Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

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

Notice of Fee Changes – Effective July 1, 2022

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures was one of three Sonoma County departments that engaged with a consultant, NBS, to conduct a User Fee Study. Read full story


March 16, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Notice of Proposed Fee Changes

On March 22, 2022, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will be holding a hearing to consider adjustments to registration fees, permit fees and fees charged for services. Included in the adjustments will be changes to some fees for the Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures. Read full story


February 28, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Napa-Sonoma Taller Comunitario de Reglamentación de Pesticidas 9 y 10 de marzo de 2022

Únase a esta sesión para aprender cómo se regulan los pesticidas y cómo se hacen cumplir las leyes en varias agencias estatales y locales, para garantizar la protección de la salud humana y el medio ambiente. Read full story


February 28, 2022 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Napa/Sonoma Pesticide Regulation Community Workshop March 9-10, 2022

Join this session to learn how pesticides are regulated and how laws are enforced across multiple state and local agencies to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. Read full story


October 29, 2021 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Department of Pesticide Regulation is conducting public webinars

The Department of Pesticide Regulation is conducting public webinars to collect input on the design and development of a statewide system to provide notification in advance of pesticide applications. Read full story


October 20, 2021 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

GrowerWorkshop Update and Online Continuing Education Options

The Sonoma County Department ofAgriculture/Weights & Measures (AWM) has decided not to host anin-person Grower Workshop again this December.  After evaluating other workshop options, wehave decided to collaborate with the UC Cooperative Extension in the UCCE NorthCoast Virtual IPM Seminar in early December. This virtual two half-day workshop is scheduled for December 1 and 2,2021 from 8:00 am to 12:15 pm each day. Read full story


September 27, 2021 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Fall Plastic Recycling Day!

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures is holding the annual Plastic Recycling Day on Monday, October 25th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The event is being held at: 160 Grant Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448. Read full story


April 23, 2021 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Sonoma County Water Assessment and Agricultural Loss Surveys for 2021 Crop Year

The Agricultural Commissioner’s Office surveys producers when there are significantimpacts to agricultural production due to weather.  Based on survey results, a disaster can bedeclared and various assistance programs become available through USDA. Read full story


October 9, 2020 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Sonoma County Agricultural Loss Survey for 2020 Fires

The Sonoma County Department of Agriculture is conducting an agricultural damage and/or loss survey to determine the extent and nature of losses due to the 2020 fires. Read full story


October 9, 2020 | Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

24th Annual Grower Workshop Cancelled

It is with great sadness to say that due to COVID-19 and the restrictions put in place by the CDC, we will NOT be able to host the 24thAnnual Grower Workshop December 2020. Read full story


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