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2016 Scholarship Recipient

We would like to congratulate Charlee Prushing of Circleville as our 2016 Ruff Farms scholarship recipient. Charlee is an active member of the Pickaway County Junior Fair Board Committee as well as the Champion Drive    4-H Club.  She has been involved with numerous extracurricular activities such as student government, National Honor Society and FFA. […]

Leah Shuttleworth

We welcome Leah Shuttleworth as our first Ag intern this summer. She is currently studying Agronomy and Equine Business Management at Wilmington College. Leah lives in Bremen with her parents Mary and Keith Shuttleworth. She also has two siblings Zach and Lindsay. She has always been interested in the agriculture.  While in high school at […]

Sowing the seeds of success…….one day at a time

Originally written and published in Spring 2015 Money Matters Magazine Teaching or farming?  Mark Ruff had a choice to make.  He studied to be a teacher in college, graduated, and jumped into his own classroom.  But he just couldn’t ignore an itch to leave the hustle and bustle inside for the land and soil outside. […]

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Ruff Farms is a diversified farming operation based in Circleville, Ohio.

Our focus is providing value to our land partners through outstanding management and stewardship. We invite you to explore opportunities to realize high rates of return on your farmland investment.

Ruff Farms Specialty

Experience and Growth

A “young” farm with nearly 100 years of agricultural experience on staff, Ruff Farms is focused on utilizing our experiences to follow a course of ambitious growth.

Agronomy and Technology

Our agronomic and technology consists of independent and industry consultants utilizing site specific information to guide our decision making in a managed and deliberate manner.

Land Partner Benefits

In addition to a highly competitive rate of return on your farmland investment, Ruff Farms offers unmatched value to our land partners through personalized attention and communication and an extensive offering of benefits and features.


Keep up the good work.

Dale & Ruby Boyer – Landowners

Mark does everything at his best on my farm.

John Dearth – Landowner

We are very pleased that our mailbox was put up, you fixed our barn door, plowed snow from our driveway and tilled our garden.  We liked you mowing around our crops, it looks nice. We have no complaints.  Thank you so much.

Dorene & Ed Leatherwood – Landowners

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