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Large wind turbines have been part of the landscape south of Redwood Falls since 2003, when the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency erected twin 1.65-megawatt units. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Wind, 'the last crop to harvest,' grabs attention of more farmers across the area


REDWOOD FALLS -- If attendance at the mid-winter seed corn meeting seems down, it might just be because everyone is at the wind power meeting instead.

What some are calling the "last crop to harvest" is capturing growing attention from farmers and other landowners in western Minnesota, as evidenced by wind energy forums Wednesday night in Madison and Thursday in Redwood Falls.

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