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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.  ...

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...

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