Two Holistic Management ranches, Ute Creek Cattle Company and JX Ranch, have been selected as finalists for the 2021 New Mexico Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the prestigious award recognizes farmers, ranchers, and forestland owners who ... Read More
Participants Tour Full Heart Farm While Learning About Regenerative Ag!
On May 31, 2019 twenty-five people gathered at Full Heart Farm in Ledyard Connecticut to learn about regenerative agriculture. Participants, a majority of whom were young women farmers, received an introduction to a number of topics including: holistic financial planning, improving decision making, ... Read More
Book Review–Dirt to Soil
Guest blog by Walter Lynn, HMI Board Chair Dirt to Soil— One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture By Gabe Brown Published by Chelsea Green Publishing Gabe Brown’s new book, Dirt to Soil, just became available in October 2018 and it is a pleasure to write this ... Read More
Grass Finishing Cattle Year Round on Cover Crops in New Mexico
Thomas Dollahite and his wife, Amanda Duran, have been finishing cattle on 60 acres of irrigated perennial pastures at Peculiar Farms in Los Lunas, New Mexico since 2011. During that time they have developed their finishing enterprise so they can finish approximately 100-120 animals per year. They ... Read More
Healthy Watersheds through Planned Grazing
If you haven't seen the video of the Dixon Water Foundation's profile for winning the 2017 Leopold Award, you should check out the article about their award and their work. Recently On Pasture interviewed Robert Potts, CEO of the Dixon Water Foundation and board member for HMI about their focus on ... Read More
Kill Bugs with…Bugs!
1 billion pounds of pesticides are used in the U.S. annually, with over 5 billion pounds used worldwide. Anyone that grows food has likely spent hours and hours trying to figure out ways to keep insects and other pests away from their fruit and produce. And while pesticides do the trick, they also ... Read More
Happy Thanksgiving from HMI!
We know that healthier soil and nutrient-dense food is something we can all be thankful for. But as another Thanksgiving approaches, we want you to know how thankful we are for all of you! From the farmers and ranchers who inspire us every day with their dedication to their land and to ... Read More
HMI Shares the Value of Holistic Management® at Austin College
At the end of February HMI’s Executive Director, Dr. Ann Adams, gave two presentations to students at Austin College. A lunch time presentation on Holistic Management was part of the Environmental Science lecture series at the college. An afternoon presentation on “The Value of Holistic Management” ... Read More