Apiary Inspectors

State Apiarist Directory

ALABAMA
Dennis Barclift
State Apiarist
Dept. of Ag. & Industries
PO Box 3336
Montgomery, AL 36109-0336

Phone: (334) 240-7225
Fax: (334) 240-7168
Email: dennis.barclift@agri.alabama.gov


ALASKA
Doug Warner
Development Specialist
Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture
1800 Glen Hwy #12
Palmer, AK 99645

Phone: (907) 745-7200
Fax: (907) 745-7112
Email: douglasw@dnr.state.ak.us


ARIZONA
Brett Cameron
Ass’t Director, Ag Consulting & Training
Arizona Dept. of Ag.
1688 W. Adams
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: (602) 542-0984
Fax: (602) 364-0830
Email:bret.cambern@agric.state.az.us


ARKANSAS
Mark Stoll
Ed Levi
Arkansas State Plant Board
No. 1 Natural resources dr
Little Rock, AR 72205

Phone: (501) 225-1598
Fax: (501) 225-3590
Email: mark.stoll@aspb.ar.gov

Notes: Ed Levi’s
Email: elevi@mvtel.net; ed.levi@aspb.ar.gov


COLORADO
Mitchell Yergert
Chief Plant & Insect Section
Division of Plant Industry
Colorado Dept. of Agriculture
700 Kipling St, Suite 4000
Lakewood, CO 80215-5894
Phone: (303) 239-4142

Fax: (303) 239-4177

Email: mitchell.yergert@ag.state.co.us


CONNECTICUT
Mark H Creighton
Apiary Inspector
CT Ag. Experiment Station
123 Huntington St
New Haven, CT 06504
Phone: (203) 530-5743

Fax: (203) 974-8502

Email: Mark.Creighton@ct.gov


DELAWARE
Robert Mitchell
Delaware Dept. of Agriculture
Division of Production & Promotion
2320 S. DuPont Hwy.
Dover, DE 19001

Phone: (302) 739-4811
Fax: (302) 697-6287

Email: Robert.Mitchell@state.de.us


FLORIDA
G. W. (Jerry) Hayes, JR
Chief of Apiary Inspection
Division of Plant Industry
FL Dept. of Ag. & Consumer Services
1911 SW 34th Street
PO Box 147100
Gainesville, FL 32014-7100

Phone: (352) 372-3505
Fax: (352) 334-0715
Email: hayesg@doacs.state.fl.us

Notes: Phone number extension is 128


GEORGIA
Barry Smith
Manager, Plant Protection Programs
GA Dept. of Agriculture
PO box 114
Tifton, GA 31793

Phone: (229) 386-3464
Fax: (912) 386-7052
Email: bsmith@agr.state.ga.us


HAWAII
Mohsen M. Ramadan, Entomologist
Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture
Dvision of Plant Industry
1428 S. King Street
Honolulu, HI 96814

Phone: (808) 973-9526
Fax: (808) 973-9533
Email: moshen.m.ramadan@hawwaii.gov


IDAHO
Michael E Cooper, Chief
Plant Industries Division
Idaho Dept. of Agriculture
2270 Old Penitentiary Rd.
PO Box 790
Boise, ID 83701

Phone: (208) 332-8620

Fax: (208) 334-2283

Email: mcooper@idahoag.us


ILLINOIS
Steve Chard
Apiary Inspection Supervisor
Illinois Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 19281
Springfield, IL 62794-9281

Phone: (217) 782-6297
Fax: (217) 557-0093
Email: steve.chard@illinois.gov


INDIANA
Kathleen M. Prough
Chief Apiary Inspector
IN Dept of Natural Resources
Div. of Ent. & Plant Pathology
402 W. Washington St
Room W290
Indinapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317) 232-4120
Fax: (317) 232-2649
Email: kprough@dnr.in.gov


IOWA
Maury Wills
Project Coordinator
Iowa Dept. of Agriculture
502 E. 9th
Des Moines, IA 50319

Phone: (515) 281-5783
Email: maury.wills@idals.state.in.us


KANSAS
Tom Sanders
Bill Scott
Plant Protection Program Manager
KS Dept of Agriculture
Plant Protection Section
PO Box 19282
Topeka, KS 66619-0282

