Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast

Episode 18: Sorting through CDFA’s Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship Program

Dr. Marissa Silva, a veterinarian with the California Dept. of Food and Ag, comes on the podcast to share all about what the state’s Antimicrobial Use & Stewardship program is, discuss the difference between antibiotic resistance and residue, highlight resources available to help producers with managing herd health and more.

Episode resources: 

General AUS page:
Veterinary Shortage:

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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!