Solar Grazing News

ASGA Call #47: Solar sheep and soil health, plus American Farmland Trust talks agrivoltaics research

By ASGA / November 5, 2021

Call Replay Available Join Hosts Daniel Finnegan and Lexie Hain as they talk with American Farmland Trust-New England and the New Mexico Healthy Soils Working Group. With thanks to our sponsor & longtime collaborators at the Elisabeth…

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ASGA Call #47: Solar sheep and soil health, plus American Farmland Trust talks agrivoltaics research

By ASGA / November 5, 2021

Join Hosts Daniel Finnegan and Lexie Hain as they talk with American Farmland Trust-New England and the New Mexico Healthy Soils Working Group. With thanks to our sponsor & longtime collaborators at the Elisabeth Haub School of…

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Bees, sheep, crops: Solar developers tout multiple benefits

By ASGA / November 4, 2021

The Associated Press captures essence of dual use movement; ABC News picks up this thread Solar is a renewable energy source that can help wean the world off fossil fuels…

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When these solar farms need their grass cut, they call in some woolly landscapers

By ASGA / October 21, 2021

10-21-216:00 AM WORLD CHANGING IDEAS BY KRISTIN TOUSSAINT 3 MINUTE READ On some solar farms in New York state, sheep act as landscapers, grazing among the solar panels to manage vegetation. It’s…

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ASGA Call #46: ASGA Talks about Overcoming Adversity in Solar Grazing

By ASGA / October 8, 2021

Call Replay Available The ASGA Board of Directors participate in a live panel event. Board members share stories of their experiences getting their first contracts to graze, gathering flocks, and…

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ASGA Call #46: ASGA Talks about Overcoming Adversity in Solar Grazing

By ASGA / September 30, 2021

Join the ASGA Board of Directors in a live panel event. Board members will share stories of their experiences getting their first contracts to graze, gathering flocks, and other challenges…

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ASGA Call #45: Oregon State’s NEWAg Lab

By ASGA / September 7, 2021

Call Replay Available Oregon State’s NEWAg Lab presents their Agrivoltaics Work Join Oregon State University’s NEWAg Lab  for a virtual introduction to their research on agrivoltaic systems! The NEWAg (Nexus of…

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ASGA Webinar #45: Oregon State NEWAg Lab

By ASGA / August 28, 2021

Oregon State’s NEWAg Lab presents their Agrivoltaics Work Join Oregon State University’s NEWAg Lab  for a virtual introduction to their research on agrivoltaic systems! The NEWAg (Nexus of Energy, Water, and…

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Sheep Help Restore Native Prairie Habitat On Waseca Solar Farm

By ASGA / August 24, 2021

A new idea is blending energy and agriculture to power some of our neighbor’s homes. Nokomis Energy has dozens of renewable energy projects across the Twin Cities that serve Xcel Energy…

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ASGA Call #44: Solar Grazing with Nexamp & Texas Native Seeds talks solar

By ASGA / August 8, 2021

Call Replay Available Check out two great presentations by  Nexamp’s Ryan Kelliher Solar Grazing: The On-Ramp to Agrivoltaics  & Native Seeds for Texas Solar Projects? A proposal for solar by East Texas Native…

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ASGA Webinar #44: Solar Grazing with Nexamp & Texas Native Seeds talks solar

By ASGA / July 30, 2021

PLEASE JOIN US FOR TWO PRESENTATIONS  Nexamp’s Ryan Kelliher Solar Grazing: The On-Ramp to Agrivoltaics  & Native Seeds for Texas Solar Projects? A proposal for solar by East Texas Native Seeds, presented by Tyler Wayland …

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ASGA Call #43: July 7, 2021. North Carolina Solar Grazing

By ASGA / July 15, 2021

Highlights and Lessons from the team at NC Choices + Carolina Solar Services Call Replay Available You’ll learn about the Beginning Farmer Project produced Solar Grazing Budget by NC Choices Team and the support and training received…

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ASGA Call #43: North Carolina Solar Grazing

By ASGA / June 25, 2021

North Carolina Solar Grazing: Highlights and Lessons from the team at NC Choices +  Carolina Solar Services Presented by Lee Menius, Technical Program Coordinator, NC Choices & Johnny Rogers, Amazing Grazing Program, Center for Environmental…

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ASGA Call #42: Bee the Change, VT and Solar Grazing Trial, California

By ASGA / June 3, 2021

Call Replay Available: Announcing the debut of the solar beekeeping contract: Join ASGA, American Beekeeping Federation, and Fresh Energy at the live webinar on June 22, 2021. >> Click here to…

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ASGA Call #42: Bee the Change, VT and Solar Grazing Trial, California

By ASGA / May 29, 2021

ASGA Celebrates Pollinator Month Presenters Mike Kiernan, Founder of Bee the Change, VermontRuss Young, Head of Operations for Engie, RenewablesEmma Kampherbeek, Master’s Student The Netherlands Wageningen University & California Polytechnic…

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ASGA Call #41: Solar Grazing in Kentucky

By ASGA / May 15, 2021

Call Replay Available: Hear from our three fantastic presenters: Aron Patrick,  Kelley Yates and Michael Moore. Our topic for this call is Solar Grazing In Kentucky: a unique collaboration.  Watch the lambcam and…

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