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January 25, 2023 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

2022-2023 Agricultural Winter Storm Damage Assessment Form

The Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures (AWM) is conducting a preliminary data capture to evaluate potential damage and/or loss sustained during the December 2022 – January 2023 rain events in Sonoma County. AWM may contact the reporting party for additional information. Data collected is for AGRICULTURAL RELATED damage and/or loss only. Read full story


November 8, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

25th Annual UCCE North Coast IPM Seminar

The 25th Annual UCCE North Coast IPM Seminar will be held virtually on November 16 – 17, 2022, from 8:00 am – 12:15 pm each day and is approved for 8 DPR CE hours (2 hours of Laws & Regs and 6 hours Other). Read full story


November 1, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Agriculture Access Verification Card Program

Information regarding the application process, program eligibility, fire safety training, card issuance, and additional program information, as well as links to the online application and letter of authorization can now be found online in English at https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/AWM/AgAccess or in Spanish at https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/AWM/AgAccess-Espanol. Read full story

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November 3, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Sonoma County launches online application for Agricultural Access Verification Card Program for commercial operators

The Sonoma County Department of Agriculture / Weights & Measures today announced the launch of an online application in English and Spanish for the Sonoma County Agricultural Access Verification Card Program. The new program is designed to facilitate safe access to areas under evacuation orders so that agricultural operators can evacuate, transport, shelter, feed, water, and administer veterinary care to livestock; irrigate crops; fuel emergency generators or provide auxiliary support to emergency personnel. Read full story


October 4, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures releases 2021 Sonoma County Crop Report

The Sonoma County Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures today presented to the Board of Supervisors the 2021 Sonoma County Crop Report, an annual accounting of local agricultural commodity production and gross values based on a survey of more than 1,000 Sonoma County producers. Read full story