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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 ...

Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Group

Published Mar. 13, 2014

If you are between the ages of 19 - 35 please consider joining our Marion Young Ag Professionals Leadership group.The first meeting was held in January with approximately twenty in attendance. The next event will be held Thursday evening, March 13 at 7:30 pm in Marion at the Holy Cow Grill located at 181 North Main Street, Marion.   Farm Bureau will provide hor deourves.  It is open to any young p...

Workers Comp & Safety Meeting - March 28 9-11 am

Published Feb. 6, 2014

Marion County will hold a Workers' Comp - Safety meeting with Crawford, Morrow, and Richland County Farm Bureaus  Friday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Richland Longview Center Conference Room at 1495 W Longview Ave Mansfield Oh 44906. Registration can be made by calling the Marion office at 740-383-2158 or the Richland office at 1-800-327-6055.  ...

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...

Wind Energy Development Briefing to be held

Published Jan. 27, 2014

Marion and Crawford County Farm Bureaus will sponsor a briefing on special wind energy issues on Monday evening, Feb. 10 from 6 to 8 pm in the Conference Room of the Bucyrus Library.  Dale Arnold, Director for Energy Services, for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will be the discussion leader.He will discuss current federal and state legislative initiatives that indentify communities that are ke...

2013 Annual Meeting was held Aug. 22

Published Jan. 27, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting was held Thursday evening, Aug. 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Johnson Rudd Community Center at 6342 Marion Agosta Road (State Route 95 west of Marion).  At the business meeting following dinner, Scott Carter, President, led the group through several accomplishments of 2013. Election of board members was held and John T. Hafer, Jacob Mantey, Jennifer McMah...

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

Phone:
740-383-2158

Fax:
740-382-4581

Email:
marion@ofbf.org

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

Dues:
$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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