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Applied Research

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Small Farms Outreach Program (USDA/Office of Outreach)
  2. Alabama Integrated Policy Model of Agriculture (USDA/CSREES)
  3. Food Safety Education for Fruits and Vegetable Producers (USDA/CSREES/FSIS)
  4. Food Safety Education & Outreach for Goat Producer (USDA/FSIS/ASD/AAS)
  5. North Alabama RME (USDA/RMA/Civil Rights & Community Outreach)
  6. Targeted Commodity Partnerships for RME (USDA/RMA/FCIC)
  7. North Alabama RME (USDA/CSREES/RMA/Texas A&M University)
  8. Enhancing Small and Medium-size Farms (USDA/CSREES/Tennessee State University) 
  9. Farm Incubator Educational Training Program and Web-based Resource Center for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers 
  10. Facilitating Equitable Access to USDA Programs,Resources and Markets for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers in Alabama


CURRENT PROJECTS:

  1. Facilitating Equitable Access to USDA Programs, Resources and Markets for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers in Alabama(Office of Advocacy and Outreach)
  2. Assisting Minority Land Owners and Limited Resource Producers in Alabama (USDA/FSA)
  3. Community Outreach and Technical Assistance for Small and Limited Resource Farmers and Ranchers (USDA/NIFA)
  4. Enhancing the Viability and Sustainability of Beginning Farmers and Ranchers through Collaboration, Mentoring and Whole Farm Planning (USDA/NIFA)
  5. Enhancing and Sustaining Profitability of Minority and Underserved Farmers and Ranchers in Alabama (USDA/NIFA)
  6. Risk Management Education and Community Outreach for Minority and Socially Disadvantaged Agricultural Producers in Alabama (USDA/RMA)
  7. Rural Entrepreneurship and Business Development Initiative (USDA/Rural Development)
  8. Enhancing the Viability and Sustainability of Beginning Farmers and Ranchers through Collaboration, Mentoring andWhole Farm Planning(NIFA)
  9. Farm Incubator Educational Training Program and Web-based Resource Center for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers ​



WORKING PAPERS:

  1. College Students Perceptions
  2. E-commerce
  3. Econometrics of GMO
  4. Producers Preferences
  5. US Cotton Model