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Market News Contacts

Please select a Division tab above for commodity specific contact information.

For general inquiries, please send an email to mymarketnews@usda.gov

 

Cotton Market News Contact

Barbara Meredith, Division Director
Memphis, TN
E-mail:  Barbara.Meredith@usda.gov
Phone: (901) 384-3016

Cathy L. Greene, Deputy Director
Memphis, TN
E-mail:  Cathy.Greene@usda.gov
Phone: (901) 384-3016

Veronica Williamson, National Reporter
Florence, SC
E-mail: Veronica.Williamson@usda.gov
Phone: (843) 667-4381

Danny Pino, Southeast Area Reporter (AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA)
Macon, GA
E-mail:  Danny.Pino@usda.gov
Phone: (478) 752-3560     

Jeff Carnahan, South Central Area Reporter (AR, LA, MO, MS, TN)
Memphis, TN
E-mail:  Jeff.Carnahan@usda.gov
Phone: (901) 384-3016     

Maria L. Townsend, Far West Area Reporter (AZ, CA, NM)
Visalia, CA
E-mail:  Maria.Townsend@usda.gov
Phone: (559) 651-3015     

Jane Byers-Angle, Southwest Area Reporter (KS, OK, TX)
Lubbock, TX
E-mail:  Jane.Byers-Angle@usda.gov
Phone: 806-472-7635
Fax: 806-472-7630

Dairy Market News Contact

Acting Director
Janet Linder
(608) 422-8588

Europe & Oceania
Eric Graf
(608) 422-8590

Lactose/WPC
Mike Bandli
(608) 422-8592

Central
Israel Weber
(608) 422-8601

Organic/East
Daniel Johnson
(608) 422-8605

East/South America
Jessica Mueller
(608)422-8589

West
Chelsea Rochelle
(608)422-8594

West
Roman Caraman
(608)422-8593

Market News Assistant
Elizabeth Frederick
(608) 422-8587

General 
(608)422-8587
Fax - (608)240-6689
Market News Information System - Recorded Phone Reports
(608)-422-8602

Mailing Address

USDA/AMS/Dairy Market News
4600 American Parkway, Suite 106
Madison, WI 53718-8334

 


 

Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Contact

District of Columbia

(Headquarters)

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN 
1400 Independence Ave, SW
Room 2619-S, STOP 0252
Washington, DC 20250-0252 
Office E-Mail: Wash.LPGMN@usda.gov
Phone: (202) 720-6231

Michael Jeter, Assistant to the Director
Email: Michael.Jeter@usda.gov

Russell Avalos, Assistant to the Director
Email:  Russell.Avalos@usda.gov

Shalon Santana, Assistant to the Director
Email:  Shalon.Santana@usda.gov

John T Gallagher, Deputy Director
Email:  JohnT.Gallagher@usda.gov

Michael Lynch, Director
Email: Michael.Lynch@usda.gov

 

Alabama

Montgomery

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
1445 Federal Drive, Rm. 213
Montgomery, AL 36107-1123
Office E-mail: Montgomery.LPGMN@usda.gov

David Garcia, Officer-In-Charge 
Email: David.Garcia@usda.gov
Phone: (334) 223-7488

 

Arkansas

Little Rock

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
1 Natural Resources Drive, Rm 208 Little Rock, AR 72205

James Ward, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Jamesm.Ward@usda.gov
Phone: (501) 823-1711

 

Colorado

Greeley

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
3459 West 20th Street, Suite 223A
Greeley, CO 80634
Office E-mail: Greeley.LPGMN@usda.gov

Kayley Ellis, Officer-In_Charge
Email: Kayley.Ellis@usda.gov
Phone: (970) 353-9750

 

Florida

Tallahassee

Florida Department of Agriculture

David Garcia, Officer-In_Charge
Email: David.Garcia@usda.gov
Phone: (229) 226-1641

 

Georgia

Atlanta (Poultry)

60 Forsyth Street, SW
Suite 6M80
Atlanta, GA 30303-2407

Annie A. Terry, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Annie.Terry@usda.gov
Phone: (404) 562-5850

 

Thomasville (Livestock)

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
Georgia State Farmer's Market
502 Smith Avenue, Stall 38
P.O. Box 86
Thomasville, GA 31792-0086

David Garcia, Officer-In-Charge
Email: david.garcia@usda.gov
Phone: (229) 226-1641

 

Idaho

Idaho Falls

USDA, AMS, LP, LPGMN
1820 E. 17th Street, Suite 100
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Brittany Koop, Assistant Field Chief
Email: Brittany.Koop@usda.gov
Phone: (816) 868-6259

 

Illinois

Springfield

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
State Fairgrounds, Box 19281
Illinois Dept. of Agriculture
Division of Marketing
Springfield, IL 62794-9281

