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For Farmers Across America, Solar Power May Spell Trouble

By Nathan Worcester | 5 January 2022

THE EPOCH TIMES — “It’s very frustrating to try to protect your farm,” cotton farmer Nancy Caywood told The Epoch Times.

Caywood and her family manage Caywood Farms in rural Casa Grande, Arizona, south of Phoenix in Pinal County. She said they’re under significant pressure to sell their land to large solar companies, which are buying up parcels near their property.

“It’s eyesores to me,” she said.

Caywood said that surveyors and other people are coming onto her family’s land without their permission.

“They’re very bold,” she said, adding that she’s not sure which companies have been intruding on the Caywood property.

Caywood worries about what could happen to the solar installations near her if their parent companies go under. Abengoa, the Spanish company that built Solana Generating Station near Gila Bend, Arizona, recently filed for bankruptcy.

She is also concerned that the land used for solar farms may never be able to be restored to farmland. […]

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