SESSION 1 June 3-4: Church Rock/Standing Rock: Understanding the Whole Picture: Introduction to Holistic Management and Grass-fed Livestock Topics. Learn about the basic principles of Holistic Management and planning strategies, including drought planning and financial planning. Develop or refine your business plan. Learn about grass-fed livestock production and marketing options and enjoy a tour and hands-on exercises at the Bar WJ ranch in Standing Rock.
The King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management will host a Strategic Planning Lectureship jointly with the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Okla. The event will be held June 17-18, 2016, with a focus on helping participants plan for the future of their ranch and how to implement the Balanced Scorecard approach for performance monitoring. For details visit http://krirm.tamuk.edu/lectureships/strategicplanning/
SESSION 2 August 12-13: Sanders, AZ/Nahata D’zhil 14R Ranch: A Grass Roots Approach: Assessing Your Resources and Developing a Plan. Learn how Holistic Planned Grazing works with existing biological processes, and how to develop your own customized grazing plan, along with evaluating land health, conducting a forage analysis and calculating animal days/acre (ADA). See management intensive grazing and learn about the Navajo Beef and Native Beef production and marketing programs at the 14R Ranch. Continue to refine your business plan.