Learn Effective Holistic Land Management Practices
Want a down-to-earth approach to education? Then come to the source. At HMI, we support the teaching and learning of Holistic Land Management practices. We take it seriously, but we make it fun, interesting and real, so you’re ready to tackle real-world issues. And HMI is continually developing and evolving a variety of educational products, learning tools, and teaching curriculum. All are field tested for efficiency and results. Take advantage of the excellent resources HMI has to offer and you’ll be on the path to success.
Experience counts. Sign up for a HMI Workshop and you’ll get real hands-on learning from the most experienced and knowledgeable folks in the field. There are two ways to do it. Take a HMI-sponsored workshop or take a Holistic Management workshop taught by an independent Holistic Management Certified Educator. These are offered throughout the US and internationally. Sign up now for our e-Newsletter to find out about upcoming education opportunities. Current opportunities are listed in our event calendar.
Current Training Opportunities From HMI
Open Gate On-Farm Learning Series
The Open Gate On-Farm Learning Series consists of farm/ranch days that are held on the land throughout the U.S. Each farm/ranch day is hosted by an experienced Holistic Management practitioner and features numerous innovative and sustainable agricultural topics and practices.
We are currently accepting registrations for…
Cows & Quail Workshops
Following on the success of our 2012 Cows & Quail workshop, we are offering three Cows & Quail Workshops in Texas this summer. Attendees will learn how to create habitat for wildlife and livestock. You can register for a 2 day workshop in North Texas, South Texas or West Texas.
Can’t get to a class or workshop? No worries. HMI offers two Distance Learning options where you can learn from your own farm or ranch. All courses are taught by seasoned Holistic Management Certified Educators. Both programs teach our five learning modules.
- Introduction to Holistic Management Whole Farm/Ranch Planning: Improve Results on Your Farm or Ranch
- Holistic Financial Planning: Plan for Success
- Holistic Grazing Planning: Increase Forage and Animal Productivity
- Holistic Land Planning: Create the Farm or Ranch of Your Dreams
- Holistic Biological Monitoring: Boots on the Land – Monitor for Success
Getting Started Program
This distance learning program is designed for both beginning farmers and ranchers, as well as experienced producers interested in reaping the benefits of Holistic Management. You’ll receive 10 hours of instruction and have up to 3 months to complete at your own pace. This program provides a great overview of the basics of Holistic Management.
Our Advanced Program is designed primarily for land stewards, professional educators, and consultants. It’s also appropriate for producers interested in getting a more in-depth understanding of how to practice Holistic Management. It’s also an ideal foundation for becoming a Holistic Management Certified Educator. Participants receive 16 hours of personalized one-on-one experience. You have up to three months to complete the program and you’ll receive credit towards a Holistic Management Certified Educator credential.
Contact us if you have any additional questions. We’d be happy to help you get started today.
Certified Educator Training Program
HMI has the only program in the world that produces educators certified to teach Holistic Management. Certified Educators are dedicated to maintaining the highest professional standards and committed to keeping up-to-date with advances in Holistic Management. They operate independently while maintaining close ties to Holistic Management International. HMI offers a rigorous training program designed to create professionals of the highest standards.
Contact HMI for more information on Certified Educator Training.