Tag Archives: Allan Savory

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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So Ya Got a Blank Grazing Chart. Now What?

By Troy Bishopp  via On Pasture Troy Bishopp has been working on making grazing planning easier for himself and his fellow farmers for quite awhile now. He’s found that grazing charts make it possible for him to successfully plan for his … Continue reading

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Ecologists Turn To Planned Grazing To Revive Grassland Soil

If you are one of those who foot the bill — a private rancher operating on your own land with your own money–you need to adopt planned grazing. And, you also need to be very, very leery of The Nature Conservancy. … Continue reading

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Using livestock to restore vegetation to arid land

We were blaming too many animals for causing desertification, when it was really too few. Yep, and that is exactly why conventional principles of range management (as taught for decades in university systems all over the world) have done more than … Continue reading

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Restoring Grasslands

Check out the interview with Alan Savory on  Radio New Zealand If the link does not work for you, use the URL: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/2557164/allan-savory-restoring-grasslands Alan Savory is President and co-founder of the Savory Institute, which promotes large-scale restoration of the world’s grasslands … Continue reading

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More on the Coming Water Crisis.

Looks like we must have struck a nerve with yesterday’s post 30 Facts About The Coming Water Crisis That Will Change The Lives Of Every Person On The Planet. At least we sure have received a lot of mail about … Continue reading

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: “Holism.” Say what?

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. Alan Savory and Stan Parsons dissolved their partnership in the early 1980s and went their separate ways. Stan founded the Ranching for Profit School and Alan … Continue reading

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