NMPAN Affiliates Washington



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Primary State Affiliate


Dr. Susan Kerr
NW Regional Livestock and Dairy Extension Specialist
16650 St. Rt. 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273


Other Contacts in Washington

Dr. Karen Killinger
Washington State University
School of Food Science
Pullman, WA

Northwest Meat Processors Association
Dayle Robnett, President
Diamond S Meats
Klamath Falls, OR
(541) 884 8767

Bruce Dunlop
Island Grown Farmers Cooperative
Lopez Island, WA
(360) 468 4620

Poultry Processing Equipment Rental Program

This program rents poultry processing equipment to people in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, & Whatcom counties.
For further information,
Phone: 360-336-3727
Fax: 360-336-3751
Northwest Agriculture Business Center

National Contacts

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN) National Contacts

NMPAN Co-coordinators:

Dr. Arion Thiboumery
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
(415) 260-6890

Dr. Lauren Gwin
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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