Cornell University's Dryden solar farm sits next to fields hosting cows and is partially grazed by sheep.
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Solar & Ag in Seneca County: What You Need To Know


Solar & Ag in Seneca County: What You Need To Know

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Join Seneca County Farm Bureau and CCE Seneca to learn about issues surrounding solar development on agricultural lands from Cornell faculty, American Farmland Trust, MRB Group, and The Denton Law Office, PLLC.


10-10:40am (Q&A from10:30-10:40am) Utility Scale Solar Development in NYS: Some Basics - David L. Kay, Senior Extension Associate Department Extension Leader Chair, National Extension Climate Initiative

10:45-11:15am (Q&A from 11:15-11:25am) Solar As An Ag Viability Tool - Linda Garrett, New York Regional Director American Farmland Trust

11:30-Noon (Q&A from Noon-12:15pm) Solar Energy System Application Reviews and Process - Matt Sousa, Senior Planning Associate

12:15-1:10pm: Lunch

1:15-2:15pm (including Q&A) NDA’s, leases, lease memoranda, and attorney review of documents with a discussion of how to examine a lease - Chris Denton, The Denton Law Office, PLLC

Hosted by Seneca County Farm Bureau and CCE Seneca.


$15 per person



Ryan M. Staychock
Environmental/Natural Resources Educator for Cayuga, Schuyler & Seneca Counties
315-539-9251 ext. 110


Romulus Fire Hall
2010 Cayuga Street
Romulus, NY 14541

Last updated March 29, 2024