Agriculture

 

 

Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

CLOSED  AT 12 NOON, DECEMBER 24, 2014 THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2015

County Office Closure Period

 

The Inspector on Duty will be available for phytosanitary inspections and urgent pesticide matters from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on these days: 

  • Friday, December  26
  • Monday, December 29
  • Tuesday, December 30 
  • Wednesday, December 31 

Call 245-8195 to contact the Inspector on Duty. 

 

For all other business, call 637-5344 and leave a message on extension 10.  Your call will be answered on Friday, Janaury 2, 2015 or sooner depending on the priority of the matter.  There will be no services available on Christmas Day or New Years Day.

 

 

The County Agricultural Commissioner is charged with the protection and promotion of California’s agriculture, the protection of the environment as well as the protection of the public’s health and safety.  In addition, the Agricultural Commissioner is also the County Sealer of Weights and Measures, which involves the protection of consumers and industry through the regulation of all weighing and measuring devices used in commercial transactions.  These goals are accomplished by the various programs outlined below:

 

  • Pest Exclusion
  • Pest Detection
  • Pest Management and Eradication
  • Pesticide Use Enforcement
  • Inspection Programs
  • Crop Statistics
  • Weighing and Measuring Devices
  • Quantity Control
  • Weighmaster and Petroleum Inspections
  • Mosquito Abatement

 

  

Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (closed for lunch 12-1 PM)