Pesticide Safety Program

tractor spraying in the vineyard

The Agricultural Commissioner administered Pesticide Use Enforcement program is responsible for ensuring the safe use of pesticides in all settings in the county. Through training and outreach, we strive to educate pesticide users of their legal responsibilities. Through inspections and investigations we ensure the safety of workers, the public and the environment.  

public health preparednessNEW Updated training forms are now available reflecting the changes to the Worker Protection Standard that went into effect on March 1, 2018.

CalAgPermits Information  

CalAgPermitsCalAgPermits is the State's web-based (online) pesticide permitting program. This free service is intended to simplify and streamline the existing permit and pesticide reporting process. For more information about using CalAg Permits, see our information page.

Maintenance Gardeners

For information about state requirements for maintenance gardeners visit the DPR webpage in English and Spanish.  

Continuing Education

This information is for QAL, QAC, PCA and PAC license and certificate holders. The Napa County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office does not endorse or offer any opinion as to the value of these services. DPR offers a list of classes available in the state.

Education Sites

Database of Agricultural Pesticides

For a comprehensive database of agricultural pesticides applied in Napa County visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reporting page. Select desired year to begin query; results are indexed by agricultural commodity or by chemical name.