Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast

Episode 9: Sorting through the bee business with two California beekeepers and WSR agent Stephanie Myers

This episode of Sorting Pen is a conversation we originally recorded for WSR’s Insurance Unscripted Podcast!

In this episode, host Katie Roberti talks with two California beekeepers on the current challenges and issues facing beekeepers and the industry. Hear how the challenges of the bee business compare to those of ranching, and how the opportunities and challenges the American Beekeeping Federation is tackling are similar to those of CCA’s and other agricultural groups.

Guests on the episode with Katie:

  • Jay Miller, owner of J2 Honey Company and incoming president of the American Beekeeping Federation
  • Dylan Kelly, owner of Ag Pollen Apiaries and beekeeper
  • Stephanie Myers, co-owner of WSR, apiculture sales manager and fourth generation cattle rancher

WSR Insurance is the exclusive insurance broker of the California Cattlemen’s Association.



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!