Phone: (785) 862-2180
Fax: (785) 862-2182
Email: tsanders@kda.state.ks.us

Notes: Bill Scott;s Email: bscott@kda.state.ks.us


KENTUCKY
Philip Craft
State Apiarist
Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture
100 Fair Oaks
Suite 252
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 564-3956
Fax: (502) 564-7852
Email: phil.craft@ky.gov


LOUSIANA
Allen Fabre
Adm. Coord.of Nursery & Apiary Prog.
LA Dept. of Ag. & Forestry
PO Box 1596
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3596

Phone: (225) 342-8054
Fax: (225) 925-3760
Email: allen_f@ldaf.state.la.us

Notes: Alternate Phone Number: (252) 952-8102


MAINE
Tony Jadczak
State Apiarist
Maine Dept. of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
Station #28
Augusta, ME 04333

Phone: (207) 287-7562
Fax: (207) 287-7548
Email: anthony.m.jadczak@maine.gov


MARYLAND
Jerry E Fischer, Sr
State Apiary Inspector
MD Dept. of Agriculture
Plant Protection Section
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: (410) 841-5920
Fax: (410) 841-5835
Email: Fischeje@mda.state.md.us


MASSACHUSETTS
Alfred R. Carl, Jr.
Program Coordinator
Bureau of Farm Prod. & Plant Ind.
MA Dept. of Food & Agriculture
251 Causeway St.
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114-2151

Phone: (617) 626-1802
Fax: (617) 626-1850
Email: al.carl@state.ma.us


MICHIGAN
Michael G. Hansen
State Apiarist
MI Dept. of Agriculture
Pesticide & Platn Pest Mgmt. Div.
4032 M-130
Building 116
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Phone: (269) 428-2575
Fax: (269) 429-1007
Email: hansenmg@michigan.gov


MINNESOTA
Daniel Pasche
Apiary Program Coordinator
MN Dept. of Agriculture
625 Robert St. N.
St. Paul, MN 55155

Phone: (320) 239-4725
Fax: (320) 239-4725
Email: daniel.pasche@state.mn.us


MISSISSIPPI
Harry Fulton
State Apiarist
MS Dept. of Agriculture
Bureau of Plant Industry
PO Box 5207
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (662) 325-7765
Fax: (662) 325-0397
Email: harry@mdac.state.ms.us


MISSOURI
Michael E Brown
State Entomologist
MO Dept. of Agriculture
Plant Industry Division
PO Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573) 751-0005
Email: Michael.Brown@mda.mo.gov


MONTANA
Patricia Denke
State Entomologist
MT Dept. of Agriculture
303 N. Roberts
Helena, MT 59620

Phone: (406) 444-3730
Fax: (406) 444-7336
Email: pdenke@mt.gov


NEBRASKA
Buzz Vance
NE Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 94756
Lincoln, NE 68509-4756

Phone: (402) 471-6853
Email: bvance@agr.ne.gov


NEVADA
Apiary Inspection
Agricultural Programs Coordinator
Nevada Division of Agriculture
350 Capitol Hill Ave
Reno, NV 89502

Phone: (702) 688-1180
Fax: (702) 688-1178


NEW HAMPSHIRE
Thomas Durkis
State Entomologist
NH Dept. of Agr. Markets & Food
6 Hazen Dr
Lab D
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: (603) 271-2561
Fax: (603) 271-3692
Email: tdurkis@agr.state.nh.us


NEW JERSEY
Tim Schuler
State Apiarist
NJ Dept. of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
PO box 330
Trenton, NJ 08625-0330

Phone: (609) 984-2263
Fax: (609) 292-4710
Email: Tim.Schuler@ag.state.nj.us

Notes: http://www.state.nj.us/agriculture/divisions/pi/prog/beeinspection.html


NEW MEXICO
Greg Watson
Assisitant Bureau Chief
NM Dept. of Agriculture
Bureau of Ent. & Nursery Industries
MSC-3BA
PO Box 30005
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8005

Phone: (505) 646-3207
Fax: (505) 646-5977
Email: gwatson@nmda.nmsu.edu


NEW YORK
Kevin King, Director
NY Dept. of Agr. & Markets
10B Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12235

Phone: (518) 457-2087
Fax: (518) 457-1204
Email: Kevin.King@agmkt.state.ny.us


NORTH CAROLINA
Donald I Hopkins
Apiary Inspection Supervisor
Plant Industry Division
NC Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 27647
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 233-8214
Fax: (919) 233-8394
Email: don.hopkins@ncmail.net


