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Koopmann Ranch Episode Out Now!

In this episode, our first episode, we visit Koopmann Ranch in Sunol, California. We tour the ranch with Tim Koopmann a 3rd generation rancher and discuss how Koopmann Ranch has been sustained for over 100 years while navigating the federal inheritance tax and how a small salamander among other vulnerable species helped save his ranch from insolvency.

We later sit down with Tim’s son and daughter-in-law, Clayton & Natalie Koopmann to discuss the future of the ranch and their newly formed retail operation.

Then we make them some burgers.

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 Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

Scenes from the Episode

Koopmann Ranch
Koopmann Ranch
Koopmann Ranch

Stories from California Cattle Country takes listeners to some of the most beautiful parts of this diverse state to learn more about the people and practices of ranches and dairies. Follow our host, Ryan as he darts around the state meeting cattle ranchers and dairy farmers learning about the animals and land they care for everyday.

This podcast is produced by the California Cattlemen’s Foundation with support from the California Cattle Council.