Presentations in Aquaculture Economics

  1. Posadas, Benedict C. (Author & Presenter), Sparks, Eric L. (Author), CREC Producer Advisory Council Annual Meeting, "Research and Extension in Seafood and Aquaculture," Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Ellisville, Mississippi. (February 28, 2018).

  2. Posadas, Benedict C. (Author & Presenter), Peterman, Mark Alan (Author), Aquaculture America 2018, "Measuring the Economic Impacts of Aquatic Animal Diseases: The Case of Catfish Farming," World Aquaculture Society, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2018).

  3. Posadas, Benedict. C. 2016. Assessing the Socio-Economic Impacts of Aquatic Animal Diseases: A Suggested Methodology. Invited presentation at the Brainstorming Workshop on the Development of a Methodology for a Systematic Assessment of the Socio-economic Impacts of Aquatic Animal Diseases held in Durban, South Africa on 24-26 October 2016. 

  4. Posadas, Benedict C. Direct Employment and Income Impacts of Aquaculture Production in the United States and Major Producing States. Abstract submitted to Aquaculture 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 22-26, 2016. Abstract published.   

  5. Posadas, Benedict C. Promote Your Fishfarming Business Using the National Food MarketMaker Program. Abstract submitted to Aquaculture 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 22-26, 2016. Abstract published.   

  6. Posadas, Benedict and Terrill Hanson. Stochastic Models for Shrimp Processing Systems. Paper presented at the Economics Session of the 2008 World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Feb. 9-12, 2008.

  7. Hanson, Terrill R., and Benedict C. Posadas. Economic Impact of Major Production Factors in Super-intensive Recirculating Shrimp Production Systems. Paper presented at 2007 World Aquaculture Society meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 28- March 2, 2007. Abstract published.

  8. Browdy, Craig, L., Heidi Atwood, Brad McAbee, John Leffler, Alvin D. Stokes, Tzachi Samocha, Tom Losordo, Terrill R. Hanson, and Benedict C. Posadas. Research and Development of Sustainable Super-Intensive Shrimp Production Systems: Perspectives on Commercialization Potential for US Growers. Paper presented at 2007 World Aquaculture Society meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 28- March 2, 2007. Abstract published.

  9. Hanson, Terrill R., Addison Lawrence and Benedict C. Posadas. Economics of Partial Harvesting in Super-Intensive Recirculating Shrimp Production Raceways. Presentation at the 6th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, July 21-23, 2006.

  10. Hanson, Terrill R., Addison Lawrence and Benedict C. Posadas. Economics of Partial Harvesting in Super-Intensive Recirculating Shrimp Production Systems.  Presented at the Aquaculture America 2006 annual meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, Feb. 13-16, 2006.

  11. Posadas, Benedict, Don Swet, PJ Waters, Bob Becker, Rusty Gaude, David Bourgeois, and Granvil Treece. Paper presented at the Gulf of Mexico Regional Sea Grant Extension Meeting, Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, Point Clear, Alabama, March 13-16, 2005.

  12. Hanson, Terrill R. and Benedict C. Posadas. Economics of Super‑Intensive Shrimp Recirculating Systems. Presented at Aquaculture America 2005: Image, Sustainability and All that Jazz, Jan. 17-20, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. Abstract published.

  13. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Feasibility of Alternative Pond Management Systems for Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium Rosenbergii Production in the United States. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2005 Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 17-20, 2005. Abstract published

  14. Posadas, Benedict C. Potential Economic Impact of Commercial Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. Paper presented at the Implan Users Conference, Sheperdstown, West Virginia, Oct. 6-8, 2004. Abstract published.

  15. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Feasibility of Producing Freshwater PrawnMacrobrachium rosenbergii) in the United States. Poster presented at the 3rd National Aquaculture Extension Conference, Marriott Hotel, Tuczon, Arizona, April 8-10, 2003. Abstract published

  16. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic and Marketing Considerations of Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. Poster presented at the 3rd National Aquaculture Extension Conference, Marriott Hotel, Tuczon, Arizona, April 8-10, 2003. Abstract published

  17. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic and Marketing Considerations of Freshwater Prawn Production in the U.S. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2003, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 18-21, 2003. Abstract published

  18. Hanson, Terrill R., L. O. House, and Benedict C. Posadas. U.S. Consumer Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Catfish. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2003, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 18-21, 2003. Abstract published.

  19. Posadas, Benedict C. and T. R. Hanson. Economic Considerations of Recirculating Saltwater Shrimp Production Systems. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2003, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 18-21, 2003. Abstract published.

  20. Posadas, Benedict C. Economic Feasibility of Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico.  Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2003, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 18-21, 2003.

  21. Posadas, Benedict C., S. C. Walters and Mark A. Peterman. Experimental Pond Grow-out of Freshwater Prawn at Different Stocking Densities. Poster presented at the Coastal Aquaculture Unit Open House, Gulfport, Mississippi, Dec. 5, 2002.

