Horticulture and Marine Economics Program Objectives

Research Interests, and Responsibilities 
Establish and maintain partnerships and collaborations, secure funding and conduct socio-economic research on horticultural, marine and coastal issues (61.84% of my time are spent on research since July 2009):
Extension Interests and Responsibilities
Develop, secure funding and maintain extension economics programs based on research results addressing horticultural, marine and coastal issues (38.16% of my time are spent on extension since July 2009): 
Online and Social Media Economic Outreach Program
Develop and maintain CREC websites and social media networks to reach out directly to households, businesses, organizations and the general public on coastal and marine-related issues affecting the state, Gulf and beyond: (mostly performed during my spare time since July 1999):
 
Coastal Research and Extension Center (CREC)
Horticulture and Marine Economics (HME)
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (Gomos)
Center for Urban and Rural Interface Studies (CURIS)
Nursery and Greenhouse Automation and Mechanization
Mississippi MarketMaker (MS-MM)