written by Dana McDaniel Bonham The Regen Ranch Field Day in Oakwood, Texas, supported by the Dixon Water Foundation, the Texas Grazing Land Coalition, and Tarrant Regional Water District and held in conjunction with the 2021 Regenerate Conference, brought a unique mix of attendees together - from ... Read More
Holistic Management In the News
Their Son Doesn’t Want the Ranch So This Couple Came Up with an Alternative Succession Plan
The 3R Ranch of Beulah, CO is approximately 10,360 acres with about half in grazable forest, 4,530 acres in rangeland, and 720 acres of irrigated pasture and hayland nestled in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies at an elevation ranging from 7,800 to 5,700 feet. The ... Read More
How Conscious Are Our Food Choices?
This guest blog is written by Derek Blomfield, co-owner of The Conscious Farmer of New South Wales, and was originally published on The Conscious Farmer's website. How conscious are we? When it comes to food choices, just how conscious are we in our decisions? For those of us that choose to ... Read More
Meateaters, Environmentalists and Health Enthusiasts – Unite!
Has the anti-livestock message frustrated you, or at minimum, intrigued you? With Hollywood documentaries on water usage and methane/carbon emissions, it's a growing concept that beef production in particular is leading to the destruction of the world. Are vegetables and "meatlike" products the ... Read More
Grassfed Meat to Prevent Alzheimer’s
An article on Beef Magazine's website discusses a recent study about Alzheimer's, a disease that affects 5 million Americans and that is growing at an 89% increase. According to the study noted from Psychology Today, the best way to combat Alzheimer's is to reduce carbohydrate intake. Whether that ... Read More
Healing Soil Heals Family Farms
HMI board member, Jonathan Cobb, was recently featured on ABC Holistic Management grassfed beef producer and HMI board member, Jonathan Cobb, was recently featured in an ABC News Food Forecast segment with Ginger Zee on how grassfed beef is created through good land management practices that ... Read More
A Tough Row to Hoe: Overcoming the Challenges of Farming and Ranching
by Kathy Harris and Carrie Stearns All jobs have their share of stress but the very people who we depend on three times every day are feeling the pressure more than anyone. In fact, farmers have one of the highest suicide rates of any profession. Meanwhile, in the USA alone we lose nearly 40 ... Read More
No Regrets Initiative
To Create a Thriving Society, We Must Invest in Soil Health Guest Blog By Sallie Calhoun As a young woman growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee, I showed passions many considered “uncharacteristic” of a Southern lady. I was a tomboy who enjoyed sports, science, and math. I wanted to be an engineer ... Read More