The Department requests that all citrus fruit sent to packinghouses on or after December 11, 2013 be placed under a voluntary 48-hour hold to allow our staff time to assess freeze damage before packing.
2014 Restricted Material Permit/Op ID issuance will begin December 16, 2013. Growers may call for an appointment beginning December 9, 2013.
All licensed individuals and companies intending to do business in Kern County must register annually. You may register now. Information and forms are available on our website for the following licenses: farm labor contractor, maintenance gardener, pest control adviser, pest control operator, pest control pilot and structural pest control operator.
Beekeepers doing business in Kern County are required to register with the County before January 30 each year. Download the registration form and Apiary Movement Notice here.