As a land manager in New Mexico, you face a lot of challenges with the economy and weather. But, you don’t have to struggle alone. With our training, we have helped other farmers and ranchers, small-scale to large-scale, to reach new levels of success.
We are offering FREE training with grant funding. Take a moment to complete the Scholarship Application below by Feb 15, 2021. Funds are limited. Check out our Holistic Management training courses and grow your business with us, naturally!
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP HERE
Interactive Online Classes
Learn from anywhere in a live classroom with like-minded peers while receiving personal feedback from our instructors. Live classes are also recorded for later viewing. *FSA approved in NEW MEXICO and several other states. Scholarships are available.
Holistic Management® 101
Feb 11 – March 18, 2021
Learn how to more effectively manage your farm or ranch for the triple bottom line (social, environmental, and financial sustainability). Improve your ability to observe and understand relationships on your operation. Make decisions and monitor results to avoid unintended consequences and reach your goals more quickly with fewer resources.
Feb 22 – March 29, 2021
Learn the key grazing planning principles and practices for improving land and soil health and animal productivity. Understand the relationships between forage and livestock, how to better monitor livestock health, and how to address critical grazing considerations. Learn how to determine available forage, monitor livestock health, and create a step-by-step grazing plan that allows sufficient range recovery and promotes long-term productivity.
April 13 – May 18, 2021
Learn how to work on your business, not just in your business. This step-by-step financial planning approach will help you understand the big picture view, plan for profit, control costs, and make critical production decisions based on a clear analysis of your different enterprises. You will develop a financial plan for improved financial decisions on both annual budgets and long-term investments.
COST does not have to be an issue! As a 501c3 non-profit organization, we offer full and partial scholarships based on need and on the potential of practitioners to incorporate Holistic Management into their current or future operations. Special thanks to the Thornburg Foundation for their generous scholarship fund.
Not Sure Where to Start?
We will work with you on the best path forward for your farm or ranch operation. Complete our Holistic Help application for a free 30-minute phone consultation. No pressure, no strings attached!
Training with Results
- Participants who are motivated to change management practices after training: 89%
- A majority of trainees increased net profit an average of 39%
- Participants who had increased forage: 59%
- Participants who had improved herd health: 71%
- Increased water infiltration by as much as 800%
- Increased organic matter from 1% to 6%
- Participants who extended their grazing season: 59%