Who We Are
The office of the Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures is a regulatory agency acting under
the jurisdiction and direction of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Department of Pesticide
Regulation, and the Division of Measurement Standards and in cooperation with various other federal, state, and
local agencies. The County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures is an appointed official
of the County Board of Supervisors.
What We Do
The Stanislaus County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer is responsible for the implementation of laws and regulations
designed to support and protect the well-being of agriculture, business and the community.
What We Offer
The Agricultural Division is charged with the oversight of pesticide application, storage of agricultural products
and certification of exports, prevention of the entry and spread of harmful insects, weeds, and plant diseases
and the certification of agricultural product quality.
The Weights & Measures Division is responsible for certifying weighing and measuring devices for consumer protection
and performing quantity control and price verification inspections.
Keep Spotted Lanternfly Out of California!
Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a threat to many important commercial crops and affects our enjoyment of the outdoors.
The pest feeds on a wide range of plants and trees, with damage seen in vineyards, nurseries, and urban and rural environments.
Learn more about the pest and what it looks like in this video from the CDFA Pierce’s Disease/Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board: https://youtu.be/F3sjEAC0_XY
You’re welcome to download the video and promotional bites at this link: Folder icon PDGWSS Board SLF Video The video is also available on YouTube at youtu.be/F3sjEAC0_XY and Facebook at bit.ly/3qnyAG8.
Spot the Spotted Lanternfly? Snag it. Snap it. Report it.
CDFA Pest Hotline: 1-800-491-1899
Report online: reportapest.cdfa.ca.gov
Learn more: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/pdcp/board/spottedlanternfly.html
SLF video – Spanish:
SLF pest alert: