The Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Conference will be held at the Renaissance in Columbus Jan. 24-25. Thirteen workshops are being presented. Marion County Farm Bureau will award sponsorships to young ag professionals who reside in Marion County that want to attend. Deadline to register is Dec. 13. Contact the Farm Bureau office at 740-383-2158 or Tim Hicks, Organiza...
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Seventy runners received a "Harvest Hustle" T-shirt and several gift certificates. A petting zoo, Wagon rides, and a kids fun run were available. Thanks to all our sponsors for their support. Funds collected will be used for the "Farm to Family" presentations at local food pantries in the Marion area. The Farm to Family program provides information on preparing affordable and nutritious meals. The...
Mike Ralph, of Marion, will serve as president of Marion County Farm Bureau for 2014. Lisa Shumaker was elected as Vice President. Emily Rhoades Buck will serve as Board secretary. Chris Dunn was elected as Treasurer. Scott Carter, Lynn Clabaugh, Robert Gracely, Doug Hafer, John Hafer, Robert F. Imbody, Nathan Isler, Scott Isler, Tom Lust, Jacob Mantey, Ben McKinniss, Jennifer L. McMahan,...
The policies of Farm Bureau are the backbone of the organization. They provide the framework through which we advocate for family, community and food security. They help guide efforts to address real community issues—issues such as regulations, funding public education and services, environmental protection, animal care, health care, landowner’s rights and community planning. These policies...
Over 170 youth and adults participated in the event this year. Each received a free milkshake for joining in the fun. Marion County Farm Bureau was a sponsor for a day on Saturday-July 6. Scott Carter - President ...
Mitchell Messenger, son of Paul and Ellen Messenger, of Roberts Road, Caledonia was selected to receive the 2013 James H. Johnson scholarship. He is a graduate of River Valley High School. He plans to attend the University of Cincinnati next fall and pursue a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.. ...
The Case IH Tractor and Equipment Incentive Program for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members has been expanded and made easier to use. The program gives eligible Farm Bureau members discounts from $300 to $500 on select Case IH products. Farmall compact tractors, Farmall utility series C, U, and J and Farmall 100A series plus Maxxum series tractors remain as qualified products. Newly added p...
Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting will held Thursday evening, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Johnson Rudd Community Center at 6342 Marion Agosta Road (State Route 95 west of Marion). The menu includes pulled pork, chicken breasts, tossed salad, cheesy potatoes, green beans, cheesecake, pies, ice tea, lemonade, and coffee. We will hold our business meeting following dinner with members...
The 2013 Marion County membership campaign is moving along. The campaign will continue for a few more weeks. If you would like to be a member please call the office at 740-383-2158. Cy Prettyman - 2013 Membership Chairman. ...
Marion County Farm Bureau Farmers CARE Breakfast was held March 16, 2013 at Tri-Rivers Career Center at 2222 Marion Mt. Gilead Road, Marion. More than 1,200 folks came out for a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, orange juice, and coffee for a donation or a non-perishable food item between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Donated food items were distributed to local food pantries. Several displays w...
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.
Dues:$68 per year for a family membership
- Working cooperatively on local issues
- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
- Special savings from local businesses