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Swine, Seed Art And Solar: State Fair Offers Chance To Learn About Climate Solutions

Swine, Seed Art And Solar: State Fair Offers Chance To Learn About Climate Solutions

By Paul Huttner

The Minnesota Renewable Energy Society set up shop in the building to help homeowners explore ways to conserve energy and produce their own. But the group’s chair, Mark Weber, said he talked with a lot of farmers who were curious about getting solar arrays on their land.

“A lot of farmers, they’re getting older now and they don’t want to farm all of their land, so it’s a nice way to have a guaranteed income for a bunch of years and pass it down to their kids,” Weber said.

He said farmers can many between $800 and $1,300 an acre annually by leasing their land to a solar developer.

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The incidence of fire in the agriculture field is from weld County, an County in Colorado State in US. When the crop set on fire, the farmer and his friends comes at their own rescue and with great presence of mind they finally saved the rest of crop from catching the fire. The farmer used his tractor attached with Disc harrow to cut down a swath of crop in order to break the chain of fire. This stops the fire from getting over to another side and save rest of the crop.