Farmers signing up in big numbers for green energy

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Record numbers of farmers have been expressing interest in wind turbines and solar plants, taking advantage of lucrative subsidies and a new Government tax break.Renewable energy schemes became a much-needed source of alternative income during a year which saw crop yields decimated and a return to 1980s levels of productivity, the National Farmers Union NFU said.

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