ASGA Call 73: Breaking Down Solar Farm Construction for Graziers

By ASGA / December 7, 2023 /

What goes into solar site construction and what should solar graziers know about it? For our December call, Daniel Shapiro and his talented team gave us an in-depth look at…

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ASGA Teatime: Running a Hybrid Grazing & Mowing Operation

By ASGA / November 30, 2023 /

How and why would you incorporate mowing into your grazing operations on solar sites? Combining grazing with mowing is becoming more common in the industry. The complexities of managing vegetation…

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A Note on Data Privacy and Usage

By ASGA / November 21, 2023 /

We’ve heard feedback from some solar graziers that they’d like more information about why ASGA is collecting these responses and what we plan to do with them. All data collected…

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ASGA Call 72: European Solar Grazing and Agrivoltaics with BayWa r.e.

By ASGA / November 10, 2023 /

Stephan Schindele and Brandon Reinhardt from BayWa r.e. led an informative discussion on solar grazing and agrivoltaics in Europe. BayWa operates over 40 grazing sites and has a number of…

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ASGA Teatime Replay: The Economics of Solar Grazing + ASGA Census

By ASGA / October 25, 2023 /

We had a fantastic discussion with Tyler Swanson (University of Arizona) and Quin Karhoff on the results of their survey on the economics of solar grazing. They told us what…

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ASGA Call 71 Replay: What You Need to Know About Sheep Health in Solar Systems

By ASGA / October 9, 2023 /

For our October 2023 ASGA Call, we put together a panel of veterinarians and experienced graziers to discuss how they handle some of the biggest health issues that come up…

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What Every Grazier Needs in Their First Aid Toolkit (on Solar Sites)

By ASGA / October 6, 2023 /

For our October 2023 ASGA Call, we put together a panel of veterinarians and experienced graziers to discuss how they handle some of the biggest health issues that come up…

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Take the ASGA Solar Grazing Census!

By ASGA / October 5, 2023 /

Have you ever wondered how many acres of solar farms are being grazed or how many solar graziers there are in the U.S.? What about the average cost per acre…

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How to Select Genetic Traits for Solar Grazing (ASGA Event Recording)

By ASGA / September 21, 2023 /

For our September ASGA Teatime event, we invited experienced farmers and sheep experts from different parts of the country to talk about how to find the right sheep for your…

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Introducing ASGA Certification™ for Solar Grazing Training! (ASGA Call #70) Replay

By ASGA / September 16, 2023 /

At our 70th ASGA Call, we launched the brand new ASGA Certification™ for Solar Grazing Training program. This innovative program lends ASGA’s seal of approval to qualified training courses and…

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Connect with ASGA and agrivoltaics folks at RE+ in Las Vegas next week!

By ASGA / September 7, 2023 /

If you’re braving the heat for RE+, the biggest solar conference in the country, we’re inviting you to meet up with ASGA board members and conference attendees who are excited…

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ASGA Call 69 Replay – Turning Sheep Green: Solar Grazing’s Long-Term Emissions and Environmental Benefits

By ASGA / August 7, 2023 /

What are the climate and environmental impacts of adding sheep to solar sites? How does solar grazing compare to conventional solar sites and to conventional sheep production? The potential impact…

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ASGA Call 68 Replay – Making Agrivoltaics a Financial Success: Tools & Research Update from NREL

By ASGA / July 8, 2023 /

For our July webinar, we were excited to be joined by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)’s James McCall, who discussed their agrivoltaics research programs. I encourage you to watch…

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ASGA Call 67 Replay: Shepherding the future – Insights from Silicon Ranch’s Solar Grazing Programs in the Southeast

By ASGA / June 15, 2023 /

Jim Malooley from Silicon Ranch discussed their innovative, large-scale solar grazing programs in the Southeast and beyond for our June 2023 webinar Silicon Ranch has developed exciting solar grazing programs…

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ASGA Call 66 Replay: Opportunities for Solar Wool Part II – Soil Stability and Erosion Control for Renewable projects

By ASGA / May 5, 2023 /

For our second webinar on potential markets for solar wool, Rob Ament (Montana State University’s Western Transportation Institute) explored the market opportunities for using U.S. wool fiber in erosion control products, which are used to stabilize weak soil. 

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ASGA Call 65 Replay: Preparing for Utility-Scale Solar Grazing in the Northeast with Targeted & Mob Grazing Experts

By ASGA / April 12, 2023 /

What do solar graziers in New England and the Northeast need to know to prepare for grazing at scale? As a follow up to our March webinar on large-scale solar…

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