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Open Gate: The Texas Reunion

Holistic Management International

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 4:30 PM

Open Gate: The Texas Reunion

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Open Gate: Texas Reunion Double T Ranch Day (Oct 28) ONLY Ended $25.00 $0.00
Open Gate: Texas Reunion Hudspeth River Ranch Day (Oct 29) ONLY Ended $25.00 $0.00
Open Gate: Texas Reunion BBQ (Oct 28, 4:30-7:30pm) Ended $20.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Our Texas Reunion 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.

Whether you are an agricultural producer, wildlife manager, agency representative, or just interested in ranching, land stewardship, and grass-fed meats, this is a day for you.

What to Expect

At the Open Gate: Texas Reunion, you wi ll…

  • See what fellow land managers are doing to maintain land health and profitability in a changing environment
  • Learn about how to mitigate drought with good ranching practices and watershed stewardship
  • Learn indicators of healthy riparian areas
  • Learn about grass-fed meat production
  • Discuss practical grazing strategies that integrate sheep, goats, and cattle with wildlife like deer, quail, turkey, and javelina
  • Learn how to assess the amount of forage available to these multi-species
  • View the results of a wild fire that burned in July 2015
  • Discuss the effects of stress on people, plants, animals
  • Learn interesting and useful things about animal behavior
  • Learn techniques of low stress stockmanship
  • Hear how Holistic Management enables producers to better manage risk, make better decisions and enjoy the benefits of sustainable agriculture.

Agenda

Double T Ranch Day, Stuff That Works, October 28, 2016

8:30

Check-in and networking

9:00

Introductions & Orientation – P. Cole, A. Roane

9:15

Holistic Management – P Sechrist

10:00

Ranch Tour-multi-species grazing for land health – A.Roane, Dr. B Steger

view the results of a wild fire that burned in July 2015

11:00

Assessing Forage Inventory Exercise – A. Roane, Dr. B. Steger, P. Sechrist

12:00

Lunch

1:00

The effects of stress on people, plants, animals – A. Roane

2:00

2:30

Animal Behavior – A. Roane

Low Stress stockmanship demonstration – J. Ham

3:00

Flerd health discussion – parasites, predators, etc. - All

   

4:00

4:30-7:30

Q&A & Evaluations

Evening social and BBQ – Bring what you like to drink, water & tea provided. Round Robin for all to report their current status

 

 

 

Hudspeth River Ranch Ranch Day, A River Runs Through it, October 29, 2016

8:30

Check-in and networking

9:00

Introductions & Orientation – P. Cole, A. B. Strunk

9:15

About this land – its history - archaeology and river - Shumla School Representative

10:00

Riparian Restoration – River Tour – S. Lewey & B. Ross

   

12:00

Lunch – Catered by Minda Pfail

1:00

1:30

Marketing great nutrition to educated consumers – A.B. Strunk

Experience testing decisions – P.Sechrist

2:00

Ranch Tour – sheep and goats – AB & BB Strunk, JD Ross

3:00

Herd health discussion – conformation, parasites, predators, etc. – JD Ross and all

   

4:00

4:30

Q&A & Evaluations

Adjourn

For more information please visit our website.

Lunch is included with your ticket on both days. 
 
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. 

 

REFUNDS:

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

MEDIA POLICY:

By registering for this event, you hereby consent and agree that HMI has the right to take photographs, videotape, or digital recordings of you and to use these in any and all media, now or hereafter known, for HMI outreach and further consent that your name and identity may be revealed therein or by descriptive text or commentary.   

Have questions about Open Gate: The Texas Reunion? Contact Holistic Management International

When & Where


Double T Ranch
211 CR 308
Ozona, TX 76943

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 4:30 PM


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Organizer

Holistic Management International

Our mission is to educate people in regenerative agriculture for healthy land and thriving communities.  

Our vision is a world where lands and communities flourish through the practice of Holistic Management, an internationally recognized regenerative agricultural practice.

 

Holistic Management:

 

  • Helps family farmers/ranchers/pastoralists become more prosperous
  • Helps strengthen local economies
  • Improves local food quality
  • Heals the environment 
  • Improves wildlife habitats
  • Fosters community ties and preserves local culture

 

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