Season 2, Episode 18: Ranching on the Pt. Reyes National Seashore with Kevin Lunny

Season 2, Episode 18 Out Now! Our first Stories episode from the Point Reyes National Seashore. To listen now press play on the player below, search “Stories from California Cattle Country” on your preferred platform for streaming podcast episodes or click on one of the following links to go straight to it : Apple [...]

Season 2, Episode 18: Ranching on the Pt. Reyes National Seashore with Kevin Lunny2023-03-13T10:47:18-07:00

Season 2, Episode 17: Santa Maria Style BBQ & the Importance of Community with Wayne Stahl and Sue Benech

Season 2, Episode 17 Out Now! In this episode we speak with Wayne Stahl, an authority on Santa Maria BBQ and member of the Santa Maria Elks for over 50 years. We then speak with Sue Benech, a Santa Barbara rancher and biologist, who also attended the Elks dinner, about ranching in such [...]

Season 2, Episode 17: Santa Maria Style BBQ & the Importance of Community with Wayne Stahl and Sue Benech2023-02-27T12:28:59-08:00

Season 2, Episode 16: The Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale with Cheryl LaFranchi

Season 2, Episode 16 Out Now! In our previous episode we spoke with Cheryl LaFranchi about her ranch Oak Ridge Angus and its history... among other things. In this episode we meet up with her at the Red Bluff Bull & Gelding sale where she's selling 4 of her Angus Bulls. A bull [...]

Season 2, Episode 16: The Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale with Cheryl LaFranchi2023-02-27T12:30:46-08:00

Season 2, Episode 15: Cheryl LaFranchi at Oak Ridge Angus in Calistoga

Season 2, Episode 15 Out Now! We initially decided to visit Oak Ridge Angus to pursue an angle in regard to Bull Sales... it's a fascinating process and not something we'd covered before on this podcast. After some research and my interview with 3rd generation rancher Cheryl LaFranchi, there was a whole lot [...]

Season 2, Episode 15: Cheryl LaFranchi at Oak Ridge Angus in Calistoga2023-02-06T13:55:28-08:00

Season 2, Episode 14: Waterworld with Justin Oldfield at Daehling Ranch in Elk Grove

Season 2, Episode 14 Out Now! This episode addresses the almost unprecedented precipitation in California and its effect on a Northern Californian rancher. The effects are in no way localized with extensive flooding, road closures, power outages, mudslides, property damage and loss of lives extending the length of the state. The cause has [...]

Season 2, Episode 14: Waterworld with Justin Oldfield at Daehling Ranch in Elk Grove2023-01-16T15:42:37-08:00

Season 2, Episode 13: San Miguel and Parkfield with Kevin Kester

Season 2, Episode 13 Out Now! Join us for a conversation with lifelong Parkfield resident and rancher, Kevin Kester where we discuss the towns of San Miguel and Parkfield, the second oldest bar in California and the ranching benefits of commercial drones. To listen now press play on the player below, search “Stories [...]

Season 2, Episode 13: San Miguel and Parkfield with Kevin Kester2023-01-03T08:44:54-08:00

Season 2, Episode 12: The lovely, tiny town of Pozo with Steve Arnold

Season 2, Episode 12 Out Now! Pozo is set in a bowl shaped valley. In fact, the word Pozo translates to well or hole in Spanish. The town originated as a stop on the Butterfield Overland Main stagecoach. Pozo is currently home to a Fire station, the Pozo Saloon (a temporarily inactive Civil [...]

Season 2, Episode 12: The lovely, tiny town of Pozo with Steve Arnold2022-12-19T09:07:00-08:00

Season 2, Episode 11: Te Amo Livestock with Will Ingram and Kathi Carlson

Season 2, Episode 11 Out Now! Our recent visit to Te Amo Livestock in Gaviota gave us insight into rigors of ranch management. With one added complicating factor... not only is the ranch a fully functional cattle ranch... one of the largest producers in Santa Barbara county it's also an Underdeveloped Rural Residential [...]

Season 2, Episode 11: Te Amo Livestock with Will Ingram and Kathi Carlson2022-12-08T08:59:07-08:00

Season 2, Episode 10: Stories from… Stories from California Cattle Country

Season 2, Episode 10 Out Now! Stories from California Cattle Country is taking a week off for Thanksgiving. We thought it would be fun to explore some of the stories that ended up on the cutting room floor for one reason or another. My co-conspirator, Katie Roberti, called and we conducted a short [...]

Season 2, Episode 10: Stories from… Stories from California Cattle Country2022-12-08T09:06:04-08:00

Season 2, Episode 9: R.A. Atmore & Sons Ranch in Ventura

Season 2, Episode 9 Out Now! Running a biweekly podcast which includes travel to remote areas throughout the state meeting subjects with dynamic schedules can sometimes present occasional logistical issues. For our ninth episode of our second season we had lined up a few potential ranches which ultimately fell through. With a few [...]

Season 2, Episode 9: R.A. Atmore & Sons Ranch in Ventura2022-11-07T17:49:04-08:00
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