Joshua and Tara Dukart have been practicing Holistic Management since 2008 by identifying and working toward their financial, environmental, and social goals. They speak, teach, consult, and coach upon request throughout the
United States and Internationally.
Their ranch in Western North Dakota focuses on using the principles of Holistic Management to regenerate and enhance their land, animals, quality of life, finances, and community. They have made major career changes, important family decisions and managed resources with the help of the Holistic Context they created together.
Joshua is a Certified Educator of Holistic Management. He holds a degree in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering from North Dakota State University. His career has spanned from engineer and conservationist to educator,
rancher and business owner.
The Soil & Water Conservation Society selected Joshua as their Harold & Kay Scholl Excellence in Conservation Award recipient in 2017. Cattle Business Weekly presented Joshua with a Top 10 National Industry Leaders Award in 2015 and Joshua was recognized as one of North Dakota’s Top 40 Professionals Under Age 40 in 2012.
Tara has a passion for learning, teaching, community building, healthy habit-forming, effective communication and optimal health. Tara holds degrees in Elementary and English Education. Her teaching career began in the Taranaki region of New Zealand. In the US, Tara taught remedial reading & math at the elementary level and language arts & writing classes at the middle school level. Over the past 14 years, Tara has been studying and training in physical & psychological health through natural, holistic approaches. She coaches & consults individuals & families on nutrition, healthy immune & digestive systems, stress-reduction, hormone regulation, inflammation & pain elimination, quality sleep,
natural energy, and using intentional language to improve mental health & relationships with others.
Tara also proudly direct-markets the ranch's high quality grassfed beef.
Through vision and faith, Joshua & Tara aspire to not just conserve, but regenerate landscapes, farming and ranching businesses and help create win-win situations for families, communities, business teams and organizations. They firmly believe that wealth can be generated in a variety of ways: biologically, financially, and socially. Joshua & Tara also enjoy raising & home-educating their 3 inquisitive children, who are delightfully helpful in asking questions—an important component of the Seek First Ranch mission.
You were created by a powerful & almighty God in His priceless image with intention & for a purpose.
You & your Family or Team can identify your individual God-given talents, strengths & abilities along with your learned & acquired skills to achieve the life & mission He designed for you.
Ranchers, Farmers & other Professionals have a unique ability to simultaneously & synergistically regenerate soils, build healthy profits & achieve their desired Quality of Life & relationships.
Parents & older Generations can be fully Equipped to model effective communication, autonomy, purpose & vision to help empower their children & younger generations for learning opportunities & successes.
Your Time is Now.
You will Do Great Things.
We can Help You Find Your Way - the way that works for you - by Helping you ASK the RIGHT QUESTIONS.
It all STARTS with your 'WHY'.