Staff Profile

Michael Ackley-Grady


Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin FARMS Leadership Program Coordinator


Michael grew up in Sacramento, California and was an active member of both 4-H and FFA. His passion has always been raising and showing livestock and the agriculture industry. He competed throughout California, as well as nationally, showing hogs, sheep, and meat goats.

Michael graduated from the California State University, Chico where he received a B.S. in Animal Science. While attending Chico State, he worked at the Sheep and Goat Unit. He has also worked for J and J Livestock in Galt, CA for many years raising show goats and working with youth.

Currently, Michael is raising show goats, judging livestock shows, and is the Casa Roble FFA Booster's club president. He is very excited to be the new San Joaquin and Sacramento Valley FARMS Leadership Coordinator and combine his passions for Agriculture and working with youth.