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Buses and Trucks Purchased through the Carl Moyer Grant Program

  • The first school bus purchase under a Carl Moyer On-Road Heavy Duty Fleet Modernization Program grant in Siskiyou County.

  • See APCD page

  • see Air Pollution Control page

Agriculture Department

Agriculture, Animal Control, Air Pollution Control and Weights & Measures

We are charged with promoting and protecting the agricultural industry of Siskiyou County, and to provide leadership in developing policy on important issues facing Siskiyou County Agriculture. We are to ensure that the consumer has confidence that they receive accurate weight and measure in the market place. Our purpose is to protect the environment and the citizens of the county through our environmental and natural resource protection, consumer and industry protection, air quality, and animal control programs.

Siskiyou County has a rich farming and ranching heritage with many fourth and fifth generation operators.  Livestock and field crops are the most common agricultural type of production in the county. Strawberry nursery production has recently become one of the county’s most valuable crops with plants exported to many countries worldwide. Siskiyou County is the second most ecologically diverse county in the nation. The county operates one of the largest invasive noxious weed programs in the state in an effort to protect native and endangered species as well as important crop and forest land. Patrick is committed to serving and protecting Siskiyou County’s agricultural industry as well as the County’s unique and diverse landscape.

The Agriculture Department has several Divisions and the Navigation Pane on the left will guide you to specific areas of interest.  The following bulleted lists will highlight tasks performed by the various divisions.

Environmental and Natural Resource Protection

  • Pesticide Use Enforcement & Environmental Monitoring
  • Plant Protection & Quarantine Inspection
  • Pest Detection
  • Vegetation Management
  • Vertebrate Pest Management
  • Nursery Inspection
  • Seed Inspection
  • Apiary Inspection
  • Integrated Pest Management

 Consumer and Industry Protection

  • Fresh Fruit, Nut, Vegetable and Honey Quality Control
  • Egg Quality Control
  • Weights and Measures
  • Crop Report
  • Certified Farmers’ Markets (Direct Marketing)
  • Organic Registration and Inspection

 Animal Control Program

  • Domestic Animal Control
  • Predatory Animal Control

 Air Pollution Control

  • Air Monitoring
  • Burn Program
  • Stationary Source

 

Agriculture Resource Center

Resource Title Downloadable File Type
2015 Siskiyou County Crop & Livestock Report Download File Report
Apiary Registration/Request for Pesticide Notification Download File Application
Certified Farmers' Market Application Download File Application
Certified Producer's Certificate Download File Application
Certified Producers Certificate - Supplemental Page Download File
Egg Handlers Registration Application Download File Application
Nematode Certification Agreement Download File Application
Nematode Certification Application Download File Application
Noxious Weeds Identification and Characteristics Slideshow 2015 Download File Other
Nursery Stock - Fee Exempt Sell License Download File License
Pest Control Advisor County Registration Application Download File Application
Pest Control Aircraft Pilot County Registration Download File Application
Pest Control Business County Registration Download File Application
Shelter Visitation Policy Download File Policy
Structural Pest Control Business Branch 2 & 3 Download File Application
Structural Pest Control Business Registration Branch 1 Download File Application
Weed Free Forage Field Inspection Applicaiton Download File Application
Weights & Measures Device Registration Form Download File Application