Tag Archives: extension agents

Massachusetts Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory

Sean F. Bowen
Food Safety and Aquaculture Specialist
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114

Education and Extension

Bob Schrader
Associate Director, Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment
316 Stockbridge Hall
80 Campus Center Way
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
phone: 413.545.0143
fax: 413.545.6555

University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Southeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (SEMAC)

Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (NEMAC)

Affiliated Associations

Massachusetts Aquaculture Association
P.O. Box 500
North Eastham, MA 02651

Wisconsin Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster Street, PO Box 7921
Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7921
Tel: 608-266-2621 / Toll-Free: 1-888-936-7463

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive, P.O. Box 8911
Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8911
Tel: (608) 224-5012

Education and Extension

University of Wisconsin-Extension
UW-Extension Building
432 N. Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706
Tel: (800) 940-7232

UW-Ext has 2 Aquaculture Specialists who offer farm visits and workshops. Ron Johnson is based at Star Prairie, covering northern WI 715-248-3657 and Jim Held is based at Lake Mills covering southern WI 920-648-2902

Affiliated Associations

Wisconsin Aquaculture Association
PO Box 37
Star Prairie, WI 54026
Tel: 715-248-3657

New York Aquaculture Contacts

Education and Extension

Cornell University
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
302 Riley-Robb Hall
Tel: 607.255.1630
Ithaca, NY 14853

Cornell University Cooperative Extension

New York Sea Grant

Affiliated Associations

New York Aquaculture Association
Ted Universal
Tel: 585-243-3543.
Email: nysaquaculture@rochester.rr.com

 New York Aquaculture Industry

Missouri Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory

Missouri Department of Agriculture
Bart Hawcroft
PO Box 630, 1616 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City MO 65102
Tel: (573) 526-6666 Fax: (573) 526-9573 fax
Email: bart.hawcroft@mda.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Agriculture
Animal Health Division
Dr. Linda Hickam
PO Box 630, 1616 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City MO 65102
Tel: (573) 526-0860
Email: Animal.Health@mda.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Conservation
Lost Valley Fish Hatchery
Lesly Conaway
28232 Hatchery Avenue
Warsaw MO 65102
Tel: (660) 438-4465
Email: lesly.conaway@mdc.mo.gov

USDA APHIS, Wildlife Services
Seth Swafford
1714 Commerce Court, Suite C
Columbia MO 65202
Tel: (573) 449-3033 x 15 / Fax: (573) 449-4382
Email: seth.swafford@aphis.usda.gov www.aphis.usda.gov

Education and Extension

Lincoln University
Cooperative Research Program
PO Box 29
Jefferson City MO 65102
Tel: (573) 681-5540 / Fax: (573) 295-4372

Dr. Jonathan Egilla, Tel: 573.681.5621.
Dr. Jim Wetzel, Tel: 573.635.2894
Chuck Hicks. Tel: 573.681.5540

Missouri Alternatives Center
Debi Kelly
University Extension
531 Clark Hall
Columbia MO 65211
Tel: (800) 433-3704
Email: kellyd@umsystem.edu

North Central Region Aquaculture Center (NCRAC)
Dr. Ted Batterson
Michigan State University
13 Natural Resources Building
East Lansing MI 48824
Tel: (517) 353-1962 /Fax: (517) 353-7181
Email: batters2@pilot.msu.edu

North Central Region Aquaculture Extension Specialist
Dr. Chris Weeks
Michigan State University
13 Natural Resources Building
East Lansing MI 48824
Tel: (517) 353-2298 / Fax: (517) 353-7181
Email: weekschr@msu.edu

Affiliated Associations

Missouri Aquaculture Association
PO Box 6864
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Email: info@moaquaculture.org

California Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 9th Street, 12th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 445-0411
Email: director@wildlife.ca.gov

Education and Extension

Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture
University of California
One Sheilds Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Tel: (530) 752-7601

Fred S. Conte, PhD
Extension Aquaculture Specialist
Department of Animal Science
University of California Davis
Davis, CA 95616
Office: 530-752-7689
E-mail: fsconte@ucdavis.edu
WebPage: http://aqua.ucdavis.edu

Lisa C. Thompson, PhD
Extension Fisheries Specialist
Department of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology
University of California Davis
Davis, CA 95616
Office: 530-754-5732
E-mail: lcthompson@ucdavis.edu
WebPage: http://calfish.ucdavis.edu

Affiliated Associations

California Aquaculture Association
P. O. Box 4638
Chico, California 95927
Tel: (916) 915-1151
Email: info@caaquaculture.org