Farmers find income boost in wind power crop

As farmers and ranchers contend with trade wars, bad weather seasons and the unstable prices of crops and livestock, some of them “have found a new crop to sell — wind,” Aberdeen News reports, as quoted in a recent nawindpower.com article. Wind turbine leases “give landowners a yearly boost to income that, although not a full salary, helps them make up for uncertainties” created by elements beyond their control, according to the article. Aberdeen News “writes that for Tom Cunningham, who’s been farming on Kansas land for close to 40 years, the income from wind turbines has made a tremendous difference.” For more, read the full article

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