Department of Agriculture
Weights and Measures
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.
Our staff is dedicated to assisting the residents of El Dorado County through our various programs and services, including, but not limited to: pesticide registration and regulation, nursery inspections and compliance, organic production, pest detection, weed abatement, crop statistics, wildlife services, land use information, and consumer and business protection through our weights and measures program.
From this site you will be able to find links to the extensive collection of programs performed by our department, upcoming events, and regional items of interest. Scroll down for announcements and press releases.
Financial assistance is available for re-planting grapevines affected by Red Blotch Disease. Click here for more information.
Regarding the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) Small Farm Irrigation Rate
- There is a moratorium on new applications until the emergency drought declaration is discontinued by the EID board
- More information can be found on their website at
- For renewals, please use the following form:
Small Farms Irrigation Rate Renewal Form
California Department of Food and Agriculture's Drought Resources Webpage
The Food Safety Modernization Act May Affect You. Learn more by clicking on the below attachments.
Food Safety Fact Sheet #1
Food Safety Fact Sheet #2
Food Safety Fact Sheet #3
Items of Interest