Today’s quick hits, July 22, 2021

Solar opportunity: Grazing sheep beneath solar panels seems like a perfect two-fer, providing forage for the sheep and vegetation management for the solar farm. (Farm and Dairy)

Bleak forecast: Everyone will pay the price for the western drought, says California farmer Mas Masumoto, from the growers who have to fallow land to shoppers at the grocery store. (Los Angeles Times)

Plant-based chicken: Nobody in the poultry industry is squawking about plant-based versions of chicken, perhaps because some of the big processors are coming up with their own plant-based and blended products. (Food Dive)

More food waste: An estimated 2.3 billion tonnes of food goes uneaten worldwide each year, an increase of 1.2 billion tonnes from previous estimates of annual food waste. (World Wildlife Fund)