2014 Annual Meeting – Aug. 28 – All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility

Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting was held Thursday evening, Aug. 28 at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Facility at 6989 Waldo Delaware Road, Waldo with 95 members, and guests present.  Delaware County Farm Bureau held their meeting at the…

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Harvest Hustle 4 mile Run/Walk Sept. 13 was a great success!

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”…

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Leslie Jordan, left and Lisa Shumaker created the Farm to Family program to help teach families how to prepare affordable and nutritious meals.

Our Community, Lisa Shumaker and Leslie Jordan

Marion County Farm to Family Program | Marion County Farm Bureau members

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Wind Energy Trip Cancelled for June 16

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…

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Don Ralph and John Watkins Ohio Ag Hall of Fame

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…

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Marion County Receives National Recognition

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…

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2014 Membership Campaign is under way

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…

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Teylor Gracely to receive check for Johnson Scholarship

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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Mitchell Messenger to receive Johnson Scholarship check

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…

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2014 Approved Policies have been submitted to Ohio Farm Bureau

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…

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