Solar Grazing News

ASGA Call 61: Planning for an Agrivoltaics Future with Encore Renewable Energy

By ASGA / November 29, 2022

How can innovative agrivoltaics programs address local community concerns, including impacts on agricultural land? What does the future of agrivoltaics look like from the perspective of a solar and energy…

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

By ryancloverowens / October 25, 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 59: Agrivoltaics and Solar Development that Benefits Communities and Ecosystems with Brian Ross, Great Plains Institute

By ASGA / September 29, 2022

The ongoing large-scale expansion of solar development will require installing solar on substantial acreage across the U.S. Addressing local concerns over the potential loss of farmland and local siting and…

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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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The American Solar Grazing Association (ASGA) was appalled to learn of a case of alleged animal cruelty involving the deaths of 15 sheep on a solar electric site in Vermont

By ASGA / September 2, 2022

The American Solar Grazing Association was founded to research, identify, and promote best practices in animal husbandry and grazing on solar sites. ASGA was appalled to learn of a case…

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

By ASGA / August 10, 2022

What are the possibilities for hay on solar sites? For our September webinar, the folks from Ohio State Extension and Savion Energy will tell us about their experiments with cool-season…

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

By ASGA / August 3, 2022

NOTE: The August webinar will be held the 2nd Tuesday of month instead of the customary 1st Wednesday For our August webinar, we’ll be hosting Jeremy Wyble (NYSERDA) and Jessica…

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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 #56: SEIA Explains the U.S. Solar Panel Tariff Investigation and Its Impacts

By ASGA / July 6, 2022

Join us to hear the Solar Energy Industries Association’s Amir Yazdi discuss the anti-dumping tariff investigation on solar panel imports that has caused widespread disruptions to the solar industry. Note:…

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ASGA Call #55: ASGA’s New Solar Grazing Map ~ July 5th at 6 PM EST

By ASGA / June 30, 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 #54: Cornell Solar Sheep Update with Pollinator and Vegetation Experts

By ASGA / May 28, 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, will…

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