SCLC 2022 Gin-Fizz Breakfast Guest Speaker

Posted at 1:30 PM on Dec 31, 2021

The Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference's annual Gin-Fizz breakfast is fast approaching!  We're excited to share the Guest Speaker for the 2022 event -- Dave Daley!

Dave Daley is a fifth-generation commercial cattle producer from Butte County, running the family ranch near Oroville alongside his son Kyle. Daley is also a leader in California's beef industry, holding leadership positions on the local, state, and national levels.

Daley's family has had cattle on US Forest Service grazing permits in the Plumas National Forest for generations, making him well versed in the issues public lands ranchers face and passionate about preserving public lands grazing, leading him to serve in multiple leadership positions. He is currently chair of the California Public Lands Council, chair of the Public Lands Council Forest Service Committee, and chair of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Federal Lands Committee.

For more than 30 years, through is involvement with the College of Agriculture at California State University, Chico, Daley has also been influential in the lives of other current and up-and-coming young cattlemen throughout the state. He recently served as the Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University and was an animal science professor at the University for many years. Today, Daley is still involved with the University through his role as farm administrator for the Paul L. Byrne University Farm.

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Daley's experiences as a cow-calf producer and an educator make him invaluable to California's beef producers and the state's cattle industry. In addition to his public land-related leadership roles, he currently serves as chairmen of the California Cattle Council. Daley is also the immediate past president of the California Cattlemen's Association, a past-president of the Butte County Cattlemen's Association, was a member of the University of California's Animal Welfare Task Force, and served as co-chair of CCA's Animal Welfare Task Force.