Solar Panels: Coming to a Farm Near You

It is a given that one of the biggest expenses when growing chickens is electricity. We need electricity to run just about everything on the farm. What if I told you there’s a way to cut your electric bill by up to fifty percent? Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, that has been a reality for several farmers that have taken a chance and installed solar panels.

While solar panels do require an initial investment, there are USDA programs and federal tax credits to help offset those costs. Did you know you can sell electricity you generated but didn't use back to the power company?

Ryan Ladner, president of Solar South LLC, out of Hattiesburg, MS spoke with Mississippi Business Journal in an article that I found interesting and I think you may too.