The Fresno County Department of Agriculture, under direction of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, is responsible for conducting regulatory and service functions pertaining to the multi-billion dollar agricultural industry in Fresno County. These functions are mandated by state and federal laws and regulations and by local measures and ordinances by the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. Even though the enforcement of these laws and regulations is an important part of the Specialist's jobs, the primary purpose and objective of this Office is the promotion and protection of the county agricultural industry and the general public.





The Location to access the following services of the Fresno County Department of Agriculture:

  • PESTICIDE USE PERMITS & Pesticide Related Issues
  • Certified Producer's Certificates


1720 S. Maple Ave.
Fresno, CA 93702

This location is just North of the Department of Agriculture's Main Office on Maple Avenue and is in the old Cooperative Extension Office, of which re have acquired and rehabilitated after the Farm Advisors relocated to their new office.

Those of you who, during your visits to the pesticide building, have navigated through the congestion and activities of the Fleet Services work area, will probably appreciate the ability to access this division directly from Maple Avenue.

Please contact the Fresno County Department of Agriculture at (559)600-7510 and we would be happy to provide any additional information you may require.


Structural Pest Control Board Written Test for Pesticide Applicators: will be administered the 1st Tuesday of each month. Call (559)600-7510 to schedule an appointment.

Click Here for a Pesticide Safety Guide

Monthly Crop Report 
  • On the HORIZON - News from the Agriculture Commisioner/Sealer
  • Farm Storage of Hazardous Material Exemption Form
  • With the hot weather, bees need water to cool their beehives.  Bees will use swimming pools or livestock water troughs as a source of water, and people/animals are being stung.  Complaints for this should be directed to our Code Enforcement at 600-4550.







    For more information regarding ACP Quarantine requirements, please contact the CDFA ACP Project Office, which is located in the city of Visalia, CA. Their address is listed below for reference.  

      • 345 E. Tulare Ave, Suite M
        Visalia, CA 93277
        (559) 636-7410 - Phone
        (559) 636-7446 - Fax




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