Introduction to Holistic Management

April 26, 2017 - April 27, 2017 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lake City Research Center, 5401 W. Jennings Rd, Lake City, MI 49651

Introduction to Holistic Management

An introduction will be given on the following topics:

  • Key insights supporting holistic management
  • Reading the land’s ecosystem processes
  • Understanding our use of tools on the land
  • How to make decisions looking at economic, cological, and social needs simultaneously
  • How to plan for a profit, choose enterprises,and prioritize expenses
  • How to plan and pay for infrastructure improvements
  • How to monitor for biological capital growth
  • How to plan for animals to be at the right place, at the right time, and for the right reasons

Why this information is important: Understanding holistic management allows for you to plan, manage, and grow your business to build wealth while building biological capital, and meeting the needs of the people involved.

Light Breakfast, snacks and lunch included with registration

Location: Lake City Research Center
5401 W. Jennings Road
Lake City, MI 49651

$150.00 per participant. $75.00 for the second person from the same farm. Registration is limited to 20 people. A minimum of 2 on-farm decision makers are encouraged but not required to attend.

Please register by April 18, 2017 at  or by sending a check payable to Michigan State University to the address above. Please be sure to include names of all attendees, as well as email addresses. For help with registration, please contact Carla at:

You can also download the flyer for the event here: Holistic_Mgt_Flyer.pdf

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