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Update on ASGA Certification for Solar Grazing Training

By ASGA / May 22, 2024 /

With so many new members joining at such a fast clip, some of you may not be aware of ASGA’s Solar Grazing Training Certification. This program was just launched in…

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ASGA Teatime Replay – Wicked wins and epic fails: 7 years of solar grazing with Lyndsey Smith & Chris Moore

By ASGA / March 28, 2024 /

It’s one thing to get your solar grazing business off the ground, but what challenges and opportunities can you expect once your solar grazing operation is in its 3rd or…

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ASGA Votes to Expand Board of Directors, Elects 4 New Board Members

By ASGA / March 25, 2024 /

At the 4th Annual Meeting of the American Solar Grazing Association, our membership overwhelmingly voted to expand our board from 9 to 11 members to take on the increased responsibilities…

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Recording: Fourth Annual Membership Meeting of the American Solar Grazing Association

By ASGA / March 25, 2024 /

2023 was a groundbreaking year as ASGA’s membership grew, we launched a number of new initiatives, and our members represented solar grazing and its benefits at events across the U.S.!…

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ASGA Teatime Replay: From Struggling Dairy Farmer to Successful Solar Grazier (+ How to Grow Efficiently)

By ASGA / February 14, 2024 /

Jonathan Northrop (Watertown, NY) joined us to discuss how he transitioned from a struggling dairy farming business to become a successful sheep farmer and solar grazier, combined with a direct-consumer meat…

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ASGA Teatime Replay: Sheep Handling Systems for Solar Grazing

By ASGA / February 2, 2024 /

For this Teatime, Premier1 gave us an overview of the basics of sheep handling systems and why you need them. We also heard from five suppliers and manufacturers who discussed…

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ASGA Teatime: Winning Hearts & Minds to Solar Graze a Suburban Retirement Community in Virginia

By ASGA / January 25, 2024 /

Grazing Kunekune pigs with your sheep to restore vegetation health on a rocky, unseeded solar site with poor fencing. Navigating the challenges of doing agriculture in a suburban setting. Making…

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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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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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