  22. Posadas, Benedict C. Marketing Considerations for Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. Paper presented at Offshore Aquaculture Consortium Workshop, Isle of Capri Hotel, Biloxi, Mississippi, Sep. 11-12, 2002.

  23. Posadas, Benedict C. An Economic Model of Commercial Offshore Aquaculture Production System in the Gulf of Mexico. Paper presented at Offshore Aquaculture Consortium Workshop, Isle of Capri Hotel, Biloxi, Mississippi, Sep. 11-12, 2002.

  24. Posadas, Benedict C. Crawfish Marketing. Paper presented at Crawfish and Freshwater Prawn Workshop, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Greene County Vocational/Technical School, Leaksville, Mississippi, June 5, 2002.

  25. Posadas, Benedict C. Economics, Marketing and Coastal Research. Paper presented at Crawfish and Freshwater Prawn Workshop, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Greene County Vocational/Technical School, Leaksville, Mississippi, June 5, 2002.

  26. Posadas, Benedict C. Constructed Wetlands in Pond Effluent Reduction. Paper presented at Southern Extension and Research Activities, Information Exchange Group 30: Natural Resource Economics Meeting, Bost Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, May 16-17, 2002.

  27. Posadas, Benedict C. The Come Back of Macrobrachium Culture in the USA. Invited paper presented to the Texas Aquaculture Association, 32nd Annual Conference & Trade Show, Bay City Civic Center, Bay City, Texas, Feb. 12-15, 2002.

  28. Posadas, Benedict C. S. C. Walters, and R. David Long. Experimental Pond Grow-out of Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii with Different Feed Formulations. Paper presented to American Prawn and Shrimp Growers Association Meeting, Mississippi State University, Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, Mississippi, Jan. 22, 2002.

  29. Hanson, Terrill R. Lisa O. House, and Benedict Posadas. U.S. Consumer Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Oysters. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2002, Town and Country Resort, San Diego, California, Jan. 27-30, 2002. Abstract published.

  30. Bridger, C. J., C. A. Goudey, R. R. Stickney, Benedict C. Posadas, K. M. Fletcher, J. R. Gold, D. H. Lewis, J. Lotz, T. Reid, C. A. Moncreif and D. L. Swann. Progress and Future Direction of Gulf of Mexico Offshore Aquaculture Consortium (OAC) Research. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2002, Town and Country Resort, San Diego, California, Jan. 27-30, 2002. Abstract published.

  31. Bridger, C. J., D. H. Lewis, Benedict C. Posadas and C. A. Goudey. Transport of Fingerlings to a Distant Offshore Aquaculture Site. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2002, Town and Country Resort, San Diego, California, Jan. 27-30, 2002. Abstract published.

  32. Posadas, Benedict C., C. J. Bridger and B. A. Costa-Pierce. Economic Potential of Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. Paper presented to Open Ocean Aquaculture IV: An International Symposium, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, June 17-20, 2001. Abstract published.

  33. Posadas, Benedict C., S. C. Walters and R. David Long. Pond Grow-out Culture of Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii with Different Protein Levels. Paper presented at Aquaculture 2001, Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Florida, Jan. 25, 2001. Abstract published.

  34. Posadas, Benedict C. Freshwater Prawn Marketing in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Poster presented at the Coastal Aquaculture Unit Open House, Gulfport, Mississippi, Dec. 6, 2001.

  35. Posadas, Benedict C., S. C. Walters and R. David Long. Pond Grow-out of Freshwater Prawn with Different Feed Protein Levels. Poster presented at the Coastal Aquaculture Unit Open House, Gulfport, Mississippi, Dec. 6, 2001. 

  36. Walters, S. C., M. W. LaSalle, Benedict C. Posadas, R. David Long, and Mark A. Peterman.  Breeding Bull Minnows for Bait. Poster presented at the Coastal Aquaculture Unit Open House, Gulfport, Mississippi, Dec. 6, 2001. 

  37. Posadas, B.C. Freshwater Prawn Marketing in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.  Freshwater Prawn Workshop, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA, Oct. 3, 2000.

  38. Posadas, B.C. Economic Implications of Using Horizontal Substrates in Freshwater Prawn Pond Production. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 2000, New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 3, 2000. Abstract published.

  39. Posadas, B.C., S. C. Walters, R.D. Long and D. Belcher. Effects of Using Horizontal Substrates on Survival and Yield of Freshwater Prawn. Poster presented at Aquaculture America 2000, New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 3, 2000. Abstract published.

  40.  Walters, S. C., R.D. Long, LaSalle, M. W., and B.C. Posadas. Use of Natural Foods by Pond-Cultured Freshwater Prawn. Poster presented at Aquaculture America 2000, New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 3, 2000. Abstract published.

