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Wine Grape Survey
The 2022 Wine Grape Survey Report is now available.
Ag Pass Program
Ranch Marketing & Winery Ordinance
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
Proposed USDA Meat Processing Facility Survey
Irrigated Pasture Weed Management Workshop on August 10, 2023 from 5:30-7:30PM:
Want to learn more about cattle health? Sign up for educational webinars from the University of California here.
Grant Funding Available
New grant funding is available through the FARMER SAP program for farmers to replace equipment and vehicles with new electric equipment.
Assistance for Disaster Damage
The USDA has announced corrections to their Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for 2020 and 2021 disasters. Read more details on their page:
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering emergency farm loans for winter storm damage and crop losses sustained after February 21, 2023. Applications must be made by December 14, 2023. For more information, View the declaration information here and read more from the FSA here.
President Biden issued a disaster declaration for the December 2022 and January 2023 floods. Read about declaration here, and read about available assistance here.
The USDA and CDFA have compiled a list of available resources for flood recovery assistance. You can read about the various programs here.
The 2021 El Dorado and Alpine Counties Crop Report is now available.
The 2021 Winegrape Survey Report is now available.
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.