Posts by Michael Nuckols

Mike Nuckols began work as the commercial horticulture program manager with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County in 2019. Mike graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science. There, his coursework focused on ecology, including researching plant and insect interactions during summers at Blandy Experimental Farm. Before working with CCE, Mike spent 25 years working as an environmental specialist for the Army. He is an avid gardener, cheesemaker, and author.
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Considerations when Leasing Agricultural Lands to Solar Developers

By Michael Nuckols / April 6, 2020

Solar leasing can be a sudden and substantial windfall for landowners, but farmers need to approach such deals with caution.  In July of 2019, Governor Cuomo signed The Climate Leadership and…

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