To protect, enhance, and promote the preservation of agriculture and the environment, sustain public health, safety, and the welfare of all citizens, all the while providing consumer and marketplace protection through the fair and equitable enforcement of laws and regulations.
Virtual Public Workshop on identifying and mitigating hazard like wildfires and floods on February 27, 2024. More information in the flyer here, or contact the Office of Emergency Services at (530) 621-5895.
Continuing Education Class
Our annual continuing education class will be held on April 3rd, 2024. The class is free to attend and requires an RSVP. More information in our Save the Date Flyer.
Annual Pesticide Permit, OPID and Business Registration Renewals
We will start offering 2024 permit and OPID renewals on December 1st, 2023. Please call (530) 621-5520 to make an appointment. No walk-ins accepted.
Pest control businesses and farm labor contractor registrations are now being accepted for 2024. Forms and fees for each type of registration are available on our Forms page at https://www.edcgov.us/Government/ag/Pages/forms.aspx. Payment is accepted by cash or check ONLY.
Want to learn more about cattle health? Sign up for educational webinars from the University of California here.
Crop Report & Wine Grape Survey
The 2022 Crop Report is now available.
The 2022 Wine Grape Survey Report is now available.
Ranch Marketing & Winery Ordinance
Ag Pass Program
Compost Program - El Dorado Disposal
El Dorado Disposal has announced a Pilot Compost Program for agricultural and community use per CA SB-1383. Pilot Compost Procurement Program.pdf
Keep Spotted Lanternfly out of California. Learn more about this invasive pest and what to do if you see one in English or Spanish.
The Weights and Measures device fee schedule is available. Click
download and view fees.
Accepted Customs and Standards for Bird Frightening Devices
USDA informational document, "Bark Beetles in California Conifers. Are Your Trees Susceptible?" can be downloaded by clicking
California Department of Food and Agriculture's Drought Resources Webpage
Regarding the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Small Farm Irrigation Rate
LeeAnne Mila, Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights & Measures
The Food Safety Modernization Act May Affect You. Learn more by clicking here: Link to FDA website on the Food Safety Modernization Act.