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Alabama A&M University

http://www.aamu.edu

 

   

                                       Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology

                                       Email: armitra.davis@aamu.edu

                                       Phone: (256)-372-7132

                               Armitra Jackson-Davis

  

                                     Assistant Professor of Food and Animal Sciences 

                                     Email:  Lamin.kassama@gmail.edu

                                     Phone: (256)-372-4159

                             Lamin S. Kassama

 

  

                                     Extension Specialist

                                     Email: rop0001@aces.edu

                                     Phone: (256)-372-4266

                             Rudy Pacumbaba


Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

www.carolinafarmstewards.org

 

                                             Executive Director

                                             Email: roland@carolinafarmstewards.org

                                             Phone: (919)-542-2402

                                   Roland McReynolds


Clemson University

www.clemson.edu

 

 

                                         Professor

                                         Email: jknorth@clemson.edu

                                         Phone: (864)-656-3688

                               Dr. Julie K. Northcutt

  

                                    Food Safety Associate

                                    Email: kabaker@clemson.edu

                                    Phone: (864)-359-3386

                           Kimberly Baker, PhD, RD, LD

 


Florida A&M University

www.famu.edu

 

  

                                       Professor of Food Science

                                       Email: keawin.sarjeant@famu.edu

                                       Phone: (850)-412-5653

                              Dr. Keawin Sarjeant

 


Local Food Hub

http://www.localfoodhub.org/

           

  

                                       Director of Grower Services

                                       Email: adrianna@localfoodhub.org

                                       Phone: (434)-244-3276

                              Adrianna Vargo

 


Louisiana State University AgCenter

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/

 

 

                                           Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Food Science

                                           Email: ACAdhikari@agcenter.lsu.edu

                                           Phone: (225)-578-2529

                                 Achyut Adhikari

 


Mississippi State University

http://www.fsnhp.msstate.edu/index.asp

http://extension.msstate.edu/

 

                                     Professor and Graduate Coordinator

                                     Email: jls46@msstate.edu

                                     Phone: (662)-325-7721

                             Juan L. Silva

 

 

                                     Extension Agent

                                     Email: jo115@msstate.edu

                                     Phone: (228)-467-5456

                              Jennifer O'Banner

 


North Carolina State University

https://ncfreshproducesafety.ces.ncsu.edu/

 

 

                                    Assistant Professor-Extension Specialist Fresh Produce Safety

                                    Email: egutier2@ncsu.edu

                                    Phone: (919)-515-2953

                           Eduardo Gutierrez Rodriguez

 

 

                                      GAPs Program Coordinator and Extension Associate of Horticulture & Food Safety

                                      Email: dduchar@ncsu.edu

                                      Phone: (704)-250-5402

                             Diane T. Ducharme

 

 

                                    Extension Vegetable Specialist and Associate Professor

                                    Email: cgunter@ncsu.edu

                                    Phone: (919)-513-2807

                            Chris Gunter

 

 

                                        Extension Food Safety Specialist and Assistant Professor

                                        Email: benjamin_chapman@ncsu.edu

                                        Phone: (919)-809-3205

                               Ben Chapman

 

                                    Research Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering 

                                    Email: odsimmon@ncsu.edu

                                    Phone: (919)-515-6756

                            Chip Simmons

 


Oklahoma State University

http://fapc.biz/

 

 

                                    Food Microbiologist

                                    Email: divya.jaroni@okstate.edu

                                    Phone: (405)-744-9263

                            Divya Jaroni

 

  

                                    Food Safety Specialist

                                    Email: ravi.jadeja@okstate.edu

                                    Phone: (405)-744-3922

                            Ravi Jadeja

                                        Associate Professor

                                        Email: li.ma@okstate.edu 

                                        Phone: (405) 744-5527

                               Maria Ma


Produce Safety Alliance

http://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/

 

 

                                      PSA Southeast Regional Extension Associate

                                      Email: woodskl@aces.edu

                                      Phone: (251)-753-1164

                              Kristin Woods

 


