Eminent domain reform bill introduced to protect landowners

A bill introduced by State Representatives Darrell Kick and Rodney Creech would create a more direct legal route for a landowner to receive compensation when property is taken by the government without compensation.

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Legal with Leah: Trees and property rights

In this Legal with Leah, Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis answers the most common questions about Ohio laws regarding trees and property rights.

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2022 Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan

While dealing with the lingering effects of the pandemic and multiple economic uncertainties, Ohio Farm Bureau calls on policymakers to implement this action plan to help bolster Ohio agriculture and our rural communities.

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Legal with Leah: Economic development and eminent domain

With the announcement of Intel in Licking County, will eminent domain will play a role in finding the land resources for future projects in rural areas?

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Eminent domain concerns continue for landowners

When Ohio landowners are faced with losing property rights through eminent domain, the law doesn’t make it easy for them to defend their own interests.

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Community Council Fall 2021 Discussion Guide

Ohio Farm Bureau values input from community councils, which contribute to the grassroots policy making process for the organization.

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Legal with Leah: Ohio Scenic Rivers Program

If a scenic river is deemed so, does that have any limit on private property rights of the adjoining landowners?

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SB 52 changes wind, solar landscape

A recently enacted piece of legislation regarding solar and wind power signals a shift in landowner rights when it comes to the location of these energy developments.

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Across the table: Bridging the rural, urban divide

The Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan puts Farm Bureau’s priority issues front and center, brings people together, and creates opportunities for agriculture.

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Property rights fight continues

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled in February on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau members in a case involving eminent domain and court appeals.

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