Next money ‘crop’ for Illinois farmers? Solar panels.

Read the full story in the Northwest Herald.

Across the flatlands of Illinois, a new ‘crop’ is rising among the traditional waves of grain as farmers increasingly make the same calculation as DeBaillie. Hundreds have applied to host acres of solar panels on their property, a move encouraged by a state law requiring that renewable resources provide 25 percent of Illinois power by 2025.

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