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Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine

Mexican fruit flies have been detected, triggering a quarantine in the Encinitas area.  Please see the Mexican fruit fly page for more information.

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The San Diego County Citrus Pest Control District is looking for candidates to serve on its Board of Directors.  Please see this document for more information.

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NEW! The Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures (AWM) will bring forward proposed fee adjustments to the Board of Supervisors for consideration, which is anticipated for April 2018. San Diego County Board of Supervisors policy B-29 requires AWM to be full cost recovery.
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NEW! The County of San Diego Pesticide Regulation Program will be sponsoring a pesticide container recycling event on Saturday, June 2, in San Marcos.  Please see this flyer for time, location, and other details.  

 

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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

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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