Past Workshops

Kirk Gadzia

Saturday, June 27, 2015 

Kea’au, Hawai’i

A Certified Educator with Holistic Management International, he has over 20 years of experience teaching the concepts of Holistic Management® worldwide. Combined with his extensive international consulting work on many agricultural operations, he is uniquely qualified to help you achieve your learning objectives. Kirk works directly with producers to achieve profitability and sustainability in their operations.Years of assisting people on the land helps Kirk approach the course in an interactive, hands-on style. His courses are known for a relaxed atmosphere, open dialogue and practical real-life examples.

Alan Lauder

July 11, 2015, Kualoa Ranch

July 13, 2015, Farias Cattle Co

July 14, 2015, Piiholo Ranch 

July 15, 2015, Molokai Ranch

July 17, 2015, Waikii Ranch

“The Carbon Grazing principle relates to maximizing carbon flows. Good management of carbon flows is essential for sustainable food production.The Carbon Grazing principle is not new science, it is a new focus.”  Alan Lauder

Low Stress Animal Handling Workshop with Curt Pate 

May 6, 2015,  Molokai Ranch 

For more than a decade, Curt Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on stockmanship, colt starting, horsemanship and safety. His abilities conducting both horsemanship and stockmanship demonstrations along with his ability as an effective communicator have made him a sought after clinician both on the national and international scene.


September 12, 2015, Waimea State Conference Room

September 14, 2015, UH CTAHR Komohana Complex

Basic Livestock Nutrition 101 

Energy, Protein, digestibility values, livestock growth and milk curves, forage nutritional value, different types of forages. The principles and practical applications and numbers. Raising livestock on grass, the nutritional aspects of growing and finishing them for markets. Tips to help make good decisions about our feeds.