Marion County Farm Bureau received the Excellence Award for Organizational work during 2010. Organization programs advance member services, annual meetings and facilitate relationships with other groups including Nationwide Insurance. Michael Ralph serves as Organization Team Leader in Marion County Farm Bureau.
Cy Prettyman, Tom Lust, Scott Isler, and Arden Ruth represented Marion County Farm Bureau as delegates to the 2010 Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held in Columbus on Dec. 1 – 3. It was the 92nd annual meeting of the organization.
Delegates took action on a variety of subjects of interest to farmers and consumers as they formed policy for the coming year. Tim Street represented Marion County in the Discussion Meet. OFBF President Brent Porteus and Executive Vice President Jack Fisher presented their annual reports to the delegates and members present.
Don Ralph of Marion County represents a four-county region of Crawford, Marion, Morrow, and Richland on the OFBF Board of Trustees. Judy Loudenslager of Marion County is the Women’s Representative for the Northwest Region of the state consisting of 26 counties on the OFBF Board of Trustees.