Our latest Open Gate learning day is in the news. It’s always good to see Holistic Management Practitioners and Open Gate Hosts like Tom Sidwell from JX Ranch getting well deserved recognition in their areas. Steve Hansen wrote an article in the Quay County County . Here’s an excerpt…
Quay Valley rancher Tom Sidwell has acquired a reputation as a successful user of agricultural practices that are considered sustainable and holistic, and on Saturday, he hosted a group of 50 like-minded farmers and ranchers from as far away as Oklahoma and Colorado to show them how he does it.
Sidwell not only showed them how, but how well he has succeeded by using new-age ranching techniques.
The bottom line: these techniques hold water—quite literally. His assigned subject for the day was successful ranching during a drought. Read More….
If you are currently practicing Holistic Management on your farm or ranch and are interesting in possibly hosting an Open Gate day in your area, please contact Ann Adams, HMI’s Executive Director, at anna(AT)holisticmanagement(DOT)org.
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