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Holistic Management Comprehensive

July 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT

We are offering this Comprehensive Holistic Management training in four parts, to allow soak time between topics. We will hear from a number of guest speakers and farming practitioners, take a tour of the various enterprises at FarmED and visit local regenerative and agroecological farms that are adopting a holistic approach.

Course 1: Holistic Management Fundamentals

19-21 July 2021

By taking this course you will:

  • Learn the fundamental building blocks of Holistic Management.
  • Develop a Holistic Context to guide your decisions and actions.
  • Gain practical experience with the holistic decision-making process.
  • Discover new solutions to poor soil.

The potential outcomes for you and the land include:

  • Regeneration of soil.
  • Increased profits and yields.
  • Increased biodiversity.
  • Reduced stress.
  • Mitigation of flood, drought and climate change impacts.

The fundamentals course covers the holistic management building blocks and is a prerequisite for the three subsequent 

Course 2: Holistic Ecological Monitoring and Land Planning

22nd – 24th September

When you change your management, how do you know if you are moving in the right direction? Learning to monitor the land for the earliest signs of change enables you to quickly adapt your management. Gather evidence of the benefits of your regenerative and holistic approach. Use key information to help create a long-term infrastructure development plan to generate enduring wealth from your land. 

By taking this course you will: 

  • Gain experience in the field observing signs of change. 
  • Learn how to complete both the Basic and Comprehensive Monitoring Procedures.
  • Become proficient enough to monitor your own land. 
  • Learn the Holistic Land Planning process. 
  • Develop your own holistic land plan. 

The potential outcomes for you and the land include: 

  • Gather enough information to keep your management on track. 
  • Track specific measures over time. 
  • Gather quantitative management data and evidence. 

Course 3: Holistic Planned Grazing

18th – 20th October 2021

By adopting good grazing practices, you can increase grass productivity, profits, stocking rates, and crop yields; improve livestock health; increase biodiversity; and even mitigate flood, drought, and climate change. We work with you to optimize the many variables that are commonly left out of grazing planning such as: erratic weather different types or classes of livestock; grazing through croplands, orchards and vineyards; wildlife needs and family time.

By taking this course you will: 

  • Develop an integrated grazing plan for your farm or land that you advise on.

The potential outcomes for you and the land include: 

  • Healthier and more productive livestock 
  • Increased the biological capital. 
  • Increased plant density and biodiversity. 
  • Reduced need for costly inputs. 

Course 4: Holistic Financial Planning

22nd – 24th November 2021

By following this simple-to-use, cash-based planning process, you can increase your profit, whilst improving quality of life and land health and productivity. There will be much that applies to your situation, no matter what your business or occupation. 

By taking this course you will: 

  • Develop a financial plan for your whole operation that is in alignment with your economic, social and ecological goals. 
  • Undertake a Gross Profit Analysis of each of your enterprises. 
  • Learn a proven step-by-step procedure for focusing resources on reducing debt and increasing profit. 

The potential outcomes for you and the land include: 

  • Reduce debt. 
  • Increase profit. 
  • Focus resources.

The fee will cover tuition, all course materials (manuals, forms, writing materials, and ecological monitoring kit) guest speakers, great food and visits to local farms. 

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July 19, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
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3LM — Land and Livestock Management for Life
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Sheila Cooke
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Savory Institute Accredited Professional, BA, MBA


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Chipping Norton, OxfordShire OX7 6BJ United Kingdom
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