A federal grant is helping the farming entrepreneur devise a shading system for cattle that incorporate solar panels.
State regulators have received more than 100 applications from developers seeking to qualify under the policy.
Hog farmers’ voices are “making a huge difference” in opposing the bill, which has been awaiting a House vote since March.
State regulators are proposing changes after having to consider the rule for the state’s largest solar project.
A task force is examining whether participants in a farmland preservation program should be allowed to add solar panels.