Common offer to lease farmland for solar panels: $1,000 an acre – Food & Environment Reporting Network

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More than half of large U.S. farmers say they have been offered at least $1,000 an acre during discussions about planting solar panels instead of crops on their land, said a Purdue University poll released on Tuesday. Bids have climbed rapidly since 2021, when the most common offer was less than $750 an acre. “Interest… » Read More

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