Business Intensive for Young Ranchers


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Business Intensive for Young Ranchers A Ranch Management Experience for Young Adults


Following on last year’s success we will once again be offering a
4-day, hands on intensive training for young adults wanting to develop business management skills in agriculture. 

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June 14-17, 2021 Rock Springs Ranch, Decker, MT

BBQ reception the evening of June 13th

Course begins 8 AM June 14th and concludes at noon on the 17th

Program is supported by Rock Springs Ranch (Frank Berlogar), Wally Olson, and the Plank Stewardship Initiative


Dallas Mount – Ranching For Profit Instructor, CEO of Ranch Management Consultants

Wally Olson – Olson Ranch LLC and Instructor of Marketing Schools

John Heyneman –Rancher and Board Chair for Padlock Ranch

Tris Munsick – Plank Stewardship Initiative

Jordan Steele – KFMA Ag Economist

Limited to 54 participants

Accommodation will be camping on the ranch. Campers/trailers are allowed or tent camping. There is also an indoor arena for sleeping bags/bed rolls. Showers and restrooms are available. Meals will be provided by a caterer on ranch.

$750 per participant includes meals and primitive accommodation


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  • Agenda

    Sunday June 13th: BBQ Reception

    Monday June 14th: 8 AM to Noon:

    • Circle of control/circle of concern
    • What is Profit?
    • The 3 Secrets to Increase Profit

    1-9 PM – Rock Springs Ranch Tour, dinner on ranch hosted by Rock Springs Ranch

    Tuesday June 15th: 8 AM to Noon:

    • Application of Economic Theory
    • Case Study of Example Ranches
    • Understanding what the numbers mean

    Tuesday Afternoon – Padlock Ranch Tour – Leadership of people

    Wednesday June 16th: 8 AM to Noon:

    • Why Grazing Management Matters
    • Soil then Plants, then Animals

    Wednesday Afternoon – Bauer Ranch Tour – Getting started from scratch, sheep and irrigated pasture grazing

    Wednesday Evening – Celebration Dinner with entertainment by Tris Munsick

    Thursday June 17th: Morning:

    • Putting it all together.
    • Strategic Planning and Action Plans.
  • Payment and Cancellation Policy

    Cost of the program is $750 per participant.  This includes tuition, all meals and primitive lodging.

    We are accepting a maximum of 54 participants and we expect this program will fill quickly.

    Registration is not complete until full payment is made.  

    Cancellation policy: $50 cancellation fee for cancellations between time of registration and June 1st. No refunds if cancellation is received after June 1st.