Posts by Dana Penrice

Digging Deeper: Open Space Discussions

Have you ever attended a conference where there just wasn’t enough time? Where you didn’t get to touch on the...

Ranch Finances 101: Running the Numbers on Grazing

Explore how to run the numbers of different management decisions and how it will impact your farm or ranch’s profitability....

Ecological Design for On Farm Water Security

Hear how ecological farm design and permaculture principles have been used to capture water and create a resilient water management...

Seed Security and Growing Seed

Seeds play an integral role in our farming and food systems. Learn the many facets of seed security and how...

The Pulse on Growing New Organic Pulse Varieties in Alberta

Your update on new pulse varieties suitable for production under organic management. Hear how experienced farmer Steve Snider optimizes the...

Shelter-belts, Eco-buffers and Beneficial Insects

Learn what shelter belt design considerations and species selection. Understand how to adapt shelterbelts to provide habitat for beneficial pollinators....

Sheep, Poultry and Pork: The Livestock Start Up

Do you want to get into livestock but don’t know where to start? This session is for you! Hear how...

The Opportunity for Marketing Slow Meat

You know Slow Food, but have you heard of Slow Meat? Learn the three principles of Slow Meat, and how...

Finding Hope in Regenerative Agriculture: Low-cost, Low-tech, Nature-based Solutions for the Planet

Courtney White is the cofound the Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to building a radical center among ranchers,...

Using Qualities of Heritage Grains to Build Local Markets

Using the Qualities of Heritage Grains to Build Local Markets Learn how heritage varieties add diversity to the farm, your...

Innovations in Integrating Cover Crops into Vegetable Rotations

Innovations in Integrating Cover Crops into Vegetable Crop Rotations Cover crops are hot right now but where to start? Seasoned...

Managing for Post-Harvest Organic Grain Quality

Managing for post-Harvest Grain Quality Learn more about the many factors impacting the quality of the grain you are wanting...

Lessons in Livestock Marketing from Farmer to Butcher

Hear how First Nature Farms found their niche between direct marketing and retail. Nose-to-tail butcher Andrew M. Sedlak describes the...

Pros and Cons of Different Marketing Strategies from Experienced Fruit & Vegetable Farmers

Pros and Cons of different Marketing Strategies from Experienced Fruit and Vegetable Producers There are so many options out there...

Growing the Next Generation of Prairie Farmers

How do we prepare aspiring and new farmers to manage successful, viable prairie farms? Learn about one farm’s experience creating...

Whole Farm & Ranch Planning Course – Imperial, SK

For over 35 years farmers and ranchers in Canada have used Holistic Management to improve land, grow nutritious food, and...

Holistic Management Course for Family Farms – Lucknow, ON

Location: Lucknow, ON Dates: February 8, 9 & 10 and 23, 24 & 25 Course Instructors:  Tony & Fran McQuail Course Content: ...

Whole Farm & Ranch Planning Course – St. Claude, MB

Location: St. Claude, MB Dates: January 23, 24 & 25 and February 3, 4, & 5 Holistic Management gives you the tools...

Whole Farm & Ranch Planning Course – Foam Lake, SK

Location: Foam Lake, SK Dates: February 10,11, & 12 & Mar 3, 4 & 5 Holistic Management gives you the tools...

Ideas, Innovating and Inspiration from the 2016 HMI Gathering at Paicines Ranch

At the generous invitation of Sally Calhoun, owner of the Paicines Ranch, I was invited to participate in the Holistic...

Ferintosh Holistic Management Info Session, November 27th

JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION 2:00 PM ON NOVEMBER 27, 2016 Little Beaver Hi U Centre Ferintosh AB RSVP...

East Peace Beef Cattle Day, November 30th

Join the Peace Country Beef and Forage Association for their upcoming event and learn more about Holistic Management from certified...

Brownfield Holistic Management Info Session, November 15th

For over 35 years farmers and ranchers in Alberta have used Holistic Management to improve land, grow nutritious food, and...

Farming and Climate Change on the Canadian Prairies

Visualize how the prairies will be impacted by a changing climate and understand the road map that could lead farmers...

Soil Carbon Cowboys

Hunter Lovins on Holistic Management

Resilient: Soil, water and the new stewards of the American West

Videos for the HM Practitioners That You May Have Missed

 

Animation of the Co-Evolution of Grasslands and Grazers

The Ecological Memory of a River

When It’s Time to Hand the Farm to the Next Generation, the Simple Life Is Anything But

When It’s Time to Hand the Farm to the Next Generation, the Simple Life Is Anything But

Holistic Management is often an important tool in succession planning. Check out this reflective article written by Shannon Hayes as...

Engineered Food and Your Health

Engineered Food and Your Health

‘Earth on Fire’ Documentary

‘Earth on Fire’ Documentary

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference – 5 Days Away!

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference – 5 Days Away!

For producers who are new to Holistic Management or those that have been practitioners for many years, this conference offers...

Land Literacy: An Except from Grass, Soil, Hope

Land Literacy: An Except from Grass, Soil, Hope

View an except from Courtney White’s book ‘Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey through Carbon Country’ here: http://www.resilience.org/stories/2015-01-05/land-literacy. How many people...

Why do you farm?

Why do you farm?

Snuggled up in our home after peeling off our winter coveralls having just come from feeding our sheep, I came...

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference

Every farm and ranch is unique and Holistic Management enables you to deal with the uniqueness. While the principles are...

A Community Approach to Sharing the Noble Work of Putting Food on Plates

A Community Approach to Sharing the Noble Work of Putting Food on Plates

Holistic Management as a Pioneering Movement

Holistic Management as a Pioneering Movement

The Holistic Management framework, while it has been around for a while, is still an innovative approach that is pushing...

2014 Holistic Management Canada Conference

2014 Holistic Management Canada Conference

Save the Date! When: February 15th, 16th and 17th Where: Watrous, Saksatchewan Plans are underway for our 2015 conference. This...

Holistic Management – The Battleground

Holistic Management – The Battleground

Last summer I read the book Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot. A good...

Regenerative Agrarianism

Regenerative Agrarianism

I’ve been following a class at Berkley by Michael Pollan and Raj Patel called the Edible Education 101. All of...

Carnduff 4H Beef Gathering

Carnduff 4H Beef Gathering

Posted on behalf of Blain Hjertaas, Holistic Management Certified Educator On May 16th the Carnduff 4H Beef Club visits Hjertaas...

Chefs are Making the Connection Between Healthy Land and Taste

Chefs are Making the Connection Between Healthy Land and Taste

Holistic Management, while it has been around for a while, remains an innovative approach that is pushing the frontier of...

Reinstating Soil As Alberta’s First Natural Resource

Reinstating Soil As Alberta’s First Natural Resource

By Blake Hall, Holistic Management practitioner.  Posted with permission from the Young Agrarians blog.  Blake Hall is herdsman for Prairie Gold Pastured...

Don Ruzicka’s Holistic Management Story

Don Ruzicka’s Holistic Management Story

Bedava Free Bonus Veren Canlı Bahis Siteleri

Bedava Free Bonus Veren Canlı Bahis Siteleri

Birçok kişi, bahis oynamaya başladıktan sonra para kayıplarından ve bir türlü kuponlarını tutturamamaktan şikayet eder.