Welcome to the Tri County Chapter

Recent & Upcoming

USDA rules on hemp pose challenges for growers

12.3.2019 Oregon senators and farmers across the country are asking for changes to draft hemp regulations announced by USDA in October. For our friends just north of us.  Full article Here

Legislative Report 2019

By George Soares   Every year the California State Legislature has about nine months—roughly January to September—to conduct its business. Thousands of legislative proposals, usually shaped in the prior Fall months, began their tortured journey through policy and appropriations committees, and Senate and Assembly Floor votes, with some ending up on the Governor’s desk for […]

Agri-Pulse: Ag Significant Contributor to California Economy

November 13, 2019 Agri-Pulse published on the 13th a graph of economic contributions to California’s Economy.  Ag or “Working Landscapes” was 6.4% of the states economy. That is over 300 Billion dollars in sales.  Specifically, over 263 Billion is in Ag alone. PCA’s work does not go un-noticed! For more details and to read the […]

2017 Agricultural Report for Lassen County

Tri-Counties CAPCA Members.  Lassen County has allowed us to post their Ag reports on our chapter pages.  They are a great tool to measure the performance of the county.  to explore the report, click HERE

New Interim Recommended Permit Conditions for Chlorpyrifos

November 15, 2018 California Department of Pesticide Regulations announced today their New Permit Conditions for the use of Chlorpyrifos. A complete description of their proposed Permit Conditions are listed HERE. A summary of the new conditions recommended by DPR: Aerial applications are banned Discontinuing its use on most crops. Chlorpyrifos will be restricted to “critical […]

CAPCA Chapter and CAPCA Ed Events Calendar

CAPCA has released the Chapter and State Office Meetings**.  Check for a meeting near you! ** Dates MAY be added/changed Download Printable Calendar 12/4/2019 Escondido San Diego CAPCA Laws and Regs Seminar San Diego CAPCA 12/10/2019 Rohnert Park North Coast CPACA CE Meeting North Coast CAPCA 1/28/2020 Bakersfield Kern CAPCA Label Update Kern County CAPCA […]

CAPCA’s Bee Where Project Makes Debut

October 25th, CAPCA introduced our Bee Where Project.  Together with a coalition of Associations, CAPCA was able to ‘put teeth’ into current apiary regulations.  For the full story from Western Farm press, click HERE

Meeting Information

First Tuesday of each month except April, May & June
Pappy Ganders, Merrill, OR
Contact: Corey Thompson (541) 205-1262

Key Contacts

Corey Thompson

Tri-County Chapter President
P: (541) 205-1262

Corey Thompson

Tri-County State Director
P: (541) 205-1262

Paul Kjos

Shasta County Ag Commissioner

3179 Bechelli Lane, Suite 210
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 224-4949


Meet Paul

Craig Hemphill

Lassen County Ag Commissioner

175 Russell Ave
Susanville, CA 96130-4299
(530) 251-8110


Gary Fensler

Modoc County Ag Commissioner

202 W 4th Street
Alturas, CA 96101-3915
(530) 233-6401


Tim Gibson

Plumas and Sierra County Ag Commissioner

208 Fairgrounds Road
Quincy, CA 95971-9462

(530) 283-6365


Jim Smith

Siskiyou County Ag Commissioner

525 S Foothill Drive
Yreka, CA 96097-3090

(530) 841-4033


Joe Moreo

Trinity County Ag Commissioner

173 Tom Bell Road (Physical Address)
PO Box 1446 (Mailing Address)
Weaverville, CA 96093-1466

(530) 623-1356