Welcome to Marion County Farm Bureau’s member spotlight blog! Every month, Marion County will feature a spotlight blog on a board member so you can get to know him or her a little better.
Our monthly spotlight blog features Marion County Farm Bureau’s board trustee, Emily Buck, who is originally from Centerburg, Ohio. Emily and her husband, John have a daughter, Harlie Grace and live in New Bloomington, Ohio.
Emily does a lot in the farming community and has been on the board for seven years. She plans and implements Barnyard Olympics at the Marion County Fair, and along with her family, hosts Film on the Farm. She is a graduate of AFBF’s Advocacy Leadership program.
Aside from her work on the farm, Emily is a professor of agricultural communication at Ohio State University.
Get to know Emily better by reading the interview below.
Meet Emily Buck
What and where do you farm?
We farm corn, soybeans, and sheep near New Bloomington.
How long have you or your family been in farming?
John and I are third generation farmers on his family’s farm.
What do you love about farming?
The reward of watching a successful harvest or lamb crop grow strong.
What is your favorite Farm Bureau event or activity?
My favorite event is the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention.
Life Outside of Farm Bureau
What are your hobbies besides farming?
I love to travel and do photography.