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Ohio Farm Bureau introduces Member Savings Advantage

Membership in Ohio Farm Bureau now comes with a discount program that provides member-only savings at restaurants and retailers across Ohio, as well as national brands such as, AMC Theatres, Disney and Carnival Cruise Lines. The program, called Member Savings Advantage, also comes with a mobile coupon app. Many of the offers include savings of 25 percent to 50 percent.

Member Savings Advantage offers local deals in nearly every town across the state including many single location, mom-and-pop restaurants and retailers. There are nearly 2,000 locations in Cincinnati, over 1,700 in Toledo and another 1,600 in Columbus.

“We’re excited to offer this program because it’s going to help our members save money at local Ohio businesses,” said Dan Rapp, Ohio Farm Bureau’s senior director of business development. “We’re committed to enriching the lives of our members, and this is a great way to put money back in their pockets.”

Anyone not currently a member of Farm Bureau can join at

“The best part is members can pay for their OFBF memberships in just a couple of redemptions. The savings cover their dues very quickly,” Rapp said.

Most of the Member Savings Advantage deals can be accessed through the Farm Bureau website. Visit, then Membership, Member Savings Advantage from the main menu and then click the Start Saving button. Members will need their Ohio Farm Bureau Member ID to log in. Browse the offers by location, keyword search, category and more.

The Member Savings Advantage mobile app My Deals (free to download from the App Store and Google Play) also allows sorting of offers by category, location, keyword and more. To redeem most of the offers, Farm Bureau members simply need to show their phone or tablet to the cashier.

Members are welcome to nominate businesses in their area that they would like to see on the discount program. There’s also an option to recommend merchants directly from the website.

Member Savings Advantage joins a long list of other cost-saving programs for members. These include $500 “bonus cash” on most General Motors vehicles, and savings on hotels, amusement parks, auto rentals and Grainger equipment and supplies. The full list of discounts is available at

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