Welcome to the Committee on Agriculture

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction includes agricultural commissions, agricultural commodities, Department of Food and Agriculture, expositions and fairs, farmers markets, food access, food labeling, labeling of agricultural commodities, livestock and poultry, marketing orders and agreements, milk and milk products, pest management, veterinarians: agricultural issues. 

California Department of Food and Agriculture COVID-19 information

Cal/OSHA Safety and Health Guidance: COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees

Esmeralda Soria, Chair

Assembly Member Esmeralda Soria, Chair of the Agriculture Committee

Devon Mathis, Vice Chair

Assembly Member Devon J. Mathis,
Vice Chair of the Agriculture Committee

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Deadline for position letters is by 5:00 p.m. one week prior to the hearing date. 
Position letters need to be on letterhead and have signature of those listed on the letter. Submit Position Letter

CDFA Flood Recovery Resource Information


Important COVID-19 Information

We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.


Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Agriculture Committee
1020 N Street, Room 362
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2084 phone

916.319.2184 fax
Members & Staff

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