Jesse Fowler, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures

891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
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23 E. Saint Charles
San Andreas, CA 95249
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PHONE: (209) 754-6504
Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm
Closed Weekends & Holidays

After Hours Pesticide Complaints: If this is an emergency, call 911.

If you or others are actively experiencing physical symptoms from possible pesticide exposure, consider seeking professional medical attention as soon as possible.

If you are experiencing a pesticide incident occurring right now, please call DPR's toll-free complaint information reporting line at (877) 378-5463, or call our afterhours line at (209) 419-2514 and leave a detailed message.

Be sure to include your name, if you wish to remain anonymous, your phone number and/or other contact information, the address where the incident is occurring, if you or others are experiencing physical symptoms such as headache or nausea, who is making the application or is the responsible party, and a description of the incident including what you are witnessing, smelling, weather at the time, equipment and/or material used, sensitive sites nearby or whatever other information is relevant to the event.



CAL FIRE has SUSPENDED burn permits until further notice as of 6/5/2023.

Cal Fire News Release here


Report a Pest

Calaveras County Agriculture Department: (209) 754-6504

CDFA Pest Hotline: 1-800-491-1899

Have you seen a new or unusual plant or pest in your area?
If so, you can play an important role in protecting California agriculture
and your environment by reporting the sighting of a plant or pest that
you suspect may be a new invasive species in your area.



Agriculture Department

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures is the local delivery system for a variety of statewide regulatory programs. The County Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures is appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, receives direction from the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) and works in cooperation with numerous other federal, state and local agencies. The Agricultural Commissioner's enforcement authority is derived from the California Food and Agricultural Code, and Calaveras County Ordinances. The Director of Weights and Measure's enforcement authority is found in the California Business and Professions Code. The County Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measure's staff employs a high degree of expertise and knowledge of local conditions to uniformly implement and administer agricultural programs in Calaveras County. 

Items of Interest

Online Payments 15 November 2023

Online Payments

Make payments for Device Registration fees, Pest Control Business registration, Pest Control Advisor registration, Structural Pest Control registration, and Farm Labor Contractor registration.

About Weed Pests 28 January 2020

About Weed Pests

Information about County operated eradication projects.

Disaster Preparedness for Livestock Owners 27 January 2021

Disaster Preparedness for Livestock Owners

Information on before, during, and after a disaster.

Pesticides 28 January 2020


Pesticide use information, forms and publications.

Post-Fire Tree Care and Oak Management Plan 28 January 2020

Post-Fire Tree Care and Oak Management Plan

Information on Post-Fire Oak Tree Care and Oak Woodland Management Plan.

Services 28 January 2020


Services offered by the Agriculture Department.

Other Resources

Apiaries 28 January 2020


Apiary information and registration forms.

News & Information 10 February 2021

News & Information

Production Reports and Pest Detection.

Pest Detection 28 January 2020

Pest Detection

Why is there a trap in my yard?

Production Reports 28 January 2020

Production Reports

Calaveras County crop production reports.