David Marrison

David Marrison is an Associate Professor and Agricultural & Natural Resources Extension Educator for OSU Extension located in Coshocton County. 

He received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Economics in 1990 from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in Education from Purdue University in 1992.   Marrison has been an Extension Educator for OSU Extension since 1997.   He served in Ashtabula County from 1997-2018 and has been serving in Coshocton County since September 2018.

He is currently the co-leader of OSU Extension’s Ohio Ag Manager Team which authors a monthly farm and agribusiness management newsletter. David is nationally known for his teaching in farm succession planning.  He has a unique ability to intertwine humor into speaking about the difficulties of passing the farm on to the next generation.  He has authored numerous publications in succession and estate planning.   David was born and raised on a small dairy farm in New Lyme, Ohio. 

Marrison has received two of OSU Extension’s highest honors when he received the 2007 Excellence in Extension Award and the 2015 Steve D. Ruhl Outstanding Agricultural & Natural Resources County Extension Educator Award.  He also received the 2010 National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Distinguished Service Award and was the 2017 Search for Excellence Award for Farm Management Education.