- Make effective farm/ranch decisions with the big picture in mind
- Improve the health of your ecosystem with effective ranch management
- Build the landscape you desire while improving land productivity with better forage utilization and grazing planning
- Create a monitoring plan to track land productivity and analyze natural resource issues
- Devise a land plan that will pay for itself with the right prioritization and investment strategy
- Manage grazing and animal impact to improve productivity by building soil and forage diversity and health
- Know when to and how to destock
- Establish infrastructure and development strategies to create more profit and improve land health
Improving Land Productivity with Holistic Management - New Mexico Course with Instructor Kirk Gadzia
This 3, 2-day, workshop series is part of Holistic International's Whole Farm/Ranch Land Management program. It's designed to educate participants in how nature functions and how producers can improve agricultural practices to increase their land's productivity and resilience in good times and bad.
Location: Tucumcari Convention Center and JX Ranch
Dates: April 1-2, April 15-16, April 29-30, 2016
Cost: $100 per person with advanced online registration. Online registration closes March 20, 2016. Walk-in registration is $150 per person,if available. While it is recommended you attend the entire series, it's OK if you miss some of the course dates. A limited number of full scholarships are available that will bring the registration cost to zero. If you'd like to be considered for a scholarship, fill out the Scholarship Application and return to the email address on the form by March 6, 2016.
Agenda and more information: http://holisticmanagement.org/wfrlm-nm/
Key Dates: March 6, 2016 - Deadline for scholarship applications AND March 20, 2016 - Last day to register online at the $100 rate.
What to Expect: At the completion of the course, you will have a personalized Holistic Goal, Biological Monitoring Plan, Grazing Plan and Land Plan. You'll also be well prepared to...
This course qalifies for FSA Borrower training credit. Find more details here.
If you are unable to register online, please fill out the HMI Event Registration Form and mail along with your check or money order before March 20, 2016 to:
HMI Registration Dept.
5941 Jefferson St. NE, Ste B
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Hope to see you on the land!
Resource Management Services, LLC (RMS) is a New Mexico based consulting, training and monitoring organization committed to assisting private and professional resource managers achieve sustainable results. RMS was founded by Kirk Gadzia of Bernalillo, New Mexico.
At Resource Management Services, LLC, we focus on Holistic Management®, which is most easily defined by simply adding W to the word holistic. This describes what the process does - helps us manage Whole situations rather than perceived parts. Managing the whole gives better results and fewer unexpected problems. Many publications today are filled with gloomy forecasts about agriculture and the environment. Yet, there are few who offer realistic solutions that strengthen both our economy and communities. To reverse this trend we must do it with the people already on the land. Holistic Management® gives human values a priority, while creating profit through proven financial planning procedures and ecosystem enhancement techniques.
We invite you to explore our website and consider how we might be able to assist your business in becoming more efficient, sustainable, and profitable. Contact us for more details and information.
Bullseye! Targeting Your Rangeland Objectives, Version 2.0, 2nd Printing, February 2013 - by Kirk Gadzia and Todd Graham
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