Motivated by the high cost of energy, a western
Kansas-Smith Farms will become only the second farm in the state to use wind power on a large scale. The 120-kilowatt turbines, expected to be operational this summer, will be approximately 90 feet high with blades about 60 feet in diameter. The turbine units will cost an estimated $125,000 each and are expected to pay for themselves within eight years.
Officials with Kansas-Smith, associated with a