California State Board of Food & Agriculture

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture serves the interest of the state's diverse agricultural community. As an advisory board to the governor and secretary, the board addresses key issues that are of importance to California's farmers and ranchers, community stakeholders, and citizens.

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is a fifteen-member state board, appointed by the Governor, and carefully selected to represent a broad range of agricultural commodities, a variety of geographic regions and both the University of California and California State University academic systems.

The board encourages public participation and input in all matters concerning agriculture and food policy within the state.


Upcoming State Board of Food and Agriculture Meetings

December 6, 2022 (Tuesday) – Board Meeting – AGENDA (PDF)

Meeting Location:
California Department of Food and Agriculture
1220 N Street – Main Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814

Zoom Meeting Link:

Webinar ID: 858 1796 8261

Passcode: Board2022!

(Phone Access Passcode: 4024084565)

(Individuals can log-in as “guest” and use an anonymous email account)

Interpretación simultánea (español) transmisión de audio: Marque: 844-460-0074

The next California State Board of Food and Agriculture meeting is scheduled for
February 7, 2023 — Location: TBD

Board Water Committee Meeting

July 26, 2021 - Meeting Canceled

Meeting Location: TBD