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There Are Many Ways to Solar Graze

By   /  May 25, 2020  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on There Are Many Ways to Solar Graze

Our last article offered a definition of solar grazing and a basic outline of what’s involved. Now we’ll cover a little more detail about different ways to get into solar grazing, including as an independent contractor, leasing out your flock to a solar site manager, or as an employee of a solar company. I’ll also […]

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Solar Grazing: A New Income Stream for Livestock Producers

By   /  May 18, 2020  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Solar Grazing: A New Income Stream for Livestock Producers

Utility-scale solar arrays may cover 3 million acres across the US by 2030, according to the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). This is causing tension with farmers and farmland advocates, as the panels are often sited on good ag land, displacing current production. One solution is to restrict solar developments from being installed on farmland. […]

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