Russ Travelute, Voluntary Reporting Field Chief
Email: Russ.Travelute@usda.gov
Phone: (816) 676-7000

 

Indiana

Indianapolis

Indiana State Department of Agriculture
One North Capitol Avenue, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Jodee Inman, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Jodee.Inman@usda.gov
Phone: (502) 782-4139

 

Iowa

Des Moines, Federal Office

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
210 Walnut Street, Rm 767
Des Moines, IA 50309-2106
Phone: (515) 284-4460
Office Email: Desm.LPGMN@usda.gov

Jim Bernau, Livestock Mandatory Reporting Field Chief
Email: Jim.Bernau@usda.gov

Lakisha Aller, Assistant Field Chief
Email: Lakisha.Aller@usda.gov

William Worlie, Assistant Field Chief
Email: William.Worlie@usda.gov

Kirk Hatfield, Officer-In-Charge
Email: KirkJ.Hatfield@usda.gov

Dillan Hull, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Dillan.Hull@usda.gov

Chris Sommers, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Chris.Sommers@usda.gov

Des Moines, State Office

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Agricultural Marketing Program
900 E Grand Ave #502
Des Moines, IA 50319

Maury Wills, Bureau Chief - Agriculture Diversification & Market Development
Phone: (515) 281-5783
Email: Maury.Wills@iowaagriculture.gov

 

Kansas

Manhattan

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
1320 Research Park Dr
Manhattan, KS 66502

Tori Laird, Economist
Phone: (785) 564-6726
Email: Tori.Laird@ks.gov

Lonnie Peetz, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Lonnie.Peetz@usda.gov
Phone: (816) 676-7000

 

Kentucky

Frankfort

Kentucky Department of Agriculture
111 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

Jodee Inman, Officer-In-Charge 
Email: jodee.inman@usda.gov
Phone: (502) 782-4139

John Chism, Branch Manager - Market News
Email: john.chism@ky.gov
Phone: (502) 782-4107

 

Minnesota

Minneapolis

Grain Exchange Office
301 4th Ave. South, Suite 880
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Office Email: Minnesota.LPGMN@usda.gov

Carol A. Meinders, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Carol.Meinders@usda.gov
Phone: (612) 370-3258

 

Mississippi

Jackson

Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
121 North Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1609
Jackson, MS 39215

James Ward, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Jamesm.Ward@usda.gov
Phone: (501) 823-1711

 

Missouri

St. Joseph (Federal Office)

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN 
12819 Country Place Drive 
St. Joseph, MO 64505 
Phone: (816) 676-7000
Office E-mail: StJoe.LPGMN@usda.gov

Russ Travelute, Voluntary Reporting Field Chief
Email: Russ.Travelute@usda.gov

Lonnie Peetz, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Lonnie.Peetz@usda.gov

Charlie Potts, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Charlie.Potts@usda.gov

Jefferson City (State Office)

MDA Market Development 
P.O. Box 630 
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Davin Althoff
MDA Market Development
Phone: (573) 522-1796

Tony Hancock
Market News Program Manager
Phone: (573) 751-3459 

 

Montana

Billings

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
Office E-mail: Billings.LPGMN@usda.gov

John Kimbrell, Officer-In-Charge
Email: john.kimbrell@usda.gov
Phone: (406) 210-4792

 

Nebraska

Thomas Walthers, Officer in Charge
Email: thomas.walthers@usda.gov
Phone: (308) 390-5399

 

New Mexico

Las Cruces

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
270 South 17th Street
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Office E-mail: LasCruces.LPGMN@usda.gov
Phone: (575) 373-5791 

Brittany Koop, Assistant Field Chief
Phone: (816) 868-6259
Email: Brittany.Koop@usda.gov

New Mexico Department of Agriculture

721 E. Lime St.
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: (575) 226-3893

 

North Carolina

Raleigh

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
1020 Mail Service Center
2 W. Edenton St.
Raleigh, NC 27699
Phone: (919) 707-3218

Levi Geyer, Assistant Field Chief
Email: Levi.Geyer@usda.gov
Phone: (717) 354-2391

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
2501 Exchange Avenue, Rm. 140
Oklahoma City, OK 73108-2477
Office E-mail: OklahomaCity.LPGMN@usda.gov

Tina Colby, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Tina.Colby@usda.gov
Phone: (405) 232-5425

 

Oregon

Portland

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
1100 NW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR  97209
Office E-mail: Portland.LPGMN@usda.gov
Phone (503) 535-5001

Carol Meinders, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Carol.Meinders@usda.gov
Phone: (612) 370-3258

 

Pennsylvania

New Holland

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
c/o New Holland Sales Stables
101 W. Fulton Street
(For Mail: P.O. Box 155)
New Holland, PA 17557

