Solar Grazing News

Solar Grazing with Carolina Solar Services: ASGA Call 28

By ASGA / April 1, 2020

Guests Zach Hobbs & Brock Phillips, Carolina Solar Services. Grazing is just part of the Carolina Solar Services portfolio of services. Their flocks are based in North Carolina. A neat operation with high standards for performance in the industry, it’s a pleasure to have them join our call. Carolina Solar Services on Instagram ASGA Hosts:…

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New York State Solar Sheep Photo Op

By ASGA / April 1, 2020

Hey folks! We got a little nice press with an album cover for New York State’s Clean Energy Standards Report 2019. Nice to see some New York solar sheep in the spotlight. For those of you interested in the report, see below Look to the report submitted on 3/31/20 NYSERDA 2019 CES Procurement Report

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Outreach Webinar on Solar Technology & Solar Grazing

By ASGA / March 31, 2020

USES, the United Solar Energy Supporters group, just offered a webinar on solar grazing and on solar technologies. Tune in about 30 min in for the latest solar grazing webinar by ASGA’s founders Lewis Fox & Lexie Hain. https://usesny.org/education/webinars/

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Yes! Magazine Features ASGA

By ASGA / March 20, 2020
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ASGA Call 27: Increased Value With Solar Grazing with Dan Finnegan of Solar Shepherd LLC.

By ASGA / March 10, 2020

Dan Finnegan, owner of Solar Shepherd LLC joined us to discuss the benefits of solar grazing and how it can offer increased value over other land management practices. Dan will wear both his farmer hat and his finance-business hat for this call. Click here to watch the replay He’s a quick thinker who is looking…

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ASGA Call 27: Increased Value With Solar Grazing with Dan Finnegan of Solar Shepherd LLC.

By ASGA / March 4, 2020

Dan Finnegan, owner of Solar Shepherd LLC will be joining our next call to explore the benefits of solar grazing and how it can offer increased value over other land management practices. Dan will wear both his farmer hat and his finance-business hat for this call. He’s a quick thinker who is looking forward to…

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ASGA Call 26 – Arizona Solar Grazing

By ASGA / February 6, 2020

On the latest ASGA call we were joined by Ericca Suarez and Rusty Cocke to hear about their work grazing in Arizona at Tuscon Electric’s sites. Click here to watch the replay You can also hear a recent podcast about their work. When? This call happened on WEDNESDAY, Feb 5th @ 6 PM Eastern​ Guests:…

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SOLAR + SHEEP MAPPING TOOL IN PV MAGAZINE

By ASGA / January 23, 2020
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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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