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Farm Bureau Fest Jan. 24

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Farm Bureau Fest: A Member Benefit Expo and Personal Development Opportunity Jan. 24 | Register by Jan 21 8:30 am to 1 p.m. Tri Rivers Career Center, Marion Cost: Free Join Farm Bureau for a morning of development, networking, farm to table cooking demonstrations, fun and more. Bring the whole family and find out what your membership is really worth. Bring a non member and receive a special gift. ...

$2,500 Reward Signs

Published Nov. 14, 2014

Please remember to post your $2,500 Reward Signs. If you are in need of one, they are available and FREE at our  office....

OFBF Farm and Food Leadership Forum

Published Nov. 12, 2014

2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum to be held Dec. 10 The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will be held Dec. 10 in Columbus and will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities. The event brings together members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors for a day-long event that features ...

Marion Officers and board members for 2014

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Mike Ralph, of Marion, will serve as president of Marion County Farm Bureau for 2014-15. Lisa Shumaker was elected as Vice President. Elizabeth Bender will serve as Board secretary. Chris Dunn was elected as Treasurer. Emily Buck, Scott Carter, Owen Case,  Lynn Clabaugh, Robert Gracely, Doug Hafer, John Hafer, Robert F. Imbody, Nathan Isler, Scott Isler,  Jacob Mantey, Michelle Mattix, Ben McKinni...

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

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting was held Thursday evening, Aug. 28 at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Facility at 6989 Waldo Delaware Road, Waldo with 95 members, and guests present.  Delaware County Farm Bureau held their meeting at the same location. Prior to the dinner, a Candidates' Reception was held with Delaware County Farm Bureau members and several political candidates from bo...

Harvest Hustle 4 mile Run/Walk Sept. 13 was a great success!

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Sixty 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 and other locations in the Marion area. The Farm to Family program provides information on preparing affordable and nut...

Farm to Family Program Dates

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Thursday - Oct. 23 12:30 pm Leapin Ministries - 287 S. State Street will be the next event. Sunday - Oct. 26  1 pm at ECO Center - 1757 County Rd 59 Caledonia OH is the next location.  Admission to the ECO Center is not included. Participants attending will see a live cooking demonstration and receive a starter kit of the ingredients for an affordable and nutritious meal.  The program Facebook pag...

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...

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...

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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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