“When things are in flux, a sense of purpose and a set of common values enable people to work together effectively. If the twentieth century gave rise to knowledge workers with deep expertise, the twenty-first century will require leaders who can foster integrative thinking and collaboration across fields and specialties. Collaboration, not coordination, will be the task of management.”
- Peter Drucker
Overall Ranch Management
Many ranch owners today live away from their properties and depend on professional management to oversee their land. We provide all facets of ranch management, including finance, staff oversight, agriculture, hunting/recreation, facilities, outreach, public relations, human resources, government agency relations, and long-term ranch plannnig. Call for more details.
Landlord/Tenant grazing leases
Landowners who lease their grazing rights to tenants often have incentives structures that are not aligned. Landowners seek a revenue stream from the lease and also want their properties maintained over the longer term. The tenant, on the other hand, seeks to generate revenue above and beyond the fixed cost of the lease. This often results in too many cattle being run, too high of utilization rates on forage, and depletion of the resource over time. Our incentives-based lease agreement provides contingencies designed to align the interests of landowners and tenants in pasture leases. Both short-term and long-term incentives become aligned, and the landowner/tenant relationship becomes much more transparent and durable.
Fencing designed to hold livestock represents a major capital outlay for landowners. A well-designed fence may last decades, or may cause headaches through costly repairs and replacement in a few short years. Choice of fencing and location are paramount in minimizing cost, reducing conflicts with wildlife, and ultimately utility of the fence. Our fencing design service maximizes livestock containment while minimizing cost.