State Inspectors List & Department Office Locations  


Department of Agriculture & Industries: Apiary Section

1445 Federal Drive
Montgomery 36107

Title: Chief Apiary Inspector
Name: Randy Hamann
Phone: 334-850-7758



Alaska Department of Natural Resources: Division of Agriculture

1800 Glenn Highway
Suite 12, Palmer 99645

Title: Administrative Assistant
Name: Kirk Brown
Phone: 907-745-7200
Fax: 907-745-7254



Arizona Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Consultation & Training

1688 West Adams St
Phoenix 85007

Title: Assistant Director
Name: Brett Cameron
Phone: 602-542-0984
Fax: 602-364-0830
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Arkansas State Plant Board

1 Natural Resources Dr.
Little Rock 72205

Title: Manager
Name: Mark Stoll
Phone: 501-225 1598
Fax: 501-225-3590
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California Department of Food and Agriculture

1220 N Street, Room A-370
Sacramento 95814

Title: Associate Agricultural Biologist
Name: Courtney Albrecht
Phone: 916-654-0317
Fax: 916-654-0986
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Colorado State Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industry Apiary Programs

700 Kipling Street, Suite 4000
Lakewood 80215

Title: Colorado State Apiculturist 
Name: Mitchell Yergert
Phone: 303-239-4142
Fax: 303-239-4177
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Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

P.O. Box 1106
New Haven 06504

Title: State Apiary Inspector
Name: Mark Creighton
Phone: 203-974-8479
Fax: 203-974-8502
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Delaware Department of Agriculture Division of Production & Promotion

2320 South DuPont Highway
Dover 19901

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Meghan McConnell
Phone: 302-698-4585
Fax: 302-697-6287
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Florida State Dept. of Ag. & Consumer Service Division of Plant Industry

P.O. Box 147100
Gainesville 32614

Title: Chief Apiary Inspector
Name: David Westervelt
Phone: 352-395-4633
Fax: 352-395-4624
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Georgia Department of Agriculture Plant Protection Division

P.O. Box 114
Tifton 31793

Title: Chief Apiary Inspector
Name: David Williams
Phone: 229-386-7050
Fax: 229-386-7052
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Hawaii Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industry

1428 South King Street
Honolulu 96814

Title: Entomologist
Name: Danielle Downey
Phone: 808-963 5483
Fax: 808-973-9533
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Idaho Department of Agriculture

P.O. Box 790
Boise 83701

Title: Chief, Bureau of Feed and Plant Services
Name: Michael E. Cooper
Phone: 208-332-8620
Fax: 208-334-2283
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Illinois Dept. of Agriculture Division of Natural Resources

P.O. BOX 19281
Springfield 62794

Title: Apiary Inspection Supervisor
Name: Steve Chard
Phone: 217-782-6297
Fax: 217-524-4882
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Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology

402 West Washington Street
Room W290, Indianapolis 46204

Title: Chief Apiary Inspector
Name: Kathleen M. Prough
Phone: 317-232 4123
Fax: 317-232-2649
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 Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship Bureau of Entomology & Plant Science

2230 South Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny 50023

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Andrew Joseph
Phone: 515-725-1470
Fax: 515-725-1471
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Kansas Department of Agriculture Plant Protection Section

901 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka 66612

Title: Plant Protection Program Supervisor
Name: Jeff Vogel
Phone: 785-862-2180
Fax: 785-862-2182
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Kentucky Department of Agriculture

100 Fair Oaks Lane
Suite 252, Frankfort 40601

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Tammy Horn
Phone: 856-622-2334
Fax: 502-564-7852
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Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

P.O. Box 3596
Baton Rouge 70821

Title:  DVM, Commissioner
Name: Mike Strain
Phone: 225-925-8100
Fax: 225-925-3760


Maine Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industry

SHS #28
Augusta 04333

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Jennifer Lund
Phone: 207-287-7562
Fax: 207-287-7548
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Maryland Department of Agriculture Plant Protection Section

50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis 21401

Title: State Apiary Inspector
Name: Cybil Preston
Phone: 410-562-3464
Fax: 410-841-5835
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Bureau of Farm Products MA Department of Food and Agriculture

251 Causeway Street
Boston 02114

Title: Apiary Inspector
Name: Alfred R. Carl, Jr
Phone: 617-626-1802
Fax: 617-626-1850
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Michigan Department of Agriculture

Rural Development, Pesticide & Plant Pest Management Division

525 West Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909

Title: Nursery, Seed & Apiary Specialist
Name: Andria McCubbin
Phone: 517-599-5748
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Minnesota Department of Agriculture

32736 180th Street
Starbuck 56381

Title: Apiary Program Coordinator
Name: Blane White
Phone: 651-201-6578
Fax: 651-215-9687
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Bureau of Plant Industry

P.O. Box 5207
Mississippi 39762

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Kenneth Calcote
Phone: 662-325-8488
Fax: 662-325-8397
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Missouri Department of Agriculture

Plant Industry Division

P.O. Box 630
Jefferson City 65102

Title: State Entomologist
Name: Collin Wamsley
Phone: 573-751-5505
Fax: 573-751-0005
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Montana Department of Agriculture

Pest Management Bureau

303 Roberts
Helena 59601

Title: Entomologist
Name: Alyssa Piccolomini
Phone: 406-444-3790
Fax: 406-444-9466
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Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Bureau of Plant Industry

