FUNDING FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AND ORGANIC PROGRAMS IN THE 2014 FARM BILL

The NY Times reports that funding for fruits and vegetables and organic programs increased by more than 50 percent over the next 10 years, to about $3 billion. Read more....

MARKETMAKER IS HERE TO STAY!

Riverside Research and the University of Illinois ink global licensing agreement for MarketMaker. Read more ... Watch the 3:25-minute Youtube video about the National MarketMaker Program. Click this link ...

BLUE CRAB AQUACULTURE OUTREACH PROGRAM

This marine outreach program will assist in the development of marketing programs for consumer and recreational fishing blue crab products.

SHRIMP PRICE ANALYSIS

Using secondry sources, monitor the long-term trends in ex-vessel and wholesale prices of Gulf shrimp products.

MISSISSIPPI LIFETIME SPORTSMEN FISHING PREFERENCES

Determine the saltwater fishing preferences of holders of the Mississippi Lifetime Sportsman Licence.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF FISHERIES REGULATIONS

Assist state regulatory agencies in preparing Economic Impact Statements (EIS) for proposed fisheries regulations.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF GULF OF MEXICO SEA GRANT PROGRAMS

This preliminary study will provide general information about the economic benefits to industry resulting from research, education, extension and outreach efforts of the Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant Programs.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA SEA GRANT PROGRAMS

This preliminary study will provide general information about the economic benefits to industry resulting from research, education, extension and outreach efforts of the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Program. 

MISSISSIPPI MARKETMAKER OUTREACH PROGRAM

MarketMaker is a FREE national marketing program that links food and seafood growers and producers with grocery stores, food processors, specialty outlets and food industry groups.

ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS AND LABOR MANAGEMENT IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY

The Green Industry complex includes input suppliers, production firms, wholesale distribution firms, horticultural service firms providing landscape and urban forestry services, and retail operations.

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD INDUSTRY BY MAJOR SPECIES

Estimates of the economic impacts of the Mississippi commercial fishing and seafood-related sectors were broken down by major species.

For more information and request for publication, contact Dr. Benedict Posadas
Last updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014 4:08 PM /
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