LABOR MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND MECHANIZATION IN THE HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY
Benedict C. Posadas, Ph.D.
Mississippi State University
Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station
Coastal Research and Extension Center
1815 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39532
Dr. Posadas completed several publications covering socioeconomic characteristics of workers and their working conditions and owners and operators (Posadas et al., 2010a; Posadas et al., 2014; Posadas, 2018), socioeconomic determinants of technology adoption (Posadas et al., 2005; Posadas, 2018), operational characteristics of greenhouses and nurseries (Posadas et al., 2010b), socioeconomic impacts of mechanization and automation (Posadas et al., 2008; Posadas, 2012), and current mechanization systems (Coker et al., 2010; 2015). These horticulture publications are listed in http://coastal.msstate.edu/ben-publications.