Benedict C. Posadas

Benedict C. Posadas

Associate Extension/Research Professor



Address: 1815 Popps Ferry Rd., Biloxi, MS 39532


Office: Coastal Research & Extension Center


Bio:

Benedict 'Ben' Posadas developed and maintains the horticulture and marine economics research and extension program at the Coastal Research and Extension Center with additional extramural funding from state, regional and federal agencies.

Research:

  • Horticulture economics and marketing
  • Seafood economics and marketing
  • Economic impacts of marine debris
  • Softshell blue crab pond growout
  • Producing surimi from catfish by-products

Publications

  • Posadas, B. C. 2020. Factors influencing computer usage among horticulture firms in the United States. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics 8(1):37-53. Download
  • Coker, C. E., P. R. Knight, B. C. Posadas, R. Ely. 2019. Postharvest evaluation of Winter Rose® Series Poinsettia stems under consumer conditions. Journal of Floriculture and Landscaping 5. Download
  • DelPrince, J. M., B. C. Posadas, C. E. Coker, E. T. Stafne. 2019. Muscadine wreath for the farmer florist. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3387. Download
  • DelPrince, J. M., B. C. Posadas, C. E. Coker. 2019. Curly willow wreaths (Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa') for the farmer florist. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3383. Download
  • Peterman, M. A., B. C. Posadas. 2019. Direct economic impact of fish diseases on the East Mississippi catfish industry. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81(3):221-229. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2019. Economic impacts of coastal hazards on Mississippi commercial oyster fishery from 2005 to 2016. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics 6(1):27. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2019. Factors influencing computer usage among horticulture firms in the United States. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics 8(1).
  • Posadas, B. C., J. M. DelPrince. 2019. Consumer preferences and willingness to pay for wreath designs. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1227, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Stephenson, R. C., C. E. Coker, B. C. Posadas, G. R. Bachman, R. L. Harkess, J. J. Adamczyk. 2019. Effect of high tunnels on populations of whiteflies, aphids, and thrips on tomatoes in Mississippi. Journal of Horticulture 6(3):259-267. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2018. Socioeconomic characteristics of owners and operators of wholesale nurseries and greenhouses in the southern United States. Agricultural Research & Technology: Open Access Journal 18(5):556070. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2018. Socioeconomic determinants of the level of mechanization of nurseries and greenhouses in the Southern United States. AIMS Agriculture and Food 3(3):229-245. Download
  • Posadas, B. C., R. Y. Coker, S. A. Langlois, P. R. Knight, C. E. Coker. 2018. Computer use of nurseries and greenhouses in the Southern United States. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1225. Download
  • Posadas, B., C., 2018. Economic impacts of the Mississippi seafood industry by major species in the year 2015. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3194. Download
  • Posadas, B. C., B. K. A. Posadas, Jr. 2017. Economic impacts of the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway to the Mississippi oyster fishery. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3038. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., B.K.A. Posadas Jr. 2017. Economic impacts of the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway to the Mississippi oyster fishery. Journal of Food Distribution Society 48(1):42-45. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2016. Socioeconomic characteristics of Mississippi lifetime sportsmen licensed in 1989-2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin bulletin 1222, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., A.K. Seymour, R.A. Posadas. 2016. Survey of seafood products handled by Mississippi restaurants. Bulletin 1219, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Coker, C. E., B. C. Posadas, M. W. Schilling. 2015. Sensory evaluation studies provide growers with market insight. Acta Horticulturae 1090:25-28. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2015. Suggested approach in estimating the economic impacts of Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant research, education and outreach programs. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2883. Download
  • Posadas, B.C. 2015. Economic impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to Mississippi seafood and commercial and recreational fishing sectors. Bulletin 1218, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Coker, R. Y., B. C. Posadas, S. A. Langlois, P. R. Knight, C. E. Coker. 2014. Current mechanization practices among greenhouse and mixed nursery/greenhouse operations in selected Southern states. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1208, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Posadas, B. C. 2014. Economic impacts of the Mississippi seafood industry in the year 2009 by Major Species. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1209, Mississippi State, Mississippi. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., A.K. Seymour. 2014. Socio-economic characteristics of Mississippi lifetime sportsmen. Bulletin 1211, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Mississippi State University. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., P.R. Knight, C.H. Coker, R.Y. Coker, S. A. Langlois. 2014. Hiring preferences of nurseries and greenhouses in Southern United States. HortTechnology 24(1):101-117.
  • Posadas, B.C., B.K.A. Posadas Jr. 2013. Estimation of the baseline for the assessment of the economic impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to the Mississippi commercial fishing sector. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1204, Mississippi State, Mississippi. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., B.K.A. Posadas Jr. 2013. License and size profiles of Mississippi seafood, and commercial and recreational fishing sectors. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1206, Mississippi State, Mississippi. Download
  • Posadas, B.C. 2012. Economic impacts of mechanization or automation on horticulture production firms sales, employment, and workers' earnings, safety, and retention. HortTechnology 22(3): 388-401. Download
  • Posadas, B.C. 2011. Economic damages of Hurricane Gustav to seafood processors and dealers, marinas, and livebait dealers in Coastal Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1190. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., L.S. Andrews, S.T. DeBlanc. 2011. Consumer preferences for irradiated oysters. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1193. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., R.A. Posadas, L.S. Andrews. 2011. Consumer preferences for postharvest-processed raw oyster products in Southern California. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1194. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., R.A. Posadas. 2011. Consumer preferences for postharvest-processed raw oyster products in Coastal Mississippi. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1192. Download
  • Coker, R.Y., B.C. Posadas, S.A. Langlois, P.R. Knight, C.H. Coker. 2010. Current mechanization systems among nursery-only and mixed operations in selected Gulf South states. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1189. Download
  • Posadas, B.C. 2010. Economic assessment of the impacts of hurricane Katrina on Mississippi charter boats for hire, marinas, and livebait dealers. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1185. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., P.R. Knight, R.Y. Coker, C.H. Coker, S.A. Langlois. 2010. Socioeconomic characteristics of workers in nurseries and greenhouses in the Northern Gulf of Mexico states. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1182. Download
  • Posadas, B.C., R.Y. Coker, S.A. Langlois, P.R. Knight, C.H. Coker. 2010. Operational characteristics of nurseries and greenhouses in the Northern Gulf of Mexico states. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletin 1184. Download