Solar power is already a very clean, renewable energy source that serves an important role in reducing our carbon footprint. Yet, one forward-thinking farmer has found a way to make solar initiatives even more sustainable. This second post in our series highlighting innovation in Northeast agriculture explores the grazing of sheep on the grassy fields that lie below solar arrays.
It can be an exciting experience to look for a new home in the country. But once you’ve found that perfect property, what are the next steps to “make it yours?” Here are a few steps to the home buying process and some specifics that may come in handy.
Leveraging the equity you have in rural property can provide the funds you need to buy additional acres, construct a home or barn, or remodel an existing structure. Patrick Coates, Farm Credit East Mortgage Specialist, shares few scenarios when tapping into this equity may be beneficial.