Utica and Marcellus shale: Fewer well permits in April; reflects economy

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This April, the ODNR issued 19 permits.

Judy Ligo: ‘I had to prove I knew what I was doing’

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The second in our Women in Agriculture series: It is much easier for women to be involved in agriculture than it was 30 years ago when Judy Ligo was starting out. “You had to work your way in and prove you knew what you were doing.”

Ohio budget: Shale gas industry may feel hit if governor’s severance tax enacted

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is proposing cuts in the state income tax in his next budget, but that could mean an increase in the severance tax, sales tax and cigarette taxes.

Ohio tractor enthusiast garners $2,000 in restoration contest

Friday, February 6, 2015

A Sterling man wins a restoration contest for what he was able to accomplish with the renovation of his wide front Farmall M.

Tri-State Beef processing plant coming to Gallia County

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Impacts of the proposed Tri-State Beef processing facility planned in southern Ohio will be felt beyond the state lines.

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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.