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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Tue Nov 12, 2013 02:35 PM CST

Pipelines and utility lines crossing under farm fields is nothing new, but the recent increase in pipeline discussions related to the growing shale field drilling industry adds to the issue of how burying lines can affect farm fields.

A recent series of articles by DTN Staff Reporter Todd Neeley featured farmers who have not had good experiences with pipelines under their fields. (DTN subscription customers can see those stories, labeled "Pipeline Perplexity," in the Recent Feature Articles areas of most products.)

I also have had first-hand experience when a portion of the original Keystone XL pipeline (also known as the ...

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