First: The Bottom Line. Ranches that have converted from conventional management practices to our method have seen up to four fold increases in rangeland carrying capacity and increases in profits of up to 300%.

Google Ranch Managers WindmillLand & Livestock International, Inc. is a leading agribusiness management firm providing a complete line of services to the range livestock industry.

We provide educational, management and consulting services with a focus on ecologically and financially sustainable land management that will enhance natural processes (water and mineral cycles, energy flow and community dynamics) while enhancing profits and steadily building wealth.

Our Approach to Management

We recognize that natural systems function as wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts. Every decision impacts the whole system.

Our approach to land management is a circular and never ending process of planning, implementation, monitoring, controlling, correcting unfavorable variances and re-planning.

It seamlessly integrates grazing, livestock, land and financial planning with financial and biological monitoring, control and re-planning.It views the land, livestock, people and money as one.

Our approach is comprehensive and adaptive, meaning that we take into account changing circumstances such as drought, herd size and seasonal fluctuations in weather.

We use (and will teach you to use) a planning process that was developed over hundreds of years by the militaries of the Western World in situations where critical decisions have to be made quickly and decisively while under stress. This type of planning follows a logical, step-by-step process where each decision is made in a manner that takes full consideration of those made before it.

We will also show you an objective method of setting priorities that ensures you will always, year in and year out, maximize profits, maintain a positive cash flow, avoid debt crises, and continuously build wealth while you improve the land upon which you live and we all depend.

You will learn to create your “ideal plan” then implement that plan incrementally as your financial position allows it with priorities being set in light of your overall strategic goal.

Our Approach to the Land and Environment

We respect the fact that ecosystems are complex, intricate webs of life entwined in such ways that no mortal man has yet to fully understand. We do not advocate forcing the land to fit our demands with strong armed, high energy consumptive, agronomic methods. To the contrary, we adapt our methods to the environment.

A Thomson's Gazelle at Serengeti National Park...

A Thomson’s Gazelle at Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

In 1976, S.J. McNauthton explained it well in Science Magazine with reference to Serengeti National Park in Africa: “Over the four day period it took for the wildebeest to pass through the area, they had a seemingly devastating impact on the plant community reducing green biomass by 84.9 percent, plant height by 56 percent and biomass concentration by 65.7 percent. In the previously grazed area, re-growth after grazing was a result of vigorous tillering. By 3 weeks after wildebeest passage, a grazing lawn with a high biomass had been produced, and Thompson’s Gazelle were entering the area. In addition to converting a senescent plant community into a productive one, it seems that wildebeest grazing substantially improves forage quality.”

And this is exactly what we do using the energy of herd animals (cows in lieu of wildebeests) instead of expensive fossil fuel energy (machinery, herbicides, fertilizers, etc.) while leaving room for deer, pronghorn, elk, Barbary sheep, etc. in lieu of Thompson’s Gazelle.

Barbary Sheep at the Wildlife Ranch in San Ant...

Barbary Sheep at the Wildlife Ranch in San Antonio, TX.

We do not manage for any particular species. We manage for the health of the ecosystem as a whole. The biodiversity created in the process increases the populations of all living creatures from soil microbes to insects to birds (including game birds like dove, quail, ducks and geese).

Consider all of this together and you can see why we can say, with confidence, that converting from conventional management practices to our method can increase your rangeland carrying capacity four fold and your profits by up to 300%.

Services Available

Our consulting and management services range from short-term consulting to turn-key whole ranch master planning and management for absentee owners.

Practitioner training ranges from half-day introductory workshops to week-long courses to a 12-month comprehensive ranch and rangeland management course.

We lease land and custom graze livestock.

We are looking for investors who are interested in the investment potential of rural land and would like to be a part of an environmentally sound, sustainable and profitable ranch.

Browse our site on the web at www.landandlivestockinternational.com and contact us.

Contact Us: If the links won’t work for you, copy and paste the following email address onto the “To” line of your email: info@landandlivestockinternational.com

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