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.