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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ASGA Call 57: NYSERDA’s New Dual-Use Strategies

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

NOTE: The August webinar will be held the 2nd Tuesday of month instead of the customary 1st Wednesday For our…

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Archived Calls

ASGA Call #56 Replay: July 13, SEIA Explains the U.S. Solar Panel Tariff Investigation

By ASGA | July 18, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #55 Replay: July 5th, ASGA’s New Solar Grazing Map

By ASGA | July 9, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #54 Replay: June 1st, Cornell Solar Sheep Update with Pollinator and Vegetation Experts

By ASGA | June 3, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #53 Replay: May 4th, Presenting the New Solar Grazing Contract Template

By ASGA | May 6, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #52 Replay: April 6th, MNL on the Benefits of Solar Grazing for Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration

By ASGA | April 8, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #51: Learn about Federal Agrivoltaics Research and Programs

By ASGA | March 7, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #50: Large-Site Solar Grazing at Topaz Solar Farm

By ASGA | February 4, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #49: HAWAII: Community Solar & Solar Grazing

By ASGA | January 7, 2022

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…

ASGA Call #48: Solar Grazing: Scaling Agrivoltaics and Associated Ecosystem Services

By ASGA | December 3, 2021

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…

ASGA Call #47: Solar sheep and soil health, plus American Farmland Trust talks agrivoltaics research

By ASGA | November 5, 2021

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…

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July 2019 Solar Grazing Call ASGA #19

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June 2019 Solar Grazing Call

ASGA #18

Guests:

  • Professor Chad Higgins, Oregon State University
  • Mary Smallman, Instructor at the Oregon State Sheep Center,
    Author of Agrivoltaics Paper

Downloads:

 

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May 2019 Solar Grazing

ASGA #17

Guests:

  • Andrew Wilson, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Director of Sustainability
  • Sarah Haskmann, Sustainability Department, University of Queensland

Downloads:

 

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April 2019 Solar Grazing Call

ASGA #16

Guests:

  • Riley Murray, PE, Secure Futures LLC
  • Dr Judy St Leger, Dutch Barn Farm

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