solar, solar farming, agricultural policy
Agriculture | Environmental Studies | Food Studies | Life Sciences
Solar Farming has become increasingly adopted by farmers to diversify their income. This has raised concerns regarding the loss of agricultural land, impact on the environment, and application of policies to land that may have shifted from an agricultural to energy production focus. The following brief examines the benefits and disadvantages of solar farming for farmers and the environment and how new policies might affect the situation.
Darragh, Catherine, "Solar Farms & Agriculture – Mutually Beneficial or Problematic?" (2018). Student Policy Briefs. 5.