Horticulture and Marine Economics Program Objectives

The current R and E projects conducted by Dr. Posadas are best described at https://www.msstate.edu/our-people/2019/12/ben-posadas
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):
  1. Economics of marine aquaculture production systems 
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)
Nursery and Greenhouse Automation and Mechanization
Mississippi MarketMaker (MS-MM)