Horticulture Economics

Benedict C. Posadas, Ph.D. Email: ben.posadas@msstate.edu

  1. Promote your food business by creating a business profile and updating it regularly as additional information about your business becomes available athttps://ms.foodmarketmaker.com/  
  2. The MarketMaker training workshop is available upon request by a group of 6-12 food producers, extension agents, state regulatory agency personnel, and school teachers. Email Dr. Ben Posadas for details at ben.posadas@msstate.edu.  
 
SEAFOOD, AQUACULTURE AND HORTICULTURE EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES, 2010-2020 
 
  1. Develop a methodology for assessing the economic resiliency of horticulture and marine industries. 
  2. Compile employment and wages databases in the seafood, aquaculture, and horticulture industries.
 
  1. Investigate labor management practices and mechanization in the nursery and greenhouse industry.
  2. Assess the economic impacts of research and consumer preferences on vegetable, specialty crops, and fruit production. 
 
 
  1. I truly appreciate your four-minute assessment of the economic impact of my research and extension program at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/hortmarine