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How Does Solar Farming Affect my Topsoil?

One of our most frequently asked questions from landowners, primarily farmers, surrounds the treatment of topsoil during the life of a solar project. Once the lease is signed, and solar panels are installed in the ground, how is the topsoil treated? And is there hope for returning to traditional farming after the end of the lease term? Our team recognizes that this is a very important concern, as topsoil plays a massive role in successful farming activities. In a recent interview, Dan Reiss, one of Scout Land Consultants’ experienced Land Acquisition Managers, provides the details concerning solar farm maintenance, including everything from initial construction to decommissioning.

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