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

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California’s County Agricultural Commissioners serve as the primary local enforcement agents for State agricultural laws and regulations. State Law requires the Boards of Supervisors to appoint County Agricultural Commissioners in each of the state’s 58 counties. The precursors of the current Agricultural Commissioners were established in 1881. Their primary duties were related to the control and eradication of pests harmful to agriculture. Today, Agricultural Commissioners have a unique and important role in the promotion of agriculture, farm worker health and safety, the protection environmental resources, and the assurance of a fair marketplace…

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Our Mission Statement

Promote and protect agriculture, the environment, and the public
welfare and to assure consumer and business confidence
in the marketplace.

Our Vision Statement

The Agricultural Commissioner's Office is the voice of Monterey County Agriculture and a role model for agriculture.  It is leading agriculture into the next century through innovation, communication, education, service and partnership, while honoring the requirements of the government, traditions of industry, and the needs of the public.