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Due to significant public health concerns from the COVID-19 coronavirus and the proclamation of a local emergency established to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures will be closed to the public until further notice. Please contact the Department via phone or email for additional information or to obtain necessary services.

Please see the March 2020 Department of Agriculture / Weights and Measures Update for more information and a list of the Department‚Äč's ‚Äčessential services that will continue to be performed during this closure.

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Article Catalog

Publication Date Title Author
06/17/2020 COVID-19 Testing for Farm Workers Marc Lea
06/02/2020 What to Know Before You Grow Hemp in the County of SLO Marc Lea
03/02/2020 National Weights and Measures Week - March 1-7th, 2020 David Aguayo: Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
11/08/2019 New study: San Luis Obispo agriculture contributes $2.54 billion to our local economy Martin Settevendemie, County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
07/09/2019 2018 Annual Crop Statistics Released Martin Settevendemie, County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
06/24/2019 County Temporarily Suspends Expansion of Industrial Hemp Production Martin Settevendemie: Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
05/02/2019 Industrial Hemp Regulations Approved Martin Settevendemie: Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
03/04/2019 National Weights and Measures Week - March 1-7th, 2019 David Aguayo: Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
07/10/2018 2017 Annual Crop Statistics Released Martin Settevendemie, County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
04/21/2018 Springtime is Invasive Weed Time Brenda Ouwerkerk / Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner
01/12/2018 County Weights and Measures Inspectors Protect Credit/Debit Card Users from Skimmer Fraud Brenda Ouwerkerk / Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner
12/07/2017 Holiday Shopping, Check Those Prices Brenda Ouwerkerk / Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner
11/15/2017 Dropping Temperatures Increase Firewood and Propane Gas Sales Brenda Ouwerkerk / Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner
08/28/2017 Single Adult Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Intercepted Brenda Ouwerkerk, Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner
07/06/2017 2016 Annual Crop Report Brenda Ouwerkerk
12/09/2016 Scale Inspections at Certified Farmers' Markets Procedure Change Martin Settevendemie
Help Hosting Insect Traps Karen Lowerison