Agricultural Commissioner

Update as of Aug 18, 2021:

Community Development Agency (CDA) highly recommends scheduling an appointment or dropping off your applications and plans to help stop the spread of COVID in our community.  Please check this website regularly to find updates to open hours as changes will be made according to the County’s current Public Health guidance.

To book an appointment please email the Ag Department or call us at 530-470-2690.

The Department will continue to provide services through email, phone, and drop-off and pick-up boxes. Please allow a processing time of 24 to 48 hours from the date received.

If you have questions, please email the Ag Department or call us at 530-470-2690.

Programs and ServicesAgricultural Programs & Services

Find information about our many Agricultural Programs and Services or click here for Farmer Resources.  Check out the Integrated Pest Management Notes for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug.

Commissioner ScaleWeights & Measures Programs & Services

Find information on our different Weights and Measures Programs and Services, including registering a weighing or measuring device.

Wildlife ServicesWildlife Services

Wildlife Services is responsible for the control of non-domestic animals that pose a threat to human or animal safety.


Find Agendas and Minutes from the Agricultural Advisory Commission and the Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Crop ReportsCrop Reports

Crop report puts a dollar amount on the value of agricultural production in Nevada County and highlights some of our department’s accomplishments.

Bark BeetlesBark Beetle Information

Find resources and local services to help prepare for bark beetles near your home or property.

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