Say hello to Diana Marchese, a Trumbull County Farm Bureau trustee. Diana grew up in Warren, Ohio and now lives in Johnston Township. Her family consists of her husband, Dominic, her children, Gina McLaughlin, Angela Thomas, Dominic Marchese, Jr, and Maria Marchese, along with 10 grandchildren.
Although Diana did not grow up on a farm, she has milked cows for more than 17 years. She currently raises organic, grain-fed beef, turkeys and meat chickens. She also grows organic produce, blueberries, blackberries, elderberries and garlic.
Diana has been a member of Farm Bureau for 46 years. She became a member in 1972. “Farm Bureau is one of the greatest assets to a farmer. Farm Bureau is on top of what is happening in agriculture and is there to fight on our behalf,” she said. Diana has been actively involved on the board and committees on and off since the 1980s. She has been involved in membership, has been a member of a Farm Bureau community council and served as information chair for many years. She also has received state awards, such as the Young Farmer of the Year Award. She now attends board meetings on a regular basis and is a chair of Public Policy action team. She also serves on the membership committee.
Diana attended Warren G. Harding High School, and later became the longest serving County Recorder in Trumbull County, retiring at the end of 2016.
Thank you Diana for your many years of dedication and hard work! The Trumbull County Farm Bureau appreciates you and all you do.