Small Farms Research Center (Alabama A&M University)

http://www.aamu.edu/smallfarmscenter

 

 

                                       Professor and Director

                                       Email: duncan.chembezi@aamu.edu

                                       Phone: (256)-372-4970

                              Duncan M. Chembezi

 


Tennessee State University

http://www.tnstate.edu/agriculture/resumes/aliyar_fouladkhah.aspx

 

 

                                      Assistant Professor

                                      Email: afouladk@tnstate.edu

                                      Phone: (970)-690-7392

                             Aliyar Fouladkhah

 


Texas A&M University

www.tamu.edu

http://agrilifefoodsafety.tamu.edu/category/produce_safety/

 

                                    Associate Professor

                                    Email: a-castillo@tamu.edu

                                    Phone: (979)-845-3565

                           Alejandro Castillo

 

 

                                    Professor & Director

                                    Email: gacuff@tamu.edu

                                    Phone: (979)-458-8518

                            Gary R. Acuff

 

 

                                    Associate Professor of Meat Science

                                    Email: matt_taylor@tamu.edu

                                    Phone: (979)-862-7678

                           Matthew Taylor

 


University of Arkansas

http://division.uaex.edu/default.aspx

 

 

                                    Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education

                                     Email: cshoulde@uark.edu

                                     Phone: (479)-575-3799

                               Catherine Shoulders

 

 

                                     Assistant Professor of Food Science

                                      Email: keg005@uark.edu

                                      Phone: (479)-575-6844

                              Kristen Gibson

 


University of Florida

 

                                   Professor of Food Safety & Quality

                                    Email: asim@ufl.edu

                                    Phone: (352)-273-3536

                                    http://fycs.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/amy-simonne/

                           Amarat (Amy) Simonne

 

 

                                       Associate Professor of Agricultural Education and Communication

                                        Email: amharder@ufl.edu

                                        Phone: (352)-273-2569

                               Amy Harder

 

 

                                       Associate Professor of Horticultural Sciences

                                        Email: ddtreadw@ufl.edu

                                        Phone: (352)-273-4775

                                        http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu

                              Danielle Treadwell

 

                                                   Professor

                                                    Email: keiths29@ufl.edu

                                                    Phone: (352)-294-3910

                                                    http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu

                                        Keith Schneider

 

 

                                     Associate Professor of Horticulture and Postharvest

                                     Email: ritenour@ufl.edu

                                     Phone: (772)-577-7359

                                     http://irrec.ifas.ufl.edu/

                             Mark A. Ritenour

 

 

                                     Professor of Food Science

                                     Email: goodrich@ufl.edu

                                     Phone: (352)-294-3726

                                     http://irrec.ifas.ufl.edu/

                             Renee Goodrich

 

 

                                     Assistant Professor of Food Science

                                     Email: sahn82@ufl.edu

                                     Phone: (352)-294-3909

                                     http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/ahn/

                            Soohyoun (Soo) Ahn

 


University of Georgia

http://efsonline.uga.edu ; http://www.foodscience.caes.uga.edu/  

 

 

                                    Professor and Extension Foods Specialist

                                    Email: judyh@uga.edu

                                    Phone: (706)-542-8865

                             Judy Harrison

 

 

                                    Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Food Science

                                    Email: mahfst@uga.edu

                                    Phone: (706)-542-1088

                           Mark A. Harrison

 

 

                                    Assistant Professor and Extension Meats Specialist

                                    Email: anandmohan@uga.edu

                                    Phone: (706)-542-6673

                           Anand Mohan

 

 

                                    Professor and Outreach Coordinator

                                    Email: bhurst@uga.edu

                                    Phone: (706)-542-0993

                              William C. (Bill) Hurst

 


University of Kentucky

http://www.uky.edu/fsic/

 

