Calls

ASGA Call #60 Replay: Is It Time for Solar Wool? A Practical Conversation on Wool Production at Solar Sites (Part 1)

By ASGA / November 7, 2022 /

How viable is grazing wool sheep on solar sites? Does wool production have the potential to help make grazing more economically sustainable? What are potential benefits and challenges to implementation?…

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ASGA Call #59 Replay: Agrivoltaics and Solar Development that Benefits Communities and Ecosystems with Brian Ross, Great Plains Institute

By ASGA / October 6, 2022 /

In our October webinar, the Great Plains Institute’s (GPI) Brian Ross led a wide-ranging discussion on the challenges facing solar expansion and the benefits solar can offer local communities, ecosystems,…

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ASGA Call #58 Replay: High Quality Forage & Cool-Season Hay at Solar Sites with Ohio State

By ASGA / September 12, 2022 /

For our September 2022 webinar (09/07), Christine Gelley and James Morris from Ohio State Extension gave us a fantastic, detailed presentation about their experiments with cool-season hay and other high…

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

By ASGA / August 11, 2022 /

Jeremy Wyble (NYSERDA) and Jessica Bacher (Pace Law) joined us to present NYSERDA’s recently-released 2022 Smart Solar Siting Scorecard. They discussed the strategies that the scorecard establishes for co-utilization solar…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

By ASGA / January 7, 2022 /

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…

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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…

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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…

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ASGA Call #46: ASGA Talks about Overcoming Adversity in Solar Grazing

By ASGA / October 8, 2021 /

Call Replay Available The ASGA Board of Directors participate in a live panel event. Board members share stories of their experiences getting their first contracts to graze, gathering flocks, and…

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ASGA Call #45: Oregon State’s NEWAg Lab

By ASGA / September 7, 2021 /

Call Replay Available Oregon State’s NEWAg Lab presents their Agrivoltaics Work Join Oregon State University’s NEWAg Lab  for a virtual introduction to their research on agrivoltaic systems! The NEWAg (Nexus of…

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