Skipton farmer Alan Pitcher explains what it's really like to host wind turbines

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
August 6 2021 - 12:00am
NO REGRETS: Host farmer Alan Pitcher with Nevetts Lawyers' Kent Mallinson and Cathy Drake at his Skipton property, which hosts turbines as close as 500 metres to his home.

He's endured a 15-year wait, legal threats and the odd nasty letter but, last week, the turbines dotted across Alan Pitcher's paddocks started turning for the first time.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.

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