Department of Agriculture /
Weights & Measures

The Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures enforces the laws and regulations of the California Food and Agriculture Code, the California Business & Professions Code and the California Code of Regulations while serving at the discretion of the County Board of Supervisors and CDFA's  Secretary of Food & Agriculture. Sonoma County's Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures employs a staff of thirty-three people and has its main office in Santa Rosa.  To serve the public's needs, two small satellite offices with limited public hours are operated in the cities of Sonoma and Petaluma.

  • Today: July 27, 2017 from 2:00 4:00 PM

    If you are planning on opening or have an existing edibles manufacturing facility this workshop is for you!

  • When: August 9, 2017 from 1:00 3:00 PM

    This is a 2 session course where the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will discuss laws and regulations pertaining to pesticides and cannabis.  Some of the topics to be covered include;  operator identification numbers, pesticide use and storage, employee training, and pesticide use reporting. By the end of the second session, growers who will require an operator identification number will be able to obtain one.

    Call (707) 565-2371 to reserve your spot today.

    *Must attend both sessions to obtain an operator identification number.

  • When: August 17, 2017 from 7:00 8:30 PM

    The Fish and Wildlife Commission typically meets monthly to consider grant applications, review project status, and conduct regular business.

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  • Published on January 19, 2017

    This course meets the requirements established by the revised 2018 Worker Protection Standard, which is mandated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

  • Published on November 9, 2016

    2016 Annual Certified Private (Grower) Workshop, 2.5 hours of continuing education units have been approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (2.0 Laws and Regs and 0.5 Other).

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Vision:

A thriving agricultural industry, healthy community, environment, and economy

Mission:

To promote and protect agriculture, the health and safety of our community, environment and the economy through education and the enforcement of laws and regulations.

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Contact Information

Department of Agriculture / Weights & Measures
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Address
Main Office
133 Aviation Boulevard
Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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