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The Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer recruitment is now open.  The first review of resumes will be on October 23rd, 2017.  

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The San Diego County Citrus Pest Control District will be having a meeting on Tuesday, October 10th, at 1pm.  The meeting will he held at the San Diego County Farm Bureau Office.  Please see this flyer for more information.

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2017 Certified Farmers’ Market Forum Invitation

A Certified Farmers' Market forum will be held on Monday, October 23rd from 10am-12pm at the San Diego Farm and Home Adivsor's office.  Please see the flyer for more information.

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NEW - Fee Notification Letters

New fee schedules are going in to effect for some of our divisions on July 1st, 2017.  Please click the links below to see the updated fees:

Weights & Measures - Devices New Fees

Weights & Measures - Point of Sale New Fees

                              Pest Exclusion, Agricultural Standards, and HazMat New Fees

                              FY 2017/2018 Fee Ordinance

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FREE Pesticide Container Recycling Event Saturday October 28th, 2017.  Please Download the flyer for more details and location information.

Agriculture, Weights and Measures

Shared Mission

Promoting a thriving agricultural community, healthy residents and balanced environment.  Supporting a fair marketplace and consumer confidence in the accuracy of product weight, measure and price.

We serve you by protecting public health, the environment and local agriculture.

Here is a sample of what we do: 

  • Ensure the safe use of pesticides and investigate illnesses
  • Inspect eggs for defects to prevent food-borne illnesses
  • Prevent the establishment of pests that require pesticide controls, sting or severely injure people, or inhibit growing fresh nutritious fruits, vegetables and other plants
  • Promote the use of effective biocontrol measures
  • Regulate organic growers, certified producers and certified farmers’ markets to allow local marketing of fresh commodities
  • Ensure accurate net quantity of packaged goods and accuracy of commercial weighing, measuring and scanning devices
  • Protect people from injury and disease caused by wildlife

NEW - Private Applicator Certification Exam: Schedule Online

Private Applicator Certificate Exams can now be scheduled online.  Please click the button below to schedule your exam.

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