Videos for the HM Practitioner That You May Have Missed in 2014

2014 was a great year for inspiring and educational videos for the Holistic Management practitioner. Here’s some you may have seen but hopefully some new gems too. Thanks to Blain Hjertaas for the recommendations.  Did we miss some great videos that you’ve come across? Leave a reply in the comment box to share your recommendations.…

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 universal, the process requires you to manage for your situation using Holistic Management techniques tailored to your region, your land, your operation. Holistic Management minimizes your risk by providing testing and monitoring your progress –…

Manitoba Forage & Grazing Symposium

Bev & I attended the Manitoba Forage & Grazing Symposium on Dec. 9th & 10th. The information presented & the net- working opportunities were superb. Unfortunately the attendance was low. I find it hard to understand why more people don’t take advantage of learning opportunities like this. It is hard to progress in your business…

Financial Planning

There are 4 main differences that set H M financial planning apart from other types of financial planning. These are: 1. We are always planning for the future. When we do a financial plan we are not calculating what has happened. What has happened is “set in stone.” It is an historical fact. No amount of…

Weaning 2014

We have been weaning for the past week or so. For the last 5 or 6 years we have used nose flaps to help us wean. We bring the herd in & separate the cows from the calves. Our cows are used to being handled so this is a fairly easy process. To make it…

Remberance Day Thoughts

Now She is a Teacher In September of 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren a history teacher at Valley Heights High School in Port Rowan, Ontario did something not to be forgotten. On the first day of school with the permission of the school superintendent, the principle & the building supervisor, she…