Office of Ag Marketing and Product Promotion Program Contacts

111 Corporate Drive
ph: (502) 573-0282, option 1
fax:  (502) 573-2543
Executive Director Melanie Blandford (502) 573-0282
Agriculture Education Elizabeth Gordon (502) 573-0282
Agritourism Amelia Wilson (502) 573-0282
Aquaculture Angela Caporelli (502) 573-0282
At-Cost Promotional Items Donna Baker (502) 573-0282
Beef Shows Carrie Tilghman Derossett (502) 573-0282
Beef Cattle Marketing Tim Dietrich (502) 573-0282
Business Development Ben Shaffar (502) 573-0282
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Sharon Spencer (502) 573-0282
County Fairs Chris Caudill (502) 573-0282
Dairy Marketing Eunice Schlappi (502) 573-0282
Dairy Shows Ethan Berry (502) 573-0282
Direct Meat Marketing   (502) 573-0282
Domestic Trade Shows Alisha Morris (502) 573-0282
Equine Ben Shaffar (502) 573-0282
Farm Safety Dale Dobson (502) 573-0282
Farmer's Care   (502) 573-0282
Farmers' Markets Sharon Spencer (502) 573-0282

Farmland Preservation/
PACE

Elizabeth Gordon (502) 573-0282
Forage Testing Kimberly Field (502) 573-0282
Forage Testing (All counties using the 270 area code) Jim Wade (502) 573-0282
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Josh Lindau (502) 573-0282
Ginseng Anna Lucio (502) 573-0282
Goat Shows Shawn Zollman (502) 573-0282
Grants

Josh Lindau (Specialty Crop Block Crop Grants)
Jonathan Van Balen (Kentucky Proud Promotional Grants)

(502) 573-0282
Grape and Wine Tyler Madison (502) 573-0282
Hay Hotline Pamela McNabb (502) 573-0282
Hemp Doris Hamilton (502) 573-0282
Horticulture (Ornamental, Produce) Josh Lindau (502) 573-0282
International Marketing Jonathan Van Balen (502) 573-0282
Kentucky Proud Membership Vicky Stucker (502) 573-0282
Kentucky Youth Points Program Please contact the respective Show and Fair Promotion species corrdinator (502) 573-0282
Lamb Shows Evan Davis (502) 573-0282
Market News John Chism (502) 573-0282
Meat Grader Program Donovan Pigg (502) 229-9187
Mobile Science Center - Eastern Kentucky Matthew Hayes (502) 573-0282
Mobile Science Center - North Central Kentucky Brandy Graves (502) 573-0282
Mobile Science Center - Western Kentucky Jason Hodge (502) 573-0282
Organic Adam Watson (502) 573-0282
Plant Marketing Brent Burchett (502) 573-0282
Poultry Marketing   (502) 573-0282
Ready, Set, Grow   (502) 573-0282
Restaurant Rewards Angela Caporelli (502) 573-0282

Shows and Fairs Promotion

Chris Caudill (502) 573-0282
Sheep and Goat Marketing Tess Caudill (502) 573-0282
Swine Marketing   (502) 573-0282
Swine Shows Lashley Williams Stith (502) 573-0282