You can find more information about Ohio's CAUV program through:

  1. Calling your local Farm Bureau representative.
  2. Talking with your Brown County Auditor.
  3. Additional information can be found at Ohio.gov and searching for section 5713.31. 

 *Section 5713.30(A) of the Ohio Revised Code defines "Land Devoted Exclusively to Agricultural Use" as follows:

        (1) Tracts, lots, or parcels of land totaling not less than ten acres that, during the three calendar years prior to the year in which application is filed under Section 5713.31 of the Revised Code, and through the last day of May of such year, were devoted exclusively to commercial animal or poultry husbandry, aquaculture, apiculture, the production for a commercial purpose of timber, field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental trees, sod or flowers, or the growth of timber for a noncommercial purpose, if the land on which the timber is grown is contiguous to or part of a parcel of land under common ownership that is otherwise devoted exclusively to agricultural use, or were devoted to an qualified for payments or other compensation under a land retirement or conservation program under and agreement with an agency of the federal government;

         (2) Tracts, lots or parcels of land totaling less than ten acres that, during the three calendar years prior to the year in which application is filed under Section 5713.31 of the Revised Code and through the last day of May of such year, were devoted exclusively to commercial animal or poultry husbandry, aquaculture, apiculture, the production for a commercial purpose of timber, field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental trees, sod, or flowers where such activities produced an average yearly gross income of at least twenty-five hundred dollars during such three-year period or where there is evidence of an anticipated gross income of such amount from such activities during the tax year in which application is made or were devoted to an qualified for payments or other compensation under a land retirement or conservation program with an agency of the federal government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Dates

After 1st Monday in January - CAUV filing period begins.

Before 1st Monday in March - CAUV filing period ends.