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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.  ...

Mitchell Messenger to receive Johnson Scholarship check

Published Jan. 13, 2014

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 attends the University of Cincinnati and is studying for a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. ...

2014 Approved Policies have been submitted to Ohio Farm Bureau

Published Oct. 25, 2013

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...

Barnyard Olympics at Marion County Fair July 5

Published Jul. 19, 2013

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  ...

Case IH Tractor and Equipment Incentive Program

Published May. 29, 2013

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...

Our Ohio Magazine Spotlights Marion County Follow Farming Project

Published Mar. 9, 2012

Consumers interested in learning more about how their food is produced should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine.  The March/April 2012 issue features the Follow Farming project developed by a group of Marion County Farm Bureau members to unveil the day to day activities of farming and keep an open line of communication with consumers. The project, initiated in 2011, encourages two-way int...

Scott and Tracie Isler -2011 Excellence in Agriculture

Published Jan. 27, 2012

Scott and Tracie Isler of Prospect represented Ohio and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation at the American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held in Hawaii in early January.  They have been very active in Marion County Farm Bureau and Scott is a member of the Marion County Farm Bureau board of trustees....

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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

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