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ASGA Call #41: Solar Grazing in Kentucky

May 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

May 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm EDT

Our Presenters: Aron Patrick,  Kelley Yates and Michael Moore  

Your hosts: Judy St Leger of Dutch Barn Farm & Lexie Hain 

Our topic: 

Solar Grazing In Kentucky: A unique collaboration. 

Watch the lambcam and get excited!

About our presenters:

Aron Patrick is the manager of Technology Research and Analysis for LG&E and KU. Aron is responsible for managing research on technologies that improve how LG&E and KU provide safe, reliable, sustainable energy at a reasonable cost while analyzing technologies that change the way customers use energy. Before joining LG&E and KU, Aron held leadership roles at the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, including assistant director and program manager for renewable energy.

Michael Moore grew up in the pastures and tobacco fields of Harrodsburg, surrounded by stories of Shaker Village. Working The Farm at Shaker Village is a return to his roots of gardening and walking through fields with his grandfather. Mike is passionate about teaching sustainable farming methods, preserving the land and soil, and diversifying agriculture through a variety of methods. This has led to a broad skill set for Mike, including sheep shearing, beekeeping, managing orchards, raising a range of livestock including sheep and cattle and, of course, maintaining the Village’s historic vegetable garden! 

Kelley Yates has served as the Executive Director for the Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office since 2012. Prior to that she was a 4-H Youth Development Agent and Customer Service Representative for Farm Credit Services. She grew up on a cattle and sheep farm in Clark County Kentucky. Now, she and her husband along with their two daughters, raise cattle on their 200 acre operation.

 Thank you to our May 2021 Sponsor