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VIRTUAL LIVE WEBINAR Agrivoltaics and Large-Scale Solar
November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
Agrivoltaics and Large-Scale Solar will discuss agrivoltaics as it relates to large-scale solar developments. Agrivoltaics is a term used to describe co-locating solar panels with farmland and agricultural production. Agrivoltiaics as a practice is in early development in the United States. Two common methods utilized are pollinators and grazing. The opportunities and challenges of growing pollinators and the grazing of sheep will be discussed during this session.
Join our one-hour webinar to acquire a comprehensive understanding of agrivoltaics and the seamless integration of solar panels into agricultural and farmland operations.
November 16, 2023
(12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET)
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Extension are also working to understand the barriers and opportunities related to co-locating solar panels with farmland and agricultural production.
Researchers will discuss their efforts and provide an opportunity for stakeholders to participate in their research project through an anonymous survey.
Who is this for?
- Those wanting to lease part or all of their land
What will you learn?
- What is agrivoltaics
- Methods of implementation
- Barriers and opportunities related to co-locating solar panels with farmland and agricultural production
This event is being offered at no charge to participants.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
Register By: November 15, 2023 11:59 p.m.
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