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3 Day Holistic Management Training Sweden 4-6th Aug Ridgedale Permaculture

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This 3 Day Introduction to Holistic Management training is designed to give you a good overview of Holistic Management and how you can apply it to your life, farm and enterprise. Holistic Management is much more than grazing livestock, and can radically empower the efficiency of design & decision making across any context. We see this as vital in our own work at the farm, as well as the next step for Permaculture Designers looking to work at a farm scale or establish projects of their own. You will learn how to create an optimal context for your farm or project, and how to reliably make more effective decisions that will move you towards your objectives more rapidly. We will see how Holistic Management Financial Planning works, and how this can be adapted to any regenerative enterprise. Understanding ecosystem processes, you will learn how to leverage their free benefits. In terms of grazing planning you will see how to get your livestock to the right place at the right time for the right reason and plan your grazing to increase your profit and lower inputs. Utilizing animal impact as a tool along with Holistic Decision Making & Financial Planning can allow you to create the healthy future landscape and life you want.

For context relating to Holistic Management at our farm please see http://www.ridgedalepermaculture.com/holistic-management.html

Day 1: Holistic Management Essentials

· Intro & Context
· Defining the Whole under Management
· Generating your Holistic Context
· Understanding Your Environment – Reading the Land
· Tools available for Management
· Holistic Decision-Making & Testing Decisions
· Developing a Management Feedback Loop

Day 2: Holistic Management Financial Planning

· How to plan for and produce a profit
· How to select the best enterprises to run
· What to spend money on and when
· How to meet your financial challenges effectively
· If managing livestock, how to coordinate the build up of both livestock and infrastructure while remaining profitable
· What Holistic Management Financial Planning adds to your management

Day 3: Holistic Planned Grazing

· Reasons for Planning Your Grazing
· How to decide and manage Stock Density
· Assessing Forage Availability
· Grass and Grazing Interactions
· Creating a Grazing Plan
· Implementing your Grazing Plan
· Fencing options
· Biological Monitoring for Range and Pasture
· Wildlife Factors

More info & booking at http://www.ridgedalepermaculture.com/holistic-management-4-6th-aug.html
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