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Pesticide Use Enforcement

Recycle the Jug Trailer Full of Plastic The Pesticide Use Enforcement Division provides for the proper, safe, and efficient use of pesticides essential for production of food and fiber and for protection of the public health and safety. It also protects the environment from potentially harmful pesticides by prohibiting, regulating or ensuring proper stewardship of pesticides. An important component of the program focuses on agricultural and pest control workers, ensuring safe working conditions, use of proper protective equipment and training for employees who work with or around pesticides. Other components of the program include pesticide use reporting, incident investigations, outreach activities promoting best management practices, and monitoring applications in the field.

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Meetings / Training / Events


Kill The Bug Recycle The Jug

In 2016 we have recycled 149,600 lbs of pesticide containers! We now have a grand total of 788,257 lbs of recycled pesticide containers since 2007!! Good Job Sutter County Growers


Contact Sutter County Agricultural Office at (530) 822-7503 for information

Sutter County Environmental Contamination / Worker Safety Suspected Violation Hotline

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
(530) 822-7503
Sheriff Dispatch (After Hours & Holidays):
(530) 822-7307

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Commercial Links

To submit pesticide use reports electronically, visit By clicking on the Agrian link, you will be leaving the Sutter County website and will be redirected to Agrian.

Division Staff

  • Hardeep Bains, Agricultural Biologist III
  • Chris Ramierz, Agricultural Biologist I
  • Kim Hicks, Agricultural Biologist III
  • Rebecca Mendonza, Agricultural Biologist II
  • Sean Nelson, Agricultural Biologist II
  • Amanda Dickson, Secretary - Pesticide Division

Office Hours


Contact Information

Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer:
Scott Bowden
142 Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA  95991
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7503
Fax Number:
(530) 822-7510
Notice of Intent:
(530) 822-7507