NORTH DAKOTA
SAMANTHA BRUNNER
State Apiary Inspector
ND Dept. of Agriculture
600 E. Blvd.
Dept. 602
Bismarck, ND 58505-0020

Phone: 701-328-4765
Fax: (701) 328-2240
Email: sbrunner@nd.gov


OHIO
Barbara Bloetscher
Apiary Specialist
OH Dept. of Agriculture
Div of Plant Industry – Apiary
8995 E Main St
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-3399

Phone: (614) 728-6373
Email: apiary@agri.ohio.gov


OKLAHOMA
Garry Phillips
Apiary Specialist
OK Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 528804
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-8804

Phone: (405) 205-2669
Email: gphillips@oda.state.ok.us


OREGON
Jim Cramer
Commodity Inspection Division
OR Dept. of Agriculture
Agriculture Building
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97310-0110

Phone: (503) 986-4620
Fax: (503) 986-4737
Email: jcramer@oda.state.or.us


PENNSYLVANIA
Dennis vanEngelsdorp
State Apiarist
State Dept. of Agriculture
2301 N Cameron St
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: (717) 772-5225
Fax: (717) 783-3275
Email: c-dvanengl@state.pa.us


RHODE ISLAND
James R Lawson
State Apiary Inspector
R1 Dept. of Enviornmental Mgmt
Division of Agri. & Resource Marketing
235 Promenade St
Room 370
Providence, RI 02908-5767

Phone: (401) 222-2781
Fax: (401) 222-6047
Email: james.lawson@dem.ri.gov


SOUTH CAROLINA
Stephen Bradley Cavin
State Apiarist
Clemson University
Department of Plant Industry
612 Chesnee Highway
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: (864) 596-2993  Ext: 113
Email: scavin@clemson.edu


SOUTH DAKOTA
Robert Reiners
State Apiarist
SD Dept. of Agriculture
Foss Building
523 E. Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501-3182

Phone: (605) 773-3796
Fax: (605) 773-3481
Email: bob.reiners@state.sd.us


TENNESSEE
Gray Haun
Apiary Program Administrator
TN Dept. of Agirculture
PO Box 40627
Melrose Station
Nashville, TN 37204

Phone: (615) 837-5338
Fax: (615) 837-5246
Email: Walker.Haun@state.tn.us


TEXAS
Paul Jackson
Chief Apiary Inspector
Apiary Inspection Service
Texas A & M University
College of Agriculture
College Station, TX 77843-2475

Phone: (979) 845-9714
Fax: (979) 845-0983
Email: Lsebesta@ag.tamu.edu


UTAH
Edward J. Bianco
State Entomologist
UT State Dept. of Agriculture
350 N. Redwood Rd
Box 146500
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6500

Phone: (801) 537-7184
Fax: (801) 538-7189
Email: ebianco@utah.gov


VERMONT
Stephen G. Parise, Apiculturist
VT Dept. of Agriculture
Plant Industry Division
116 State St
Drawer 20
Montpelier, VT 05620-2901

Phone: (802) 828-2431
Fax: (802) 828-1410
Email: steve.parise@state.vt.us


VIRGINIA
Keith R. Tignor
State Apiarist
VA State Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: (804) 786-3515
Fax: (804) 371-7793
Email: Ktignor@vdacs.virginia.gov


WASHINGTON
Cliff Weed
WA State Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 42560
Olympia, WA 98589-2589

Phone: (509) 225-2607
Fax: (509) 454-7858


WEST VIRGINIA
Jean Smith
State Apiarist
WV Dept. of Agriculture
Marketing & Development
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305

Phone: (304) 558-2210
Fax: (304) 558-2270
Email: jsmith@ag.state.wv.us


WISCONSIN
Elizabeth Meils
State Apiarist
WI Dept. of Agriculture
2811 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53708-8911

Phone: (608) 224-4572
Fax: (608) 224-4656
Email: Elizabeth.Meils@datcp.state.wi.us


WYOMING
Henry R. Uhden
Consumer Protection Supervisor
WY Dept. of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
2219 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0100

Phone: (307) 777-6574
Fax: (307) 777-6593
Email: huhden@missc.state.wy.us