New Episode of Storting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast
A new episode of Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast is out now! In this episode Katie sits down with CCA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, Kirk Wilbur to discuss the end of the legislative session and CCA’s wins over the course of the year. To listen to the episode click here.
California Cattle Council and Beef Council Seek Nominees for Board of Directors
The California Beef Council and California Cattle Council are looking for producers to serve on their Board of Directors.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or would like to submit an application please email Billy Gatlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to November 16 for Most Californians
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it has extended until November 16 the deadline for Californians in every county except Lassen, Modoc and Shasta counties to file their 2022 federal income tax returns. California’s Franchise Tax Board has announced that it has correspondingly extended the deadline for residents of 55 counties to file their state income tax returns.
USDA’s FSA Extends Storm Assistance Deadline
The California State office of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced that producers impacted by this winter’s severe storms have until December 29 to apply for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). All California counties that were impacted by severe storms or subsequent flooding from December 2022 through April 2023 are eligible for the ECP. For additional details, see FSA’s announcement, here.
2023 Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV)
From the California Department of Food and Agriculture Animal Health Branch
The VSV incident and situation in California remains active and ongoing, and continues to require vigilance throughout the state. Ongoing and active outreach to encourage prompt reporting of suspect lesions in horses and susceptible livestock and an immediate movement of any suspect animals will continue to assist with preventing virus spread by infected animals. To download the most recent information sheet, click here. To learn more, see the August 14 edition of Legislative Bulletin.
National Cattlemen’s Foundation Encourages Undergraduate Students to Apply for Beef Industry Scholarship
The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) is encouraging undergraduate students to apply for the 2024 CME Group Beef Industry Scholarship. The application deadline is Nov. 10, 12pm CT. For more information and to apply click here.
107th CCA + CCW Annual Convention Attendee Registration Open
Attendee registration for the 2023 CCA/CCW Convention is now open! Register, reserve your room in CCA’s room block and get more information at https://calcattlemen.org/convention2023. An updated convention schedule can be viewed here. Click the links below for more resources related to the event. Attendee Registration | Reserve your Tradeshow Booth Now | Sponsorship Opportunities.