Applied Research

Some applied economic research supports the Local Food System Economies (LFSE) program in both course development and economic analysis: 

 

Course Development

Barnes, J. 2017. “Bricks-To-Clicks: Online Marketing and Economic Education for Businesses.” Mississippi State University Extension, Forthcoming.

Barnes, J. and K. Coatney. 2015. “The Economic Value of Social Media Advertising on Mississippi Agribusiness: The Case of MG Farms, Inc.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 2912.

Barnes, J. 2016. “Organizing To Use Facebook Marketing Advertisements: A Planning Tool for Extension Professionals, Businesses, and Communities.” Journal of Extension, 54(4).

Barnes, J. and K. Coatney. 2016. “Maximizing the Economic Value from Facebook Marketing in the Agrifood System: Boosting Consumer Engagement Through Contests.” Journal of Extension 54(1).

Barnes, J. and K. Coatney. 2015. “Progress on Broadband Adoption in Rural America.” Choices 30(1). Link

Barnes, J. and K. Coatney. 2014. “Regional Economic Development and Marketing Rural Tourism Events Using Facebook: The Woodville Deer and Wildlife Case.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 2855.

 

Economic Analysis

Barnes, J. and A. Myles. 2017. “Local Food System Economics: How Selected Specialty Crops Contribute to Mississippi’s Economy.” Mississippi State University Extension, Forthcoming.

Wells, K. and J. Barnes. 2017. “Local Food System Economics: Mississippi Local Farms and Food Profiles.” Mississippi State University Extension, Forthcoming.

Henderson, J., J. Barnes, L. Falconer, B. Williams, and D. Sites. 2016. “The Economic Contribution of Agriculture and Forestry Production and Processing in Mississippi: An Input-Output Analysis.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 2962.

Collarte, A., J. Barnes, and A. Hidalgo. 2016. “Overview and Economic Contribution of the Mississippi Blueberry Industry.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 3001.

Collart, A., K. Hood, and J. Barnes. 2015. “Overview and the Economic Impact of the Mississippi Blueberry Industry.” Journal of Food Distribution Research, 46(1): 63-64. 

Henderson, J., J. Barnes, L. Falconer, and D. Sites. 2015. “The Economic Contribution of Agriculture and Forestry Production and Processing in Mississippi: An Input-Output Analysis.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 2879.

Barnes, J. and J. Henderson. 2014. “The Economic Contribution of the Food and Fiber System to the Mississippi Delta Region.” Mississippi State University Extension, Publication 2840. Link

 

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