4-day Holistic Planned Grazing and Herding

Learn how to get your cattle to the right place, at the right time & doing the right thing We know that most small-scale farmers dream of having ample grazing and water. Although many factors play a part in your ability to produce enough forage and water for your animals, there is much you can do, at little or no cost, to increase the amount of grass you can grow, which in turn feeds more animals and helps keep water in the soil, which helps regenerate your environment and your community.

Planned Grazing & Herding Dates

  • 26 to 29 June

Course Content

Holistic Management Overview:

What it is, how it can benefit you, your organisation and the communities you serve; why it is key to achieving social, economic and environmental health.

Ranch Tour:

Viewing the land a whole new way; land regeneration principles and evidence of successful restoration.

Community Visit

We visit and engage with a community that are managing their land and livestock holistically.

Land & Social Planning for Grazing:

Mapping grazing “paddocks” and water points, planning social infrastructure (committees, agreements) and physical infrastructure (predator-proof kraals, water storage and delivery for large herds) .

Holistic Planned Grazing:

Getting livestock to the right place at the right time and with the right behavior.

Herding to a Holistic Grazing Plan

Implementing the grazing plan using low-stress herding and handling techniques.

Follow up Support

ACHM also provides follow-up support as graduates implement the programme in communities. Our facilitators have years of experience in implementing programmes themselves and can help build the confidence of graduates as they coach them through challenges they are likely to experience, making sure they learn from them. Additional fees apply.