NMPAN Affiliates North Dakota



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Primary State Affiliates

Dr. Karl Hoppe
North Dakota State University Extension Service
Carrington, ND
(701) 652-2951 ext 111


Dr. Robert Maddock
Extension Meats Specialist
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
(701) 231-8975


Other Contacts in North Dakota

North Dakota Meat Processors Association
Eileen C. Myers, Secretary/Treasurer
Myers Meats & Specialties
2452B 70th Ave. N.W., Parshall, ND 58770-9663
(701) 743-4458


National Contacts

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN) National Contacts

NMPAN Co-coordinators:

Rebecca Thistlethwaite, Program Manager
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
(831) 682-6812

Dr. Lauren Gwin, Director
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
(541) 737 1569

Poultry processing questions:

Dr. Anne Fanatico
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
(828) 262-6813

Mobile processing unit questions:

Bruce Dunlop
Island Grown Farmers Co-op
Lopez Island, WA
(360) 468-4620


National Small Meat Processor Trade Associations

American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)
One Meating Place, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(877) 877-0168
AAMP works exclusively with small and very small meat processing plants. They often are able to provide detailed regulatory and production advice over the phone.

North American Meat Association (NAMA)
1910 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191
(703) 758-1900
NAMA works with small and large meat processors.


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