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Feed and Fertilizer Control Service

Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service (FFCS) investigators play a critical role as our agency’s first line of defense to assess feed and fertilizer hazards related to animal and human health and the environment. Their surveillance and monitoring duties include, but are not limited to: visiting and/or calling on firms; examination of product labels; collection of product samples and documentation; performing inspections; conducting investigations related to crop loss and animal illness or death; and compliance and enforcement activities.

List of Investigators


Scott L. Hendley

Scott L. Hendley

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator III
slh@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 8
Counties:
Baylor, Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Eastland, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jones, Knox, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Runnels, Shackelford, Stephens, Taylor, Throckmorton, Wilbarger

Curtis B. Hinton

Curtis B. Hinton

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator III
cbh@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 13
Counties:
No County Specified

Jody K. Goodwin

Jody K. Goodwin

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
jkg@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 6
Counties:
Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler

Don R. Haggart

Don R. Haggart

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
drh@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 4
Counties:
Archer, Clay, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Jack, Montague, Wichita, Wise

Roy D. Hendley

Roy D. Hendley

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
reh@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 2
Counties:
Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Hale, Hall, Hockley, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Motley, Parmer, Swisher

Gregory S. McKinney

Gregory S. McKinney

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
gsm@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 10
Counties:
Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Henderson, Hopkins, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood

Scott E. Sanders

Scott E. Sanders

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
ses@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 9
Counties:
Austin, Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Fayette, Grimes, Lee, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Travis, Walker, Waller, Washington, Williamson

John R. Scott

John R. Scott

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
jrs@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 7
Counties:
Bell, Burnet, Coryell, Falls, Freestone, Hamilton, Lampasas, Limestone, Llano, McLennan, Mills, Navarro, San Saba

Ronald B. Sexton

Ronald B. Sexton

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
rbs@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 3
Counties:
Bosque, Dallas, Ellis, Erath, Hill, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant, Young

Kenneth S. Smith

Kenneth S. Smith

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator II
kss@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 16
Counties:
Andrews, Borden, Coke, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kent, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Reagan, Scurry, Sterling, Stonewall, Terry, Tom Green, Upton, Yoakum

Frank Royal

Frank Royal

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator I
froyal@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 18
Counties:
Atascosa, Bee, Brooks, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Frio, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, LaSalle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Nueces, San Patricio, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala

Kyle J. Schultze

Kyle J. Schultze

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator I
kjs@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 20
Counties:
Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real

Ethan C. Stuckly

Ethan C. Stuckly

Feed & Fertilizer Investigator I
ecs@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 17
Counties:
Aransas, Calhoun, Colorado, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Refugio, Victoria, Wharton, Wilson

Ryan E. Lenzy

Ryan E. Lenzy

Feed & Fertilizer Inspector
rel@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 21
Counties:
Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Wheeler

Zach A. Vice

Zach A. Vice

Feed & Fertilizer Inspector
zav@otsc.tamu.edu

Investigator Number: 19
Counties:
Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, Orange, San Jacinto