Agricultural Commissioner

The mission of the Inyo and Mono Counties Agricultural Commissioner’s Office is to promote and protect the agricultural industry of the Counties, protect the environment, and to ensure the health and safety of all of its citizens.  The department is also responsible for fostering confidence and equity in the marketplace.

The following are the main program areas:

HUMAN SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
We protect the health and safety of all Inyo/Mono residents, its agricultural industries and its environment with a series of comprehensive regulatory programs designed to prevent the introduction of exotic pests and to ensure the safe use of pesticides.  The five programs that exist to achieve these goals include:

· Pest Exclusion
· Pest Detection
· Pest Eradication
· Pest Management
· Pesticide Enforcement

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PRODUCT QUALITY
Product quality programs are designed to ensure the production and sales of quality eggs, honey, fruits, vegetables, and nursery and seed products.  Quality standards that these programs ensure include maturity, grade, size, and weight. Packaging and labeling are also examined to ensure consumer expectations are met.  The six programs include:

· Fruit and Vegetable Quality Control
· Organic Food Production
· Egg Quality Control
· Certified Farmers’  Markets
· Nursery Inspection
· Seed Inspection

SPECIAL AGRICULTURAL SERVICES
The Agriculture Department also provides other mandated services, including:

· Apiary Inspection
· Crop Statistics
· Sustainable Agriculture

Agricultural Commissioner

Street Address

207 W South Street
Bishop, CA93514
United States

Mailing Address

United States

Regular Hours
Mon-Fri:7:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun:Closed

Agricultural Commissioner

Street Address

207 W South Street
Bishop, CA93514
United States

Mailing Address

United States

Regular Hours
Mon-Fri:7:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun:Closed