A podcast sorting through the issues impacting California's ranching families and producers.
Bonus episode: Sorting through regulatory changes with RTAP’s Noah Lopez
Who doesn't love a surprise, bonus episode? RTAP’s Noah Lopez is back on the podcast to give producers a quick reminder about the SWRCB's Annual Water Diversion and Use Reporting deadline coming up on Feb. 1. He also shares about a truck regulation from the California Air Resources Board that went into effect on Jan. 1 which could potentially impact some producers.
In the last few minutes, Katie and Noah discuss a few of the issues and work RTAP has helped ranchers with to date.
Have a question for RTAP? Contact Noah and Jack at (916) 409-6902 or visit https://www.calcattlemenfoundation.org/rtap.
RTAP is made available with support from the California Cattle Council.
S3 E2: Sorting through California State Treasurer Fiona Ma's curiosity
California State Treasurer Fiona Ma comes on the podcast to talk directly to California’s beef producers and ranching community. Hear about her role as treasurer for the 5th largest economy in the world, how the State Treasurer's office can help ranchers, how Fiona's curiosity has led her to learn about California agriculture, why Fiona's made it a point to be at CCA's events and to connect with California's ranching community and more.
Have another question for Fiona? Email it to her at AskFiona@treasurer.ca.gov.
S3 E1: Sorting through getting to know CCA’s new officers
CCA Second Vice Presidents Mike McCluskey and Frank Imhof are our guests on this first episode of Season 3 of Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast. In this quick 20 minutes learn about each of them and their reasons for wanting to serve on CCA’s officer team for the next two years. Make sure to listen to the full episode for an update on CCA’s upcoming building move too.
S2 E25: Sorting through getting to know CCA's 51st President
In this final episode of season two, get to know San Luis Obispo County cattleman Steve Arnold as he will lead CCA as president over the next two years.
S2 E24: Sorting through one last episode with CCA President Tony Toso
Before ending his term as CCA President, Tony Toso comes on the podcast to talk about his two years leading the Association. Hear about some of his favorite wins and parts of his presidency. Later in the episode we talk about what he’s seeing as far as water availability throughout the state as an ag appraiser.
S2 E23: Sorting through thanking our veterans
California cattle ranchers June and Kevin Kester come on the podcast to share about some of the ways they are giving back to veterans. Hear about a recent Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. they were part of and how the National Cattlemen's Beef Association helped make that trip extra special for the group of veterans from California's Central Coast including Past CCA President and veteran, John Lacey.
Watch NCBA's Cattlemen to Cattlemen's Veterans Day Special
It’s a Veterans Day special as we salute men and women who have served in the military and worked in agriculture. Plus, how a group of veterans were honored by NCBA on their recent trip to Washington, D.C.
Learn more about Honor Flight and getting involved at www.HonorFlight.org.