CCA Officer

President Dave Daley, Ph.D.

In addition to being a well-known animal scientist, educator and agriculture advocate, Butte County’s Dave Daley is primarily a rancher. Dave Daley was elected to serve a two year term as CCA President in Sparks, Nev. at the 100th CCA & CCW Annual Convention.

Daley runs the family ranch near Oroville alongside his children, Kyle, Kate and Rob, who are all passionate about the family business. Daley is also a professor of animal science and associate dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University, Chico, where he has been influential in the lives of up-and-coming young cattlemen throughout the state.

Daley’s experience as a cow-calf producer and an educator make him invaluable to CCA and California’s beef producers. In addition to being heavily involved with CCA, Daley is also a past-president of Butte County Cattlemen’s Association, has been active in land use issues for the Farm Bureau and cattlemen; was a member of the University of California’s Animal Welfare Task Force, and co-chair of CCA’s Animal Welfare Task Force. He also serves as advisor to the Young Cattlemen’s Association at Chico State.

As a 5th generation rancher, and long-time public lands rancher in the Sierra Nevada, Dave is actively involved in protecting rancher's ability to graze public lands and serves on the Public Lands Council Board of Directors. Dave also serves nationally on the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Board of Directors. 

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