Solar Grazing Monthly Webinars
What are Solar Grazing Monthly Webinars?
Virtual events every month to talk, learn & listen!
Hosted by Zoom, these are live events open to the public.
Monthly webinars are: 1st Wednesday of the Month
Monthly webinars start: 6 PM Eastern Time
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For this special second July call, Amir Yazdi from SEIA walked us through the anti-dumping tariff investigation on solar panel imports that has caused widespread disruptions to the solar industry. Amir answered our questions about the case and other trade cases related to solar, the future of imports, what SEIA is doing to support expanding…
Need to find a solar site to graze? Looking for graziers to bring their herds to your solar site? ASGA is launching a new version of our Solar Grazing Map to help you. With this tool you can search for farmers who are grazing, look up solar sites, and more. At this month’s webinar, we…
The folks from Cornell are back with the latest updates on their ongoing solar grazing research project. Professors John Losey, an insect scientist, and Antonio DiTommaso, a weed scientist, led us through the latest results of research on solar grazing, with a particular focus on grazing’s impacts on pollinators and vegetation. They had some exciting…
Pace Law’s Food and Beverage Law Clinic has been working hard these last few months to update ASGA’s solar grazing contract template based on member feedback. During May’s webinar, Pace Law’s Gina Hervey, Andie D’Angelo, and Jonathan Brown presented the final revised contract and answered your questions about it. The original contract was developed in partnership between ASGA and the Pace…
Audrey Lomax and Tom Karas of Minnesota Native Landscapes (MNL) lead a panel discussion on the results of their exciting new soil carbon research on solar grazing and ecosystem improvement showing how solar grazing improves soil quality and carbon sequestration as well as positively impacting plant biodiversity and pollinators. Audrey discussed MNL’s current work with solar…
Call Replay Available Hear from Zachary Eldredge with the US Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). He discussed the government’s agrivoltaics programs and recent developments in agrivoltaics engineering. → View presentation slides About the Speaker Zachary Eldredge is a Technology Manager for the Strategic Analysis and Institutional Support team, joining SETO in June 2019. His projects are…
Call Replay Available For this month’s webinar, we’re heading west to hear all about grazing at the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm in San Luis Obispo County, CA. Katie Brown from Althouse and Meade, Inc will talk about the development of this unique project, which was at the time of its completion the largest solar project in the world with over 9…
Call Replay Available Presenters: Nexamp’s Julie Beauchemin presented Community Solar Development in Hawaii and Olsen Enterprise’s Raia Olsen reported on Solar Grazing in Hawaii. Speakers: Keith Hevenor, Director of Communications at Nexamp introduced Nexamp’s work with ASGA in 2021. Click here or on the image below to access .pdf version of Keith’s presentation. Director of Business Development Julie Beauchamin at…
Call Replay Available Presenters: Silicon Ranch’s Michael Baute & Loran Shallenberger will present their Regenerative Energy programs and Churchtown Dairy farm manager Michael MacDonald reports on Solar Grazing and Water Quality. Speakers: Michael MacDonald, Farm Manager at Churchtown Dairy, a regenerative farm, and ASGA Advisor. Working in the Hudson River Valley of New York State at a…
Call Replay Available Join Hosts Daniel Finnegan and Lexie Hain as they talk with American Farmland Trust-New England and the New Mexico Healthy Soils Working Group. With thanks to our sponsor & longtime collaborators at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University: Special guest Law Professor Jonathan Brown, Director of the Food and Beverage Law Clinic at the Pace University Elisabeth Haub School…
June 2019 Solar Grazing Call
- Professor Chad Higgins, Oregon State University
- Mary Smallman, Instructor at the Oregon State Sheep Center,
Author of Agrivoltaics Paper
- OSU 2018 Study
- Press: Solar arrays could be used as resources for plant productivity, study shows
May 2019 Solar Grazing
- Andrew Wilson, The University of Queensland, Australia
Director of Sustainability
- Sarah Haskmann, Sustainability Department, University of Queensland