Programs of the Agricultural Commissioner
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Agricultural Product Quality

Nursery Licenses

Produce Inspection

Seeds

 
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Direct Marketing & Organics

Organic Info

Mo. Co. Certified Organics

Farmers Markets

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Pesticide Use & Enforcement

Restricted Material Permits

Private Applicator Certificates

Worker Safety

File a Complaint

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Pest & Disease Prevention

Phytosanitary Certificates

Quarantine

Pests/Diseases

Bees

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Invasive Weeds

Weed Threats

Weed Resources

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Weights & Measures

Consumer Protection

Device Registration

Public Scales

Meet the Commissioner

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Eric Lauritzen was appointed Agricultural Commissioner & Sealer of Weights and Measures in Monterey County in 1998. He previously served as Agricultural Commissioner in Sonoma County, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner in San Mateo County, and Agricultural Biologist in Alameda County. Lauritzen has over 30 years’ experience in regulatory programs and public administration.

As Agricultural Commissioner, Lauritzen plays a unique and vital role within both the public and private sectors of Monterey County. He is responsible for ensuring farm worker health and safety, facilitating trade through enforcement of quarantines, regulating weights and measures, safeguarding the environment, and protecting consumers. As a County ambassador of agriculture, Lauritzen is recognized for building strong, positive relationships among his constituents, while upholding firm standards of regulatory compliance and enforcement.

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