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    February Ventura County Cattlemen’s Association Meeting

    February Ventura County Cattlemen’s Association Meeting

    Ventura County Cattlemen’s Association





    Reminder: February Ventura County Cattlemen’s Association Meeting

    Date:  Wednesday, February 20th.

    Location: Hangar 126 in Santa Paula

    Time:  Social at 6:30 PM – Meeting begins at 7 PM

    On the agenda:

    • Update on the Planning Commission Hearing regarding the Wildlife Corridor and what’s next
    • National Cattlemen’s Association Convention debrief and updates from President Bev Bigger and Mike Williams
    • California Cattle Council – California Cattlemen’s President Mark Lacey along with Billy Gatlin, and Kirk Wilbur will be in attendance to talk about the referendum and answer your questions

    California is holding a referendum for producers (beef and dairy) to vote if we want to create a Cattle Council.  This will not be tied in any way to the Beef Check Off, and will be administered by a board of California Producers.  This Board will focus on live cattle issues, it cannot be used for legal defense or lobbying and can be used for research.  Voting is from 2/19 thought 3/22.  Producers should be receiving ballots about now. 

    Attached are a 1-page FAQ and the 2-page brochure with more info.  You can also find more info here:

    On behalf of President Bev Bigger and your VCCA Board of Directors we hope to see you at next week’s VCCA Meeting.

    If you have questions please contact:

    Bonnie Atmore 

    VCCA Secretary 

    805-814-2503 direct 

    We hope to see you at our next VCCA meeting.

    Ventura County Cattlemen’s Association Mission Statement:  

    To represent the beef cattle industry and Association members on issues before Ventura County government and local agencies. We must do the same on the State and National levels working with the California Cattlemen’s Association and in turn, the National Cattlemen’s Association.  To address the questions and needs of Ventura County beef cattle producers on local and regional issues through direct member contact from our elected officers and Board of Directors and a visible communications program. To maintain a public relations effort to keep a positive view of the beef cattle industry in the public eye through work with Ventura County Women for Agriculture, the California Cattlemen’s Association, California Cattlewomen, and the California Beef Council. To establish good media contacts in this effort.

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