                                    Assistant Professor/Extension and Instruction

                                    Email: paul.v@uky.edu

                                    Phone: (859)-257-1546

                           Paul Priyesh Vijayakumar

 

 

                                      Associate Professor of Food Microbiology and Food Safety

                                      Email: mnewman@uky.edu

                                      Phone: (859)-257-1546

                             Melissa Newman

 


University of Puerto Rico

www.uprm.edu

 

                                    Professor and Director

                                    Email: jose.latorre1@upr.edu

                                    Phone: (787)-832-4040

                            Jose Latorre

 

                                  Staff

                                Email: edna.negron1@upr.edu

                                Phone: (787)-635-8329

                        Edna Negron

 

                                         Associate Professor of Food Science

                                         Email: maria.plaza@upr.edu

                                         Phone: (939)-216-8345

                               Maria L. Plaza

 

 

                                    Project Director

                                    Email: lynette.orellana@upr.edu

                                    Phone: (787)-832-4040 ext. 2938

                           Lynette E. Orellana

 


University of Tennessee

https://ag.tennessee.edu/foodscience/Pages/Food-Science-Extension.aspx

 

 

                                           Food Safety Extension Specialist

                                           Email: faithc@utk.edu

                                           Phone: (865)-974-7274

                                 Faith Critzer

 

 

                                      Staff

                                    Email: annettew@utk.edu

                                    Phone: (865)-974-8332

                              Annette Wszelaki

 

 

                                   Process Food Engineering

                                    Email: Mark.Morgan@utk.edu

                                    Phone: (865)-974-7331

                           Mark Morgan

 


Virginia Tech

http://www.ext.vt.edu/topics/agriculture/commercial-horticulture/on-farm-food-safety/index.html

 

 

                                         Fresh Produce Food Safety Team Coordinator

                                         Email: avallott@vt.edu

                                         Phone: (540)-231-5655

                              Amber Vallotton

 

 

                                    Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

                                    Email: Lstrawn@vt.edu

                                    Phone: (757)-414-0724 ext. 12

                           Laura K. Strawn

 

 

                                      Staff

                                     Email: pfuntner@vt.edu

                                     Phone: (757)-414-0724

                               Rachel Pfuntner

 

  

                                    Associate Professor and Extension Specialist

                                    Email: rrboyer@vt.edu

                                    Phone: (540)-231-4330

                           Renee Boyer

  

                                     Associate Professor and Extension Food Microbiologist

                                     Email: rowilli3@vt.edu

                                     Phone: (540)-231-4106

                            Robert C. Williams

 

  

                                    Director of Food Innovations Program 

                                    Email: joell.eifert@vt.edu

                                    Phone: (540)-231-2483

                           Joell Eifert

 


Arkansas Department of Health
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Georgia Department of Agriculture
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
USDA (Rural Growth and Development)
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services


Arkansas Land and Farm
Assoc of Virginia Potato & Vegetable Growers
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
East Arkansas Enterprise Community
Farmer’s Market Coalition
Florida Farm Bureau
Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association
Florida Organic Growers/Quality Certification Services (QCS)
Florida Strawberry Growers Association
Florida Tomato Exchange
Fund for Agricultural Development (FIDA)
Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Gulf South Blueberry Growers Association
International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI)
Louisiana Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
National Center for Appropriate Technology
North Carolina Blueberry Council
North Carolina Farm Bureau
North Carolina Strawberry Association
North Carolina Tomato Growers Association
North Carolina Watermelon Growers Association
Oklahoma Fruit and Vegetable Association
Produce Safety Alliance
Southeastern Pecan Growers Association
Tennessee Fruit and Vegetable Association
Texas International Produce Association
Texas Pecan Growers
Tri-Agri Farm Center
Virginia Local Food Hub
Virginia State Horticultural Society


Clements Food Company
DiMare
Duda
Green Country Farms
Mayhew Tomato Farms
Miss-Lou Blueberry Growers Cooperative
Motes Enterprises
Pacific Tomato Growers
Three Springs Farm