Visit the COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture Page

Stanislaus County is committed to the safety of its employees and the public that we serve. In the effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we will be limiting in-person contact where possible.

The Agricultural Commissioner’s office has reopened, however we request that you contact us before visiting the office and we will attempt to provide you service via phone, fax, email, internet, or regular mail. In the event that an in-person visit is necessary we will schedule an appointment for you in an effort to limit the number of people being served in the office.

We hope to provide you the best possible service in the safest possible manner.

Office: (209) 525-4730
Fax: (209) 525-4790

Department Email: moc.ytnuocnats@05mocga

Highlights

2019 Crop Report

Annual Agricultural Statistics Report

This report provides a statistical description of Stanislaus County's agricultural production. This report represents gross values of agricultural commodities and does not reflect production costs or profits.

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Continuing Education Class

Hybrid CE Class 2021

Please join us on our In-Person and Zoom CE Classes for the Fall of 2021. We have partnered with Stanislaus County Farm Bureau to bring you some exciting new classes and opportunities to grow and learn with us. Our classes will begin on October 12th, 2021 at 10:00 am. Hope to see you soon!

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Online Permit Request

Online permit requesting for pesticide permit appointment
(in-person and online option)

Seasonal restricted materials permits are issued to growers or their authorized representatives who have been certified to use restricted materials. Pest control dealers and agricultural pest control businesses must have a copy of the permit in their possession prior to sale, delivery, or application of restricted materials.

  • Permit Season Starts Date: November 3rd 2021.
  • Location: Harvest Hall
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About Us

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.


Ag News

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:


Kamaljit K. Bagri
Ag Commissioner

Biography

Ag Commissioner

CLICK HERE - Ag Advisory Board