Register Online

DATES: 2 meetings: Friday & Saturday, November 18 - 19, 2022

  • Friday on Zoom, 7:00 - 9:00pm 

  • Saturday at 75 Acres, 9:00am - 4:00pm

FEE: $45

LOCATION: 75 Acres Field Hut, 3535 Education Drive

MODE OF DELIVERY: Hybrid: Live-Remote on Friday; In-Person on Saturday

INSTRUCTOR: Rob Rutherford

QUESTIONS: Contact Shelly Ingram or 628-888-4012

Meet the instructor

Rob Rutherford


Robert Rutherford is a Holistic Management Certified Educator and a graduate of UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science and Standard Secondary Teaching Credential for Ag Education and a Master of Science in Agriculture at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). Rob retired after serving for 39 years as a Professor of Animal Science at Cal Poly. Within that position, as well as teaching and advising students, he was charged with managing the sheep operations on campus, which entails grazing management in order to enhance resource function and productivity. During his tenure there, he was actively involved in both state and national sheep organizations, serving as state president. Following retirement, he has started a business entitled Whole Options LLC in order to continue to help land managers make better decisions toward a sustainable future.