Seeding Recommendations Following Pipeline Construction

Many farms are having pipelines installed as construction continues through a number of counties across the state. Following construction of a pipeline comes the need to seed the area above and adjacent to the pipeline, and there are a number of seeding mixtures available to re-establish vegetative growth.  There also are a number of questions that should be answered prior to making a seeding.  These questions include:

  • What grasses and forages were present prior to seeding?
  • What will you do with the land following construction?
  • Will you graze livestock on the land?
  • Do you prefer a pure seeding mixture?

Below is a link to an Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet that will assist in answering these questions.  This publication also addresses seeding options and rates.

https://shalegas.osu.edu/sites/shale/files/pdf/seeding-recommendations-following-pipeline-construction.pdf

 

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