This book describes a set of techniques that has been practiced by thousands of people around the world to profitably restore and promote the health of their land. By mimicking natural processes, this approach has helped people to manage their ranches or farms and find more rewarding personal or family lives.
Holistic Management Handbook offers a detailed explanation of the planning procedures presented in that book, and gives step-bystep guidance for implementing Holistic Management on a ranch or farm. The handbook comprises four parts that cover financial planning, grazing planning, biological monitoring, and land planning. Each part is divided into two sections: the first outlines basic concepts and techniques while the second gives step-by-step procedures for getting the plan on paper, monitoring it, and adjusting it. Appendixes summarize the testing guidelines, present worksheets to assist with the planning procedures, offer scenarios to help interpret monitoring, and provide additional information on various grazing options.
Softcover, 248 pages