NOTICE: Effective immediately: Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and staff shortages, Central Licensing will be closed daily between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM until further notice. We appreciate your consideration and patience. Thank you.
Because of a statewide initiative to encourage teleworking by state employees, the Arizona Department of Agriculture is asking our customers to interact with us via phone and email.
If you must come to the office please schedule an appointment with the appropriate person to ensure they will be at the office when you do get here.
Walk-in customers, without an appointment, may experience significant delays in processing times due to staffing issues.
Customers with an appointment will take priority.
Phone numbers to call for each Division are as follows:
|Agricultural Consultation and Training (ACT):||602-542-0137|
|Animal Services Division (ASD):||602-542-6407|
|Citrus Fruit and Vegetable (CFV):||602-542-0439|
|Director's Assistant Anita Landy:||602-680-0386|
|Environmental and Plant Services Division (EPSD):||602-542-3579 (ESS)
|Food Insecurity Issues - Michele Mellott:||602-680-0923|
|Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Nogales:||520-281-0783|
|Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Yuma:||928-317-1345|
|Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA):||602-542-0976|
|HR Manager - Melissa Meek||602-542-0925|
|Pest Management Division (PMD):||602-255-3664|
|PIO/Legislative Assistant - Rob Smook||602-542-3032|
|PSD Industrial Hemp:||602-542-3228|
|State Agriculture Laboratory (SAL):||602-744-4903|
|Weights and Measures Services Division (WMSD):||602-542-4373, option 4|
Link to Governor Ducey's EOs: https://azgovernor.gov/executive-orders
All questions about Marijuana should go to - email: [email protected] or, call: 602-364-0857.
Mission and Vision
To support and promote Arizona agriculture in a way that encourages farming, ranching and agribusiness, protects the well-being of people, plants, animals and the environment while safeguarding commerce, consumers and natural resources.
To be recognized as a global leader in enhancing and protecting agricultural commerce, championing consumer awareness and protection while fostering and promoting an understanding of Arizona agricultural products and producers.
Podcasts by the Department can be found at https://agriculture.az.gov/news/department-agriculture-pod-casts
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