Solar on the farm

Joe and Emily Grote on their Wheeling Township farm in March. The Grotes are among the local farm families who benefit from a solar installation on their property. (Andrew Deziel/

For some local farmers, installing solar panels has not only reduced their carbon footprint but provided a much welcome and stable source of income even as crop markets fluctuate and the weather does as it will.

Reach Reporter Andrew Deziel at 507-333-3129 or follow him on Twitter @FDNandrew. © Copyright 2021 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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