Ohio State researchers to study pipeline impacts on cropland

An Ohio State University study that will look at how natural gas pipeline installations affect cropland productivity will begin this fall, reports Farm and Dairy. The newspaper says the study, to be overseen by the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, will focus on soil disturbances caused by statewide pipeline installations in Ohio. Over the course of three years, researchers will survey and take samples from 50 farm fields before and after pipeline installations. For more, read the full story.