Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast

Episode 20: Sorting through PAC dollars, potential shutdowns and passing a Farm Bill

Having recently been on Capitol Hill, Central Coast cattle rancher Kevin Kester discusses the current situation in Washington, D.C. On this episode hear:

  • How the odds of a government shutdown became high
  • What the road to getting a new Farm Bill passed may look like
  • Why dollars given to CCA’s political action committee are crucial.


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!