Solar Grazing News
On ASGA call 25 we were joined by Keith Hervenor from Nexamp to talk about best practices in solar grazing as this industry expands. Click here to watch the replay When? This call happened January 8th, 2019 Guest: Keith Hervenor works with Nexamp, a solar firm dedicated to community-scale solar and responsible solar development. His…Read More
On ASGA call 24 Premier One’s Fiona Harrar joined us to discuss managing larger flocks and how to scale up a grass fed operation. Click here to watch the replay When? This call happened December 4th, 2019 Guest: Fiona Harrar, flock manager of 1000+ ewes at Premier 1 in Iowa. She’s focusing on: Efficiencies for…Read More
from ASGA Call 16, April 3 2019. With Dr Judy St Leger, Dutch Barn Farm Sheep used for grazing solar fields should be individually identified. Shepherds should keep records of the sheep delivered and removed to prevent concerns of lost animals. Ear tags come in many different sizes, designs, and brands. There are brass, aluminum,…Read More
The Pasto family of Spencer, NY is a multi-generational organic dairy farm with about 300 acres, which is a member of the Organic Valley Cooperative. They have leased 40 acres of their poorer hay ground to a solar developer and will be managing the flock of sheep that will be grazing under the panels. This…Read More
Solargrazing.org was recently mentioned in an article by Kyle Partain, featured in the ASI Newsletter, Solar Grazing Looks Like A Win Win For FarmersRead More
Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania recently published an article “Have Ewe Heard, We’ve got sheep” which tells the story of a Pennsylvania Family Farm that began grazing their sheep on the universitie’s 14-acre solar array. This is a prime example of the promise of solar grazing: Creating Jobs: A SU student will be employed as the…Read More
Check out Solar Grazing in the Press!
- Major solar grazing grant awarded at Cornell
- NPR's local WSKG covers a sheep release
- Grazing sheep in NY's Finger Lakes
- Texas sheep graze with guardian emus
- Solar Grazing noted as agricultural industry innovation
- Pollinators & sheep: American Bee Journal
- Cornell's Newly Grazed Array
- Cornell & Solar Farm NY's Cascadilla Solar Farm - with Sheep!
- Florida Solar Company rents sheep to maintain grass on solar farms installed on reclaimed land
- Lamb Cam! seasonal - through Facebook
- Vermont Agrivoltaics Research: on-farm solar
- Hawaiian solar grazing
- Agrivoltaics: Co-Location for agriculture & solar in trials
- Real Ag Radio Interview: With Real Loud Lyndsey
- Excellent Youtube videos - making hay & solar grazing- from a 200-acre solar array in Ontario, thanks to Kinburn Sheep & Shady Creek Lamb
- Solar Farm to Preserve Prime Farmland
- Solar Diversification at the Pasto's Dairy Farm
- Oregon State solar grazing news
- Susquehanna University reverses course: from coal to solar grazing in the heart of Pennsylvania
- PBS NEWS HOUR: solar grazing video
- Sheep go to college: Princeton's solar array
- Arizona Sheep: "Solve the problem"
- Farmers, experts: solar and agriculture ‘complementary, not competing’ in North Carolina
- North Carolina family solar grazes video & family story
- A Visit to One of NC's Largest Solar Farms
- Got Sheep? Want a Solar Farm?
- First Net Zero University uses Sheep
- Does Germany Have Enough Space for Renewables?
- There's a New Job in the Solar Industry
- Sheep are proven at solar arrays
- Sheep Are Ideal for Controlling Weeds and Grass at Solar Farms