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Region 7 Pesticide Contacts

Mailing Address 

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Office of Pesticide Programs Contacts
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7
Kansas City Office
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, Kansas 66219

Customer Service: 800-223-0425 
Fax: 913-551-7765

Pesticide State Lead Agencies and Other State Agencies that Deal with Pesticides

Name Email Phone Area of Responsibility
Pesticides Branch
Jamie Green 913-551-7139 Toxics, Tanks, and Pesticide Branch Chief
Marie Blankenship 913-551-7908 Iowa Project Officer, Pollinator Contact, Water Quality Coordinator, Agricultural IPM, Endangered Species
Maren Taylor 913-551-7660 Kansas Project Officer
Shawn Hackett 913-551-7774 Missouri Project Officer
Mike Daniels 913-551-7983 Nebraska Project Officer, Tribal Program Coordinator
Bethany Olson 913-551-7905 School and Institutional IPM, Public Health Pests, Worker Protection Coordinator
Chemical Branch in the Enforcement Compliance Assurance Division
Candace Bednar 913-551-7562 Chemical Branch Chief
Mark Lesher 913-551-7054 Enforcement Case Review Officer
Delbert Kelley 913-551-7371 Pesticide Producer Establishment Numbers/ Reporting
Tracey Ramsey 913-551-7475 Enforcement Case Review Officer, Pesticides Imports Team Member
Andrew Landry 913-551-7509 Enforcement Case Review Officer, Pesticides Imports Team Member
Christine Horad 913-551-7775 Enforcement Case Review Officer for Pesticide Producer Establishment Numbers/ Reporting

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Pesticide State Lead Agencies and Other State Agencies That Deal With Pesticides


Gretchen Paluch, Ph.D., Chief
Pesticide Bureau
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Wallace Building, First Floor
502 E. 9th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0051
Phone: (515) 281-8590 / Fax: (515) 242-6497

Iowa Pesticide Disposal Programs:
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 E. 9th Street, Wallace State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
Phone: (515) 281-5918

Iowa Cooperative Extension Exit


Gary Meyer,  Pesticide & Fertilizer Program Manager
Pesticide & Fertilizer Program
Kansas Department of Agriculture
1320 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 564-6488 / Fax: (785) 564-6779

Kansas Cooperative Extension Exit


Dawn Wall, Pesticide Program Administrator
Pesticide Program
Plant Industries Division
Missouri Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 630, 1616 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0630
Phone: (573) 751-5510 / Fax: (573) 751-0005

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 176,
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (800) 361-4827 / Fax: (573) 751-3443

University of Missouri Pesticide Applicator Training
Phone: (573) 882-4827
University of Missouri Cooperative Extension Exit


Tim Creger, Pesticide/Fertilizer Program Manager  
Pesticide Program
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 94756
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2394 / Fax: (402) 471-6892

Pesticide Applicator Education:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Pesticide Safety Education Programs Exit

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Exit

Pesticide Waste Disposal:
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Exit

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Cooperative Extension Service Offices

Frannie Miller
Pesticide Safety & Integrated Pest Management Coordinator
Kansas State University
Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
Manhattan, Kansas  66506-4004

Lee Miller
Associate Professor
Division of Plant Science
University of Missouri
214 Waters Hall
Columbia, Missouri 65211
(573) 882-5623

Kristine Schaefer
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Iowa State University
8 Instectary Building
Ames, IA 50011-3140
(515) 294-4286

Clyde Ogg
Pesticide Education Specialist
UNL Pesticide Education Office
377C Plant Sciences Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0971
402-472-1632 (PSEP Office)

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