The California Cattle Council has no affiliation with the California Beef Council. The California Cattle Council, is a separate organization to work on live cattle issues important to California cattle producers, not just the marketing and promotion of beef. Unlike the California Beef Council, the California Cattle Council uses resources to defend and promote cattle [...]
The California Cattle Council is not subject to the federal beef checkoff program. Additionally it is not influenced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). All funds stay in California.
The California Cattle Council Board of Directors is comprised of cattle producers who direct the activities of the Council and select funding priorities. All producers are eligible to serve on the board and all members of our board are appointed by the California Secretary of Agriculture.
On April 5, 2019, The California Cattle Council became fully operative after the California Department of Food and Agriculture announced the results of the recent California Cattle Council Referendum on April 5. With 68 percent of the results being votes in favor of implementation, the referendum passed with the needed majority and was declared operative [...]
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