Farmland Preservation

“Sustainability means meeting the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs”  Bruntland Report, 1987

Land Preservation

There are several options for preserving land so that it will be protected in perpetuity. Conservation easements can be used to protect land that has unique conservation value, whereas agricultural easements are used to preserve farmlands for the sole purpose of perpetuating agricultural production.  Ohio farmland preservation tools  are listed below: