This online valuation survey is a critical first step in conducting a systematic impact assessment of my research and extension efforts on the following issues:

Socio-economic impacts of nursery/greenhouse automation/mechanization
Community economic and disaster preparedness
Economic recovery from natural and technological disasters
Saltwater fishing preferences of Mississippi lifetime sportsmen
Direct marketing of food, seafood and outdoor tourism
Economic impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Economic impacts of natural disasters on marine industries
Economic impact analysis of programs and regulations
Other horticulture, marine and coastal economic issues
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I truly appreciate your participation in this online valuation survey of my research and extension program.

Best regards,
Benedict 'Ben' Posadas, Ph.D.
Associate Extension Research Professor of Economics
Mississippi State University 
1815 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39532
Telephone: 228-546-1024; Fax: 228-388-1375