Doni Rulofson, Agricultural Commissioner 

1834 Walnut Street
P.O. Box 38
Red Bluff, CA 96080

(530) 527-4504
Fax (530) 529-1049

Please make an appointment to:
  Apply for and renew permits
  Take Private Applicator Certificate (PAC) exams

Agricultural Biologist on Duty:
  8 am to 5 pm  December through February


Important Numbers                 

♦Notice of Intent (530) 527-4505
♦As of January 1, 2020, call (530) 527-4504 to submit bee notifications (until further notice)

  • Walnut buying period begins November 8, 2019
  • Click above for answers to frequently asked questions regarding Industrial Hemp in California
  • Click above to access the Pesticide Use Reporting System
  • Click on each link to access the Oak Woodland Storymap, Oak Woodland Management Plan, and the Oak Woodland Advisory Committee Meeting
  • What's Bugging you? Tehama County's new source for answers regarding insects and pests around our county.


  • Upcoming Events/Announcements

     Accepting 2020 Permit Appointments starting December 9, 2019

    ♦Office Closures:     

         New Years Day, January 1, 2020

           Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2020

           Lincoln's Birthday, February 12, 2020

          Presidents Day, February 17, 2020


    ♦California Industrial Hemp Program



Mission Statement

  • To serve the citizens of Tehama County by promoting and protecting agriculture in the interest of public health, safety and welfare.
  • To serve the citizens of Tehama County by assuring that equity prevails in the commercial exchange of goods where value is determined by weights or measures.
  • To provide leadership in the development of policies on issues important to both local and statewide agriculture.
  • To provide effective and uniform administration of the laws, regulations and codes over which the Commissioner has jurisdiction.
  • To preserve and protect the natural resources of the County so the present and future needs for food and fiber can be met.
  • To assure a wholesome food source is produced in the County for use in domestic and export markets.