Lecturer, Poultry Instructor and Internship Coordinator
Biography: Michelle L. Ganci of Clovis is owner and operator of California Poultry Consultants,
who consult in all aspects of poultry production and operation throughout California.
Ganci also teaches agriculture on a part-time basis at Reedley College and California
State University, Fresno, and is active in many business and civic organizations state
wide. Ganci and her husband Gary also are owners of California Utility Consultants,
which handles utility design for residential and commercial developments from Redding
to San Diego.
Ganci chairs the National Affairs and Research Division, Animal Health and Welfare Advisory Committee for the California Farm Bureau Federation, as well as serving on the Executive Committee and as Poultry Chair for the Fresno County Farm Bureau.
Ganci is past president of the Agricultural Advisory Committee and Agricultural Backers Council for Reedley College and enjoys agricultural scholarship fund-raising and working with student interns in that capacity. She is a professional livestock and meats judge and travels throughout the western U.S. judging 4-H, FFA, and “open” livestock events each year.
Ganci is a proud member of the Assistance League of Fresno where she is chair of “Operation School Bell,” a project which clothes needy children in Fresno County schools. She also is a member of the Clovis Rodeo Association.
Ganci has a Master’s of Science degree in general agriculture with an emphasis in agricultural education from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in animal science with an emphasis in meat technology from California State University, Fresno.