Welcome to the Central Coast Chapter

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COVID-19 Resources

CAPCA has compiled this list of resources for our members. While our goal is to provide up-to-date information, please be aware that information regarding COVID-19 is constantly changing. We recommend that you continue to follow CDC, State and local guidelines as they are available. Guidance on Closure of Sectors in Response to COVID-19: Updated July […]

UCCE sounds alarm on looming insect threat

The spotted lanternfly is a major threat to numerous crops in California. Jeannette Warnert | May 14, 2020 Strikingly beautiful with a striped yellow abdomen and ruby red and black polka dot wings, the spotted lanternfly’s esthetic appeal belies its destructive nature. “Spotted lanternfly is a major threat to apples, grapes, stone fruits, roses, landscape […]

Online CE for Members

For a limited time, CAPCA is offering free online CE to 2020 Members.  We are working everyday to help our members receive CE hours in the face of the COVID pandemic. Access online CE now, or Become a Member today

CDFA works to maintain Food Supply

Thanks in large part to PCAs doing their jobs despite the global situation. CDFA works during COVID-19 Pandemic to Facilitate Safe, Healthy Food Supply. The Full Article can be found HERE

Legislative Report 2019

By George Soares   Every year the California State Legislature has about nine months—roughly January to September—to conduct its business. Thousands of legislative proposals, usually shaped in the prior Fall months, began their tortured journey through policy and appropriations committees, and Senate and Assembly Floor votes, with some ending up on the Governor’s desk for […]

Meeting Information

Second Tuesday of each month
7am – 8am
McClintock’s, Arroyo Grande
Contact: Danilu Ramirez (805) 345-5418

Key Contacts

Danilu Ramirez

Central Coast Chapter President
P: (805) 363-0761

Nic Vanherweg

Central Coast State Director
P: (805) 668-9690

Martin Settevendemie

San Luis Obispo County Ag Commissioner

2156 Sierra Way, Suite A
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-4556
(805) 781-5910


Cathleen Fisher

Santa Barbara County Ag Commissioner

263 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110-1335
(805) 681-5600


Meet Cathy