By Ashley Gebb
, Appeal Democrat • February 13, 2009 12:09:16 AM
The sun isn’t just helping grow rice at Montna Farms — it is drying the grains, too.
The farming operation has partnered with MMA Renewable Ventures and SolarCity to help get off the grid. Montna Farms, which is one of the largest suppliers of short-grain rice in the United States, plans to supply 65 percent of its energy needs with two acres of solar panels.