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Monte Prieto Ranch

Claunch, NM 87011

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Our Monte Prieto Ranch Day is part of HMI’s Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced facilitators and producers. Come and be a part of this day!

What to Expect

At the Open Gate: Monte Prieto Ranch Day, you will…

  • Meet Molly Baldrige and the Monte Prieto Ranch management team and learn how they are developing the ranch to be more profitable, more productive and to meet their quality of life goals.
  • Hear how Holistic Management enables producers to better manage risk, make better decisions and enjoy the benefits of regenerative agriculture.
  • Hear from the next generation of young ranch managers.
  • Learn about NRCS programs available to you.
  • Discuss key soil health indicators, how to read the land and record monitoring results.
  • Explore and identify key plants that help produce results and advance you toward your goals.
  • Connect with folks from your area.
  • Learn about grass-fed meat production and marketing.
  • Discover how Holistic Management Planned Grazing improves the soil and moves plant succession in the right direction.
  • Practice effective land management techniques to improve rangeland productivity, water-holding capacity, improved soil health and increased stocking rate.
  • Share information with and learn from other experienced producers.

Agenda

Friday July 21, 2017
9:00 am Registration and Check In
9:30 am Introductions & HMI Overview - A. Adams
9:35 am The Story of Monte Prieto Ranch - M. Baldrige & D. Phillips Jr.
9:55 am Ranchlands: helping you manage your land for the triple bottom line, Training the next generation of sustainable ranchers - D. Phillips Jr.
10:25 am Introduction to Holistic Grazing & Biological Monitoring, Grazing Planning Process - K. Gadzia, A. Wright-Baefsky & N. Baefsky
11:45 am SWGLA overview & Benefits of Grassfed Beef Production - N. Ranney & S. Ryerson
Noon Lunch
1:00 pm Ranch tour, grazing plan overview, opportunities & limitations - K. Gadzia, D. Phillips Jr., A. Wright-Baefsky & N. Baefsky NRCS Programs overview, EQIP - K. Lujan
2:15 pm Forage Assessment & Biological Monitoring - K. Gadzia
3:15 pm Closing Panel, Q & A, Evaluations - A. Adams
4:00 pm Adjourn

For more information please visit our website.

Monte Prieto Ranch

Claunch, NM 87011

Directions
Take I-40 E for 35 miles to Moriarty
Turn right onto NM-41 S/5th Street
Continue to follow NM-41 S for 26.9 miles
Turn right onto US-60 W for 8.9 miles
Turn left onto Co Rd B027 for 1 mile
Continue onto County Rd B 027 for 1.1 miles
Take a slight left onto NM-55 S for 21.6 miles
(do not turn left to continue onto NM-55, continue straight onto WSMR P Rte 41 south towards Gran Quivira for 12 miles)
Turn right onto Monte Prieto Rd
The Ranch entrance will be on the left.

Lunch is included with your ticket
This is a rain or shine event and we will be spending much of our time out on the land. Please bring appropriate clothing, closed-toe footwear, and your own water bottle.

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Sorry, registration fees are non-refundable due to the costs incurred by HMI.

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Monte Prieto Ranch

Claunch, NM 87011

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