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Wind turbines and farm equipment now dot Horace Pritchard's land, where he raises corn, soybeans, and other crops. He also receives payments for hosting nine of the more than 100 wind turbines now operating near Elizabeth City, N.C. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But That's Changing

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David Bailey tosses hay to one of his remaining cows in Dawson, Ala., on Oct. 26. Bailey had to sell off half of his cattle herd — more than 100 animals — because he doesn't have enough hay to feed them through the winter. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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