Brian Bertelsen

Brian Bertelsen

Brian is the owner and President of Cove Ranch Management and Primavera Ag Services. Both companies are involved in the direct management of over 2,000 acres of orchards, fresh citrus, deciduous fruit and nuts and vineyards in the Central Valley of California, primarily the San Joaquin Valley. Vineyard production includes wine, table and raisin grapes.  

In addition, Brian owns and operates fresh citrus and orchard property as well as being a partner in additional citrus ranches.  

He received his bachelor’s degree from UC Davis. 

Brian was the Chairman of the Board and Partner in Sonny Cove Citrus Association from 1996-2009. This organization packed and marketed 2 million cartons of fresh citrus annually for its four co-owners and select outside growers. He is an associate member of the California Chapter of American Society of Farm Manager and Rural Appraisers as well as a licensed California Real Estate Agent and Broker.  

Brian has been a member of the board of directors of Western Growers Association from 2003-2010 and 2015-2018.