Levi Geyer, Assistant Field Chief
Email: Levi.Geyer@usda.gov
Phone: (717) 354-2391

 

South Carolina

West Columbia

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
117 Ballard Court
West Columbia, SC 29172
Phone: (803) 737-449

Levi Geyer, Assistant Field Chief
Email: Levi.Geyer@usda.gov
Phone: (717) 354-2391

 

 

South Dakota

Sioux Falls

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
(For Mail: P.O.Box 39
Worthing, SD 57077)
28168 Commerce Ave.
Worthing, SD 57077
Office E-mail: SiouxFalls.LPGMN@usda.gov

Justin Lumpkin, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Justin.Lumpkin@usda.gov
Phone: (605) 372-8350

 

Tennessee

Nashville

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
Melrose Station
Ellington Ag. Center, 440 Hogan Road
Holeman Bldg., Room 101
Nashville, TN 37220
(For Mail: P.O. Box 40627 Nashville, TN 37204)

Jodee Inman, Officer-In-Charge
111 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Email: jodee.inman@usda.gov
Phone: (502) 573-2543

 

Texas

Bushland

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
2300 Experiment Station Rd
P.O. Drawer 10
Bushland, TX 79012
Phone 806-356-5785
Office Email: Amarillo.LPGMN@usda.gov

Tina Colby, Officer-In-Charge
Email: Tina.Colby@usda.gov
Phone: (405) 232-5425

Austin

Texas Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 12847, Capital Station
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: (800) 835-5832

San Angelo

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
Producer's Livestock Auction Bldg.
1131 North Bell
San Angelo, TX 76902-0160
(For Mail:P.O. Box 511 76905-0511)

Rebecca A. Sauder, Officer-In-Charge
Email: rebecca.sauder@usda.gov
Phone: (325) 653-1778

 

Utah

Salt Lake City

Utah Department of Agriculture
350 North Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Leann Hunting, State Director of Animal Industry
Email: leannhunting@utah.gov

Kayley Ellis, Office-In-Charge
Email: Kayley.Ellis@usda.gov
Phone: (970) 353-9750

 

Virginia

Richmond

Virginia Market News Service
102 Governor Street, Suite 355
Richmond, VA 23219-3676
Website: www.vdacs.virginia.gov/marketnews 

Brett Richardson, Program Supervisor
Phone: (804) 371-0319

Russell Avalos, Assistant to the Director (LPGMN)
Email: Russell.Avalos@usda.gov
Phone: (202) 720-3047

 

Washington

Moses Lake

USDA, AMS, LPS, LPGMN
10231 Road H NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 762-6131
Office E-mail: MosesLake.LPGMN@usda.gov

Carol Meinders, Officer-In-Charge
Email: carol.meinders@usda.gov
Phone: (612) 370-3258

 

West Virginia

Charleston

West Virginia Department of Agriculture
1900 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston, WV 25305

Duane Bishoff, Livestock Services Supervisor
Phone: (304) 435-2002 

Russell Avalos, Assistant to the Director (LPGMN)
Email: Russell.Avalos@usda.gov
Phone: (202) 720-3047

 

Wyoming

Torrington

Thomas Walthers, Office-In-Charge
Email: Thomas.Walthers@usda.gov
Phone: (308) 390-5399 

 

Specialty Crops Market News Contact

 

Arizona

Phoenix

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Phoenix Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse 
230 North First Avenue, Suite 404 
 
Abbie Hannon, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (602) 514-7210 
Fax: (602) 514-7215
 

California

Fresno

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
2202 Monterey Street 
Suite 104-A 
Fresno, CA 93721 
 
Lori Tasos, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (559) 487-5178 
Fax: (559) 487-5199
 

Los Angeles

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
1320 E. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 212 
Los Angeles, California 90021-1907 
 
Vacant, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (213) 894-3077 
Fax: (213) 894-2898
 

San Francisco

San Francisco (Burlingame)
Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
831 Mitten Road, Room 200 
Burlingame, California 94010
 
John Newsom, Officer-In-Charge
Phone: (650) 552-9195
Fax:
 

Washington, DC (Headquarters)

USDA, AMS, SC Programs 
Market News Division 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, 
Room 1529-S 
Washington, D.C. 20250-0238 
 
Terry Long, Director
Phone: (202) 720-2175
Fax: (202) 720-0011
 
John Okoniewski, Deputy Director
Phone: (202) 720-9932
Fax: (202) 720-0011
 
Patty Willkie, Branch Chief, Supply Reports
Patty.Willkie@usda.gov
Phone: (202) 205-9690
 

Florida

Miami

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Brickell Plaza Building 
909 S.E. 1st Avenue, Suite 712 
Miami, Florida 33131 

