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California Community Colleges partners with the Jefferson Center to bring hands-on Holistic Management training to students

A typical job posting sent to the Jefferson Center looks like this: NOW HIRING: Livestock Assistant Caney Fork Farm is seeking a full-time livestock assistant to help supervise cattle, sheep, hog and avian operations. Knowledge of Holistic Management grazing is required. “On a regular basis, we are contacted by progressive land management operations, ranches, farms,

Jefferson Center work study program, holistic management, moving cattle

Jefferson Center Immersion Program Journals

The following post is written by the Jefferson Center’s immersion program participant, Willie Canseco from Austin, Texas.    My name is Willie Canseco. I’m a student from Del Rio, Texas, a city on the U.S.-Mexico border. I attend Hampshire College in Western Massachusetts, where I hope to steer my studies toward regenerative agriculture. My family raises beef cattle;

Indian Valley Academy scholarship winners 2014, holistic management, grazing for change, western regional grazing conference

Indian Valley Academy Ag Leadership Students Win Buel Mouser Memorial Scholarship

Five students from Indian Valley Academy’s  Future Farmers of America (FFA) Ag Leadership class will attend the Western Regional Grazing Conference: Grazing for Change at Chico State in February on a scholarship. The FFA students applied to the scholarship program, facilitated by the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management, and completed a formal interview process in

We are thankful for you

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is about good food, family and the practice of being grateful–something the pace of our lives and the nature of our culture rarely provides. So on this day of thanks–we want to say thank you to you. We are grateful first and always for our daughter. This year, for

Plumas-Sierra Cattlemen’s Association: our first holistic management presentation

Abbey and Spencer’s holistic management presentation at the Plumas Sierra Cattlemen’s Association meeting Spencer explains grazing timing and animal impact Spencer entertains, as usual  Thank you to the Plumas Sierra Cattlemen’s Association, especially Carolyn and Rick Roberti, for allowing us the opportunity to present our project at their Spring meeting. My parents, brother and daughter

The Kenyan Savory Hub

Meet our Kenyan counterparts and new friends the Wood family. They are also in the hub accreditation process with us. We have a lot in common as parents of young children–but their children see zebra, giraffe, elephants when they go riding with their parents. Maezy sees big horn sheep, antelope, jack rabbits and horny toads.