Category Archives: Savory Grazing Method

Understanding grazing systems is not easy

Grazing plans integrate the biology of plants and animals. Grass is the mainstay of a grazing plan, and the subsequent understanding and implementation of grazing can be overwhelming at times. Immediately, in the first paragraph, this college boy left out the … Continue reading

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2015 Leopold Conservation Award

ColoradoCattlemen       FOLLOW FLYOVER PRESS ON FACEBOOK Check out our WebSite Check out our e-Store Planned Grazing: A Study Guide and Reference Manual. This is the ideal squeal to A Handbook for Ranch Managers.  Although the ecological principles remain the same, what … Continue reading

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Perception shift: Livestock to the rescue

Perhaps one day public opinion will align with what Allan Savory told farmers and ranchers in Chico: “You in the room are the most important people in the world.” And from the Western Livestock Journal, no less! Looks like the … Continue reading

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Perception shift: Livestock to the rescue

…the entire crowd seemed to erupt with applause each time certain concepts were brought up—concepts such as liberty, in dependence (sic), decentralization, self-sustaining systems, healthy food, healthy people, vibrant communities, and saving green open spaces. What ever happened to private … Continue reading

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Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands of Mexico

This is very near where we lived for a year while I did the research for my PhD dissertation. I love that place and miss it greatly. I’d be there now if we didn’t have so much invested in real … Continue reading

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Holistic Management: Another Tool In Your Kit Bag

This introduction to this article is extracted from the preface to my new book Planned Grazing: A Study Guide and Field Manual (see below). But first, please realize that “Holistic Planning” is not a grazing system. It is a planning method with … Continue reading

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Response to George Monbiot

There is no doubt but what Allan Savory is one of the most brilliant men to have ever lived. Anywhere his method is properly applied the health of the environment improves. So, if the method is so great, then why … Continue reading

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Eat more meat and save the world: the latest implausible farming miracle

It is rightfully said that no two ranchers ever agreed on anything except what the third one was doing wrong. As this article demonstrates, that principle seems to carry over to range managers and grazing “experts.” But the really sad … Continue reading

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INVISIBLE FENCES: AN INTERVIEW WITH DEAN ANDERSON

A bit lengthy but well worth the read. The technology is not yet fully cost effective when compared to the latest electric fencing technology. But compared to building a standard, barbed (or net) wire conventional fence, it is indeed less … Continue reading

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My best employee ever!

by Steve Kenyon in Canadian Cattlemen When you run a business, it is always important to make sure you find and keep really good employees. To do this you need to follow a couple of simple rules. First, you need to make … Continue reading

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