Ashraf Zaki, Officer-in-Charge
Email: Ashraf.Zaki@usda.gov
Phone: (305) 373-2955
Fax: (305) 373-3562

Orlando

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
2461 West State Road 426, Suite 1055 
Oviedo, FL 32765 
 
Cedrick Thomas, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (407) 365-8813 
Fax: (407) 365-9706
 

Georgia

Atlanta

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Building 1-218 
16 Forest Parkway 
Forest Park, Georgia 30297 
 
Mary Metsker 
Phone: (404) 361-1376 
Fax: (404) 363-2523
 
Marcial (Mike) Rafanan, 
Phone: (404) 366-2748
Fax: (404) 363-2523
 
Alesia Swan, Chief of Field Operations
Phone: (404) 361-9785
Fax: (404) 363-2523
 

Idaho

Idaho Falls

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
1820 E. 17th Street 
Suite 100 
Idaho Falls, ID 83404 
 
Mick Davie, Officer-in-Charge 
Phone: (208) 525-0166 
Fax: (208) 525-5546
 

Idaho Falls Satellite Office

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
12819 Country Place Drive 
Saint Joseph, Missouri 64505 
 
Ed Irvine, Market Reporter 
Phone: (816) 676-7051 
Fax: (816) 671-9368
 

Illinois

Chicago

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Chicago International Produce Market 
2404 S. Wolcott, Unit 6 
Chicago, Illinois 60608 
 
John Atsaves 
Phone: (773) 843-1053 
Fax: (773) 843-1092
 

Maryland

Baltimore (Jessup)

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Maryland Wholesale Produce Market 
Building A, Unit 30 
7460 Conowingo Avenue 
Jessup, Maryland 20794-9361 
 
Holly Mozal, Officer-In-Charge
Phone: (410) 799-4840 and 4841 
Fax: (410) 799-8442
 

Massachusetts

Boston

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Boston Market Terminal, Room 10 
34 Market Street 
Everett, Massachusetts 02149 
 
Jim Praski, Officer-in-Charge 
Phone: (617) 387-4498, 4681
Fax: (617) 389-1387
 

Michigan

Benton Harbor

Specialty Crops Market News 
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
830 South Pleasant St 
St. Joseph, MI 49085
 
Debbie Friday, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (269) 982-1004
Fax: (269) 982-1005
 

Detroit

Specialty Crops Market News 
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Detroit Produce Terminal, Room 53 
7201 West Fort Street 
Detroit, Michigan 48209 

Vacant, Officer-In-Charge

 

Missouri

St. Louis

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Unit 1, Produce Row, Room 101 
St. Louis, Missouri 63102-1418 
 
Charlotte Doan, Market Reporter 
Phone: (314) 425-4520 and 4521 
Fax: (314) 621-3214
 

New York

New York (Bronx)

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
275B NYC Terminal Market 
Bronx, New York 10474-7000 
 
Stanley Harris (Vegetables) 
Theressa Collins (Fruit)
Phone: (718) 542-2225,2383,5004
Fax: (718) 378-0891
 

North Carolina

Raleigh

North Carolina Department of Agriculture 
1020 Mail Service Center 
2 W. Edenton St. 
Raleigh, NC 27699
 
Karrie Gonzalez 
Phone: (919) 733-7252
 

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
6700 Essington Avenue, Suite H-208 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19153 
 
Joe Harrison, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (215) 551-6791 
Fax: (215) 336-0355
 

South Carolina

Columbia

Specialty Crops Market News Service 
State Farmers Market, Phillips Conference Center 
117 Ballard Court 
West Columbia, South Carolina 29172 
 
PO Box 11280 
Columbia, South Carolina 29211 
 
Jack Dantzler, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (803) 737-4497 
Fax: (803) 737-4667
 

Texas

Dallas

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
1406 Parker Street, Room 201 
Dallas, Texas 75215 
 
Kathy Posh, Officer-In-Charge 
Phone: (214) 767-5375 and 5377 
Fax: (214) 767-5383
 

Virginia

Onley (Richmond)

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 
102 Governor Street, Suite 355 
Richmond, VA 23219-3676 
 
Brett Richardson 
Phone: (804) 371-0319 
Fax: (804) 371-7787
 

Washington

Yakima

Specialty Crops Market News 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
Agricultural Service Center 
108 South 6th Ave 
Yakima, WA 98902 
 
Jeffrey Main, National Market Reporting Technology Manager 
Phone: (509) 575-8903 
Fax: (509) 575-5648
 

Tobacco Market News Contact

USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 
3275 Appling Road, Room 10
Memphis, TN 38133
 
Barbara Meredith, Market News Director
Phone: (901) 384-3016 
Fax: (901) 384-3036
 

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