Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast

Episode 4: Prices, people and predictions with Matt Macfarlane

Celebrating 20 years with The California Cattleman Magazine, Matt Macfarlane joins Katie for this episode. Listen as he shares insights from the fall bull sale run in the West so far, and talks about some of the people he’s worked with and changes he’s seen in the industry over the years. Also tune in to find out why he says this on the episode, “Strap your hats on. It’s gonna get Western.”

Get in touch with Matt: Producers can reach out by calling (916) 803-3113 or emailing

Matt Macfarlane taking bids

About the Podcast: Everyday, The California Cattlemen’s Association is sorting through the issues impacting California’s ranching families and producers. To communicate those issues, discuss solutions and keep ranchers current on the hot topics CCA leadership has developed this podcast.

In each episode we will be talking with CCA leadership and leading experts on issues specific to ranching and producing beef in California. Tune in every other Monday to hear updates on legislative and regulatory fronts in Sacramento, deep-dives into current events, challenges and more!