FARM LIFE NEWS
Rags to Riches
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:06 AM CDT

Editor's note: With the expansion of oil shale production across the country in recent years, DTN has been following the challenges farmers and landowners face when deciding whether to lease their land to energy companies for oil production. Previous stories can be found on our In-Depth web site at http://www.dtn.com/…

This latest story shows how expanding shale production has benefitted farmers financially and allowed them to continue farming. On April 11, State geologists in Ohio announced a probable link of earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing. The following story was written before to that announcement.


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