Solar farms are farms that utilize the sun for the energy needed to run efficiently and with less cost to the owner. The suns energy is used by using mirrors and solar panels placed throughout the property to direct light to other areas of the farm where they can then be used for electricity. Solar farms are becoming much more popular throughout the United States. Florida and California are currently leading the country with the number of solar farms and there are plans in place for more to be built soon.
By farmers using solar farms as opposed to traditional farms, it can reduce their costs which can in turn reduce the cost that consumers pay to purchase the food. There may be a larger initial coat for the farmer to install the solar panels on their property, but many farmers will agree that it is worth the initial investment. Solar farms are also better for the environment as the are utilizing natural resources.
While there are many people that may argue that it is easier to do things the way they have always been done, others will state that as times change, so must the way we do things.