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Kids' Corner at Farm Fest on January 24

Published Apr. 9, 2015

The Kids’ Corner was a great attraction at the Farm Fest. Early Childhood Education students from Tri-Rivers helped along with our great Farm Bureau volunteers at the event. Some of the activites on the fun agenda: Crafts:Paint a cow with spaghetti sauce and making Super-quackers using yellow solo cups. Story time: How Did THAT Get in My Lunchbox? The Story of FoodGames: Giant camp-sized Jenga, Co...

$2,500 Reward Signs

Published Apr. 9, 2015

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

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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. ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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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