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2014 Annual Meeting - Aug. 28 - All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility

Published Jul. 23, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting will be held Thursday evening, Aug. 28 at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Facility at 6989 Waldo Delaware Road, Waldo. Menu will include pit roasted pork, marinated beef, white cheddar mac and cheese, baked potato bar, tossed salad, rolls and butter, assorted pies, iced tea, lemonade, and water. Prior to the dinner, a Candidates' Reception will be held. ...

Wind Energy Trip Cancelled for June 16

Published Jun. 12, 2014

The bus trip has been cancelled for June 16.  It may be scheduled for a later date. Area landowners and farmers in northern Marion and southern Crawford County are being approached by a wind energy company seeking to lease land for a large scale wind project. While there has been previous activity in eastern Crawford for a wind project, this is the first time landowners in this particular area hav...

Don Ralph and John Watkins Ohio Ag Hall of Fame

Published Apr. 30, 2014

Don Ralph, of Morral, and John Watkins of Prospect are two of four Ohioans who have committed their lives to working in, promoting and advocating for Ohio's farm community. Ralph and Watkins will be honored Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, by the Ohio Agricultural Council, when they are inducted into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame. OAC will induct Ralph, Watkins, Bernard Heisner of Hilliard, and the late...

Summer Reach Out Tours - Saturday June 28, 2014

Published Apr. 25, 2014

The Young Ag Professionals Committee (YAP) has been busy planning the 2014 YAP Sumer Reach Out Tours.         There is quite a selection of farms/ag operations to visit this summer in north central Ohio.  Location:  Mohican State Park Tours:  There will be three tours offered.  Two of the tours will have three stops each. The third tour will be a family friendly tour.  Cost:  Adults $20.00 each  C...

GM Program Update - $1500 savings

Published Mar. 17, 2014

General Motors is offering a $1,500. savings to  Ohio Farm Bureau members until April 1, 2014.  The offer is good on select Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks.  The special member benefit applies to new 2013 and 2014 regular cab heavy duty (2500/3500 series) trucks.  Effective immediately the standard $500 Farm Bureau incentive available to members in participating states for acquiring eligible GM ve...

Farm to Family outreach Program Expands

Published Mar. 13, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau used Harvest Hustle funds to publish a cookbook and provide cooking demonstrations to the public.  The first two programs were held in October and Novenber. Participants attended a live cooking demonstration and were given a starter kit of the ingredients for an affordable and nutritious meal along with the cookbook.  Both events were a huge success.  Building on these su...

Marion County Receives National Recognition

Published Mar. 13, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau leaders represented the county and state of Ohio at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual meeting held recenty in San Antonio, Texas.  Dr. Emily Buck represented the state as the Excellence in Ag winner and was selected as one of the top 3 in the nation!   Congratulations to Emily for representing the state so well at the nation convention. Congrats  also go to Lisa ...

Marion Farmers CARE Breakfast - March 22, 2014

Published Feb. 6, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau Farmers CARE Breakfast  will be held  March 22, 2014 at Tri-Rivers Career Center at 2222 Marion Mt. Gilead Road, Marion. A breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, orange juice, and coffee will be served for a cash donation or  a non-perishable food item between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Farmers receive approximately 50 cents for the food items in the breakfast. Donated food...

2014 Membership Campaign is under way

Published Jan. 27, 2014

Our Kick-off supper at Scott and Nancy Carter's Farm on a snowy Jan. 16 was very well attended. Following a delicious supper we went over the campaign plans and goals. Membership workers took home information to contact folks in their area of the county. Membership dues amount  for Marion County Farm Bureau is $68.  If you are interested in becoming a member call the   Farm Bureau office at 740-38...

Teylor Gracely to receive check for Johnson Scholarship

Published Jan. 13, 2014

Teylor Gracely, daughter of Lee Gracely, has been awarded the James H. Johnson Scholarship. She is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Medical Dietetics at OSU-Marion.  ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

Mailing Address:
730 Bellefountaine Ave., P.O. Box 936
Marion, OH 43302




Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

$68 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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