Office of Marketing Program Contacts

We are located at 111 Corporate Drive, you can also contact us at (502) 573-0282, fax (502) 573-2543

Office for Agricultural Marketing

Melanie Blandford (502) 573-0282 Executive Director
Ben Conner (502) 782-4130 Special Projects Coordinator
Tim D. Hughes (502) 782-4103 Deputy Executive Director
Tyler Madison (502) 782-4117 Special Assistant
Roger Snell (502) 782-4124 Retail Projects

Direct Farm Marketing

Donna Baker (502) 782-4102 Agritourism, At-Cost
Alisha Morris (502) 782-4119 Farm to Fork
Sharon Spencer (502) 782-4127 Director, Community Supported Agriculture & Farmers' Markets

Education and Outreach

Dale Dobson (502) 782-4136 Farm Safety
Elizabeth Gordon (502) 782-4125 Director
Brandy Graves (502) 573-0282 Mobile Science Center - North Central Kentucky
Jason Hodge (270) 575-7162 Mobile Science Center - Western Kentucky
Richard Nolen (502) 782-4132 PACE, Farm Safety
Matthew Hayes (502) 573-0282 Mobile Science Center - Eastern Kentucky

Promotion and Development

Chad Smith (502) 782-4123 Director
Vicky Stucker (502) 782-4129 Kentucky Proud Membership
Jonathan Van Balen (502) 782-4132 International Marketing & Grants

Livestock & Market News

Mike Bell (502) 573-0282 Market News
Angela Caporelli (502) 782-4104 Aquaculture
Tess Caudill (502) 782-4106 Sheep and Goat
John Chism (502) 782-4107 Director
Tim Dietrich (502) 782-4109 Livestock
Travis Gabbard (502) 582-5293 Market News
Jeff Harrod (502) 573-0282 Market News
Todd Henning (502) 573-0282 Market News
Bill Holleran (502) 573-0282 Market News
Mitchel Logsdon (502) 573-0282 Market News
Donovan Pigg (502) 229-9187 Meat Grader Program
Mark Rouse (502) 573-0282 Market News
Eunice Schlappi (502) 782-4122 Dairy
Chip Stewart (502) 582-5293 Market News

Plant

Brent Burchett (502) 782-4120 Plant Marketing
Megan Clark (502) 782-4112 Organic
Kimberly Field (502) 782-9210 Forage Testing
Sarah Gravitt (502) 782-4126 Hemp
Jim Wade (502) 573-0282 Forage Testing (All counties using the 270 area code)
Doris Hamilton (502) 782-4113 Hemp
Josh Lindau (502) 782-4115 Horticulture (Ornamental, Produce), Grants, GAP
Anna Lucio (502) 782-4116 Ginseng
Pamela McNabb (502) 782-4110 Hay Hotline
Karen Morgan (502) 782-4121 Organic
Michelle Shane (502) 782-4140 Hemp

Shows and Fairs

Ethan Berry (502) 782-4134 Dairy Shows
Chris Caudill (502) 782-4105 Director
Evan Davis (502) 782-4108 Lamb Shows
Lashley Stith (502) 782-4135 Swine Shows
Shawn Zollman (502) 782-4137 Goat Shows