New Episode of Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast
A new episode of Sorting Pen: The California Cattleman Podcast is out now. In this week’s episode, CCA Feeder Chair Joe Dan Cameron and Vice Chair Mike Sulpizio join Katie on the podcast to provide an update on the feeder sector of California’s beef industry. To listen to the episode click here.
CCA Wolf Policy Subcommittee to Meet During Annual Convention
CCA’s Wolf Policy Subcommittee will meet at 7:00am on Thursday, November 30 in conjunction with the 107th Annual CCA Convention at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nev. The meeting will be focused on the California Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Wolf Compensation Pilot Program and will feature Dr. Ken Tate and Dr. Tina Saitone from University of California Cooperative Extension.
The intent of the meeting is to identify future needs for the Wolf Compensation Program and provide CCA staff additional direction for lobbying California lawmakers and regulators.
The meeting is open to all CCA members interested in wolf policy matters.
The meeting is reflected on CCA’s tentative Convention schedule, here. Registration and additional information regarding CCA’s Annual Convention is available 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.