Featuring Ray Archuleta, Gabe Brown, Michael Thiele, Allen Williams


Soil Health Academy Presents
Regenerative Farming & Ranching

3 Days of In-depth Classroom and Hands-on Field Training

Manitoba Beef and Forages Initiative Learning Center

Junction of Highways 10 and 353

Brandon, Manitoba 

(11 miles North of Brandon on #10)

July 16-18, 2019

  • Ray Archuleta
    Ray Archuleta
  • Gabe Brown
    Gabe Brown
  • Michael Thiele
    Michael Thiele
  • Allen Williams
    Allen Williams

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone that want to take their farm/ranch to the next level. This course will examine all aspects of regenerative farming and ranching, soil health, plant health, and animal health. Hands-on experience will be heavily emphasized. 

This is a power-packed three days that will change your farm or ranch should be and can be. Taught by highly experienced and regenerative farmers.

Participants will work in teams to solve real-world grazing problems and sharpen their skills. 

What You Will Learn:

Principles of Soil Health & Adaptive Stewardship
Restoring Vibrant Ecosystems Through Adaptive Grazing
Making Grazing Highly Profitable & Desirable
Successful Marketing: Strategies for Enhanced Net Margins
Nutrient Management
Designing Cover Crop Mixes
Farm Economics and Whole Farm Planning

Topics Addressed:

How to keep more money in your pocket
Determining paddock size
Plant Brix: How to Measure & How To Use
Paddock construction and layout
Soil health demonstrations
Rainfall simulator
Five soil health principles
Three principles of adaptive stewardship
Understanding the soil’s spheres
How to use the ‘shovel’ test
How to use the cover crop calculator
How to use field aggregate stability test
Understanding Haney soil test
Determining soil water infiltration rates
Forage Biomass determination
Paddock construction and layout
How to address resource concerns
Pest and disease control through bio diversity
How to increase your farm’s resilience
Impact of chemical, biological, physical disturbance

What you will learn...

How to increase farm/ranch profitability and get out of the debt trap

How to decrease impact of drought of flooding through significantly increased soil water infiltration rates and soil aggregation

How to increase organic matter, regenerate soil health, and realize greater profit per acre

Integrated pest management strategies

Designing multi-species cover crop mixes that tap free N, unlock bound P&K, improve water infiltration, and reduce fertilizer inputs

Benefits of livestock integration into cropping systems

Agenda - Coming Soon

Registration includes all classes, digital course materials, and lunch each day!

Tuition of $1,275 

 $200 Discount for Full Time College Students 

With a paid registration at $1275, one immediate family member receives a $200 discount

Call for coupon code

Registration fees are in U.S. dollars


Comfort Inn Brandon

925 Middleton Ave.

Brandon, MB R7C 1A8

Phone(204) 727-6232 

Room rate $109 CND under Soil Health Academy

Rooms held till 30 days prior (June 16)