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
♦Tri-County Bee Notification (530) 934-6666 through December 31, 2019
♦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

    ♦ Walnut Buying Period Begins November 8, 2019

    ♦ Accepting 2020 Permit Appointments starting December 9, 2019

    ♦Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture Continuing Education
    November 18, 2019 at the Tehama County Fairgrounds, 650 Antelope Blvd, Red Bluff
    7:30 am to 2:30 pm. Four (4) CEs.  Click here for more information.

    ♦Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture Continuing Education (2nd meeting)
    December 4, 2019 at Tehama County Dept. of Agriculture, 1834 Walnut St., Red Bluff
    10 am to 12 pm. Two (2) CEs.

    ♦Office Closures:     

         Veterans Day, November 11, 2019

           Thanksgiving, November 28 and 29, 2019

           Christmas Day, December 25, 2019

         New Years Day, January 1, 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.