Solar Grazing News

ASGA Call 25 – Best practices in Solar Grazing as industry expands with Keith Hervenor at Nexamp

By ASGA / January 17, 2020

On ASGA call 25 we were joined by Keith Hervenor from Nexamp to talk about best practices in solar grazing as this industry expands. Click here to watch the replay When? This call happened January 8th, 2019 Guest: Keith Hervenor works with Nexamp, a solar firm dedicated to community-scale solar and responsible solar development. His…

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Rocky Mountain Institute Case Study: Solar Grazing as one Co-Location Option

By ASGA / January 8, 2020

The Evolution of Rural Solar: from Panel Monocrops to Multiple Land Uses

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Solar Power 2020 News

By ASGA / January 8, 2020

Solar sheep are eating away at the O&M competition

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ASGA Call 24 – Managing larger flocks with Fiona Harrar (Wednesday’s Zoom Call)

By ASGA / December 11, 2019

On ASGA call 24 Premier One’s Fiona Harrar joined us to discuss managing larger flocks and how to scale up a grass fed operation.​ Click here to watch the replay When? This call happened December 4th, 2019 Guest: Fiona Harrar, flock manager of 1000+ ewes at Premier 1 in Iowa. She’s focusing on: Efficiencies for…

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Science Museum of Minnesota Indicates Solar + Lamb Most Productive

By ASGA / August 2, 2019
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Solar Grazing Association Gets Nexamp Support

By ASGA / August 2, 2019

Nexamp kicked off a new solar grazing program recently with the deployment of approximately 150 sheep on its solar farm in Newfield, NY. The sheep will be used to provide sustainable vegetation management at the site throughout the growing season.

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Ask a Vet: Sheep Identification for Solar Grazers

By ASGA / July 25, 2019

from ASGA Call 16, April 3 2019. With Dr Judy St Leger, Dutch Barn Farm Sheep used for grazing solar fields should be individually identified. Shepherds should keep records of the sheep delivered and removed to prevent concerns of lost animals. Ear tags come in many different sizes, designs, and brands. There are brass, aluminum,…

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Income Diversification for Organic Dairy in NY

By ASGA / July 25, 2019

The Pasto family of Spencer, NY is a multi-generational organic dairy farm with about 300 acres, which is a member of the Organic Valley Cooperative. They have leased 40 acres of their poorer hay ground to a solar developer and will be managing the flock of sheep that will be grazing under the panels. This…

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ASI Newsletter Feature : Solar Grazing Looks Like A Win Win For Farmers

By ASGA / July 25, 2019

Solargrazing.org was recently mentioned in an article by Kyle Partain, featured in the ASI Newsletter, Solar Grazing Looks Like A Win Win For Farmers

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Success at Susquehanna University

By ASGA / July 25, 2019

Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania recently published an article “Have Ewe Heard, We’ve got sheep” which tells the story of a Pennsylvania Family Farm that began grazing their sheep on the universitie’s 14-acre solar array. This is a prime example of the promise of solar grazing: Creating Jobs: A SU student will be employed as the…

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