Mehari Tekeste

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Researchers began collecting initial data last fall on university-owned farmland near Ames to quantify the impact of construction utilities equipment, field traffic and deep tillage on crop yield and soil compaction.

By: Mark Hanna and Ed Adcock and Mehari Tekeste

An Iowa State University study looking at the impacts of soil disturbance and early remediation practices from construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline finds significant soil compaction and gradual recovery of crop yield in the right-of-way over five years. 

By: Ann Robinson and Mehari Tekeste