P.O. Box 94756
Lincoln 68509

Title: State Entomologist
Name: Julie Van Meter
Phone: 402-471-2351
Fax: 402-471-6892
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Nevada Division of Agriculture

350 Capitol Hill Avenue
Reno 89502

Title: State Entomologist
Name: Jeff Knight
Phone: 775-353-3767
Fax: 775-353-3638
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New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry

State Lab Bldg.
6 Hazen Dr, Concord 03301

Title: Apiary Inspector
Name: Dave Priebe
Phone: 603-271-3691
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New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industry

P.O. Box 330
Trenton 08625

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Tim Schuler
Phone: 609-406-6939
Fax: 609-406-6960
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New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology & Nursery Industries

P.O. Box 30005
Las Cruces 88003

Title: Apiarist
Name: Ryan Hiles
Phone: 575-646-3207
Fax: 575-646-5977
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New York

New York Department of Agriculture & Markets

1 Winners Circle, Capital Plaza
Albany 12235

Title: Apiarist
Name: Paul Cappy
Phone: 518-457-2087
Fax: 518-457-1204
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North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Agriculture Plant Industry Division

P.O. Box 27647
Raleigh 27611

Title: Apiary Inspection Supervisor
Name: Donald I. Hopkins
Phone: 919-218-3310
Fax: 919-233-8394
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North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Agriculture Plant Industries Division

600 E. Boulevard
Department 602, Bismarck 58505

Title: Apiary Inspector
Name: Samantha Brunner
Phone: 701-328-4765
Fax: 701-328-2240
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Ohio Department of Agriculture Plant Industry and Consumer Services

8995 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg 43068

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Barbara Bloetscher
Phone: 614-728-6373
Fax: 614-466-9754
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Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture Consumer Protection Services

P.O. Box 52884
Oklahoma City, OK 73152

Title: Apiary Specialist
Name: Garry Phillips
Phone: 405-205-2669
Fax: 405-522-4584
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Oregon Department of Agriculture Commodity Inspection Division

Agriculture Building, 635 Capitol Street, N.E.
Salem 97310

Title: Administrator
Name: Jim Cramer
Phone: 503-986-4620
Fax: 503-986-4737
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State Department of Agriculture

2301 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg 17110

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Karen Roccasecca
Phone: 717-346-9567
Fax: 717-705-6518
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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Dept. of Environmental Man. Division of Ag. & Resource Marketing

235 Promenad Street
Room 370, Providence 02908

Title: State Apiarist
Name: James R. Lawson
Phone: 401-222-2781 ext. 4519
Fax: 401-222-6047
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South Carolina

Department of Plant Industry

204 B North Gum Street
Summerville 29483

Title: Inspector
Name: Brad Cavin
Phone: 864-596-2993 ext. 113
Fax: 864-596-3602

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Foss Building 523 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre 57501

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Bob Reiners
Phone: 605-773-3796
Fax: 605-773-3481
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The University of Tennessee
Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture
Ellington Ag. Center
Box 40627 Melrose Station

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Michael Struder
Phone: 615-837-5342
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Texas A & M University Apiary Inspection Service

College of Agriculture
College Station 77843

Title:  Assistant Chief Apiary Inspector
Name: Bill Baxter
Phone: 979-845-9713
Fax: 979-845-0983
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Utah Department of Agriculture & Food Division of Plant Industry

350 North Redwood Road
Salt Lake City 84114

Title: Entomologist
Name: Clinton Burfitt
Phone: 801-538-7184
Fax: 801-538-7189
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Vermont Agency of Agriculture Plant Industry Division

116 State Street, Drawer 20
Montpelier 05620

Title: Agricultural Production Specialist
Name: Stephen G. Parise
Phone: 802-828-2426


Virginia Agency of Agriculture Plant Industry Division

P.O. Box 1163
Richmond VA 23218

Title: State Apiarist
Name: Keith R. Tignor
Phone: 804-786-3515
Fax: 804-371-7793
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Washington Department of Agriculture

P.O. Box 42560
Yakima 98504

Title: Pest Program Manager
Name: Brad White
Phone: 360-902-2071
Fax: 360-920-2094
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West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Agriculture Marketing and Development Division

1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston 25305

Title: Apiary Inspector
Name: Wade Stiltner
Phone: 304-550-0589
Fax: 304-558-2270
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WI Dept. of Ag., Trade and Cons. Protection ARM Division, Plant Ind. Lab and Apiary Prog

P.O. Box 8911
Madison 53708

Title: State Apiary Inspector
Name: Elizabeth Meils
Phone: 608-224-4572
Fax: 608-224-4656
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Wyoming Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industry

2219 Carey Avenue
Cheyenne 82002

Title: Asst. Manager
Name: Polly Cross
Phone: 307-777-7324
Fax: 307-777-1943
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National Research Labs

USDA - ARS Bee Research Laboratory

Beltsville 20705

Title: Research Leader
Name: Evans, Jay Daniel
Phone: 301-504-5143
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USDA - ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, & Physiology Laboratory

1157 Ben Hur Road
Baton Rouge 70820-5502

Title: Research Leader
Name: Thomas Rinderer
Phone: 225-767-9280
Fax: 225-766-9212
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USDA - ARS Carl Hayden Bee Research Center

2000 East Allen Road
Tuscon 85719

Title: Research Leader
Name: Gloria Degrandi-Hoffman
Phone: 520-670-6380 ext 103
Fax: 520-670-6493
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