  41. Posadas, B.C. and LaSalle, M. Economic Implications of Using Constructed Wetlands in Recirculating Catfish Pond Production. Presented at the Third National Workshop on Constructed Wetlands/BMPs for Nutrient Reduction and Coastal Water Protection. New Orleans, Louisiana, June 10, 1999. Abstract published.

  42. LaSalle, M. W. and B.C. Posadas. Effects of Constructed Wetlands on Water Quality in Recirculating Catfish Pond Production. Presented at the Third National Workshop on Constructed Wetlands/BMPs for Nutrient Reduction and Coastal Water Protection. New Orleans, Louisiana, June 10, 1999. Abstract published.

  43. Posadas, B.C., M. W. LaSalle and C. D. Veal. Benefits and Costs of Using Constructed Wetlands in Recirculating Catfish Pond Production. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 1999, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, Jan. 30, 1999. Abstract published.

  44. LaSalle, M. W., B.C. Posadas and C. D. Veal. Use of Constructed Wetlands in Improving Water Quality in Recirculating Catfish Pond Production. Paper presented at Aquaculture America 1999, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, Jan. 30, 1999. Abstract published.

  45. Posadas, B.C. U.S. Tilapia Production, Imports and Domestic Wholesale Markets. Presented at Dixie Tilapia Growers Association Summer Fest, Petal, Mississippi, USA, Aug. 1, 1998. 

  46. Posadas, B.C., and K. Fitzsimmons. Consumer Demand for Tilapia Products in the US and the Effects on Local Markets in Exporting Countries. Fourth International Symposium on Tilapia Aquaculture, Orlando, Florida, USA, Nov. 12, 1997. Abstract published.

  47. Posadas, B.C. and James G. Dillard. Costs of Producing Catfish in the Mississippi Black Belt Area. Catfish Farmers of America Research Symposium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Feb. 28, 1997. Abstract published.

  48. Posadas, Benedict C., S. C. Walters and R. David Long.  Pond Grow-out of Freshwater Prawn with Different Feed and Feed Protein Levels. Poster presented at the Coastal Aquaculture Unit Open House, Gulfport, Mississippi, Dec. 6, 2001. 

  49. Posadas, B.C. Economics and Marketing of Tilapia Production. Southern Mississippi Tilapia Producers Workshop, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA, Nov. 30, 1995.

  50. Posadas, B.C. Aquaculture Economics Research on Alternative Species. Mississippi Catfish Farmers Association Board of Directors Meeting, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA, Nov. 1, 1992.

  51. Posadas, B.C. Financial Considerations for Cage Culture. South Mississippi Cage Culture Workshop, Ellisville, Mississippi, USA, Aug. 4, 1992.

  52. Homziak, J., and B.C. Posadas. Preliminary Survey of the Tilapia Markets in North America. Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Kingston, Jamaica, Nov. 1, 1990. Abstract published. 

  53. Posadas, B.C. Economic Analysis of Various Prawn Farming Technologies. Seminar of Prawn and Milkfish Farming Techniques, Zamboanga City, Philippines, Jan. 21, 1988. Abstract published. 

  54. Posadas, B.C. Economic Analysis of Various Prawn Farming Technologies. Second Prawn Grower's Seminar Course on the Technical Considerations for the Management and Operation of Intensive Prawn Farms, Bacolod City, Philippines, Apr. 28, 1988. Abstract published. 

  55. Posadas, B.C. Economic Analysis of Various Prawn Farming Technologies.  Seminar in the Economics and Technics of Modern Prawn Farming, Bacolod City, Philippines, Oct. 15, 1987. Abstract published. 

  56. Posadas, B.C. Economic Analysis of Various Prawn Farming Technologies. First Prawn Grower's Seminar Course on the Technical Considerations for the Management and Operation of Intensive Prawn Farms, Iloilo City, Philippines, Nov. 16, 1987. Abstract published.

  57. Chiu, Yvonne, B.C. Posadas, and Victor Estilo. Strategy for a Cost‑Benefit Analysis in the Conversion of Mangrove Areas to Aquaculture. Workshop on the Conversion of Mangrove Areas to Aquaculture, UNDP-UNESCO Research and Training Pilot Programme on Mangrove Ecosystems in Asia and the Pacific (RAS/79/002), Iloilo City, Philippines, Apr. 24, 1986. Abstract published.

  58. Posadas, B.C. Proposed Curriculum on Bachelor of Science major in Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics. Proposal presented at the Workshop on Southeast Asian Training Program in Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics, Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network, Universiti Deponegoro, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, Mar. 12‑16, 1986.  Abstract published.

Updated lists of Dr. B.C. Posadas presentations on horticulture and marine resource economics:

  1. Horticulture Economics and Marketing

  2. Aquaculture Economics and Marketing

  3. Fisheries Economics and Marketing

  4. Natural Disaster Economics

  5. Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Extension Program

  6. Economic Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill