Solar Grazing News

ASGA Call 66: Opportunities for Solar Wool Part II – Soil Stability and Erosion Control for Renewable projects

By ASGA / April 12, 2023

Join us for our second webinar on potential markets for solar wool. For this webinar, we will explore the market opportunities for using U.S. wool fiber in erosion control products,…

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

By ASGA / March 29, 2023

dfds Last year was an incredible year of growth for solar grazing and ASGA. At the annual meeting, ASGA’s leadership team highlighted ASGA’s achievements from 2022 and previewed the exciting…

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ASGA Call 65: Preparing for Utility-Scale Solar Grazing in the Northeast

By ASGA / March 27, 2023

What do solar graziers in New England and the Northeast need to know to prepare for grazing at scale? As a follow up to our March webinar on large-scale solar…

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Third Annual Membership Meeting of the American Solar Grazing Association

By ASGA / March 3, 2023

Last year was an incredible year of growth for solar grazing and ASGA. At the annual meeting, we will highlight ASGA’s achievements from 2022 and give you a preview of…

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ASGA Call #64 Replay: Large-Site Solar Grazing in CA and TX, What Graziers Need to Know (Panel Discussion)

By ASGA / March 3, 2023

What does it take to manage a utility scale grazing operation and how do you get started? What are the roadblocks and what are the success stories? The U.S. is…

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ASGA Call #63 Replay: Pollinator Friendly Solar Sites with MNL

By ASGA / February 22, 2023

What are the benefits of pollinator friendly solar sites? How does it impact grazing? Pollinator habitats continue to be an important issue for solar site development, both for their potential…

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ASGA Call 64: Large-Site Solar Grazing, What Graziers Need to Know (Panel Discussion)

By ASGA / February 22, 2023

What does it take to manage a utility scale grazing and how do you get started? What are the roadblocks and what are the success stories? Join us for this…

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ASGA Call 63: Pollinator Friendly Solar Sites with MNL

By ASGA / January 24, 2023

Join us for our February webinar with Minnesota Native Landscapes and their research partners on pollinator habitats at solar sites. Pollinator habitats continue to be an important issue for solar site development, both for their potential ecological benefits and because of their inclusion in legislation regulating dual use and solar siting. How pollinator habitats interact with grazing and vegetation management is a hot topic for the solar grazing world.

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ASGA Call #62 Replay: Unlocking the Future of Agrivoltaics in New Jersey with Rutgers University

By ASGA / January 5, 2023

We kicked 2023 off with an in-depth discussion of the agrivoltaics programs at Rutgers University and the agrivoltaics situation in New Jersey generally. David Specca, Dr. Mike Westendorf, Dr. A. J. Both, and Dr. Clint Burgher from Rutgers University discussed the exciting agrivoltaics and grazing research projects that the university’s NJ Ag Experiment Station (NJAES) is developing with funding from the state’s recently passed Dual-use Solar Act (2021). 

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ASGA Call 62: Unlocking the Future of Agrivoltaics in New Jersey with Rutgers University

By ASGA / December 27, 2022

We’re kicking 2023 off with a discussion of agrivoltaics in New Jersey. David Specca from Rutgers University will discuss the exciting agrivoltaics and grazing research projects that the university’s NJ Ag Experiment Station (NJAES) is developing with funding from the state’s recently passed Dual-use Solar Act (2021).

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

By ASGA / December 9, 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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Meet ASGA’s New Executive Director, Ryan Kelliher!

By ASGA / December 7, 2022

We’re excited to announce that Ryan Kelliher has been appointed as the new executive director of the American Solar Grazing Association.  Ryan has been in the solar industry since 2015, where he…

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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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