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ASGA Teatime Replay: Opportunities of Targeted Grazing with John Walker, Texas A&M AgriLife

Dr. John Walker (TAMU AgriLife Research) and Haley Gosnell (who runs joined us to discuss the extensive practical targeted grazing knowledge he and his team have collected from graziers across the U.S. and Canada. John is a…

ENEL Green Power’s Lake Pulaski

Lake Pulaski is an agrivoltaic solar power plant site developed by Enel Green Power that spans over 68.2 acres in Buffalo, Minnesota. This site is one of 16 developed for the Aurora Distributed Solar LLC project in 2017, supporting pollinators,…

Watch: Agrivoltaics at Jack’s Solar Garden

Jack's Solar Garden's 2022 season caught on film by documentarian Chad Weber of Longmont, Colorado. Hear from our people, see the work that has been done, decide how the future of solar development on America's farmland.

AgriSolar News Roundup: Solar and Taxes in NC, Dutch Agrisolar Research, Agrivoltaics in Maine  

Solar Projects Increase Tax Revenue in North Carolina  “Proposed large-scale solar facilities continue to draw opposition in North Carolina from critics who argue that swaths of panels are blights on the landscape and threaten farms…

Case Study: Million Little Sunbeams

Million Little Sunbeams: Where tradition meets innovation.  Massachusetts’ first operational dual-use solar system took root in the town of Monson, where Nate and Ania Tassinari aspired to reinvigorate their 3rd generation family…

AgriSolar News Roundup: The Power of Shade, Oregon Agrivoltaics Development, Agrivoltaics is a “Win-Win”  

The Power of Shade in Agrivoltaics  “The sun’s energy feeds grazing fodder and crops side-by-side with solar panels. ‘For farmers, it’s a two-income stream,’ said Brad Heins, professor of animal science at the University of…

AgriSolar News Roundup: Agrisolar in the Midwest, Community Solar in California, Achieving Zero-Carbon Goals  

Solar Power and Crops Grow Together in the Midwest  “Farmland is well suited for solar development of all kinds, for the same reasons it’s good for growing crops — it’s largely flat, drains well and gets lots of sun. Grazing…

Case Study: Oregon’s Planet- and Pollinator-friendly Solar Site

As we continue to deploy clean energy across the United States, more attention is being paid to how best to develop clean energy projects at the pace and scale that the climate crisis requires, while also ensuring that we are taking care of the sites and communities that host those projects.

AgriSolar News Roundup: Agrisolar Refrigeration, Pennsylvania Agrisolar, New Zealand Agrisolar Development  

African Company Provides Agrisolar Refrigeration  “A company called AkoFresh is providing solar-powered refrigerated storage that it says extends the shelf life of perishable crops from about 5 days to 21 days. This will boost seasonal…