Holistic management, as described by Allan Savory in the books Holistic Resource Management (Island Press, 1988) and the revised edition, Holistic Management (Island Press, 2001), has been practiced by thousands of people around the world to profitably restore and promote the health of their land through practices that mimic nature, and by many others who have sought a more rewarding personal or family life. Holistic Management Handbook offers a detailed explanation of the planning procedures presented in those books and gives step-by-step guidance for implementing holistic management on a ranch or farm.Holistic Management and Holistic Management Handbook are essential reading for anyone involved with land management and stewardship, and together represent an indispensable guide for individuals interested in making better decisions within their organizations or in any aspect of their personal or professional lives.... remember the following: $/head, $/acre, miles/hour, pounds/ square inch, and so on are written like fractions, because they are. ... In any case, you must develop a full financial plan to make sure that all your fixed costs are in fact paid. ... The farmer whose hand calculator proves that cotton yields more bucks per acre than alfalfa on the strength of a gross ... The family that made a killing in strawberries this year should not necessarily cut down an apple orchard to double the berry cropanbsp;...
|Title||:||Holistic Management Handbook|
|Author||:||Jody Butterfield, Sam Bingham, Allan Savory|
|Publisher||:||Island Press - 2006-09-01|