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2013-14 Florida Agricultural Outlook Conference Presentations

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Welcome to the 2013-14 Florida Agricultural Outlook Conference by the University of Florida, Food & Resource Economics Department (FRED). A series of ten presentations were prepared by experts in the department on various topics related to agricultural commodities, resources, and programs. Feel free to contact the authors if you have questions about these presentations. Thank you for your interest.

Outlook for the U.S. and Florida Economy
By Dr. Rodney Clouser, Professor and Interim Chairman, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (39 minutes, 0 seconds)

Outlook for Farm Labor in Florida Agriculture
By Dr. Fritz Roka, Associate Professor, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee, FL (37 minutes, 54 seconds)

Florida Citrus Outlook 2013-14 Season
By Dr. Matt Salois, Chief Economist, Florida Department of Citrus, Gainesville, FL (23 minutes, 18 seconds)

Outlook for the Florida Nursery and Landscape Industry
By Dr. Hayk Khatchatryan, Assistant Professor, Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, Apopka, FL (21 minutes, 25 seconds)

Outlook for Beef and Dairy
By Dr. John Vansickle, Professor, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (30 minutes 46 seconds: Introduction–0, Corn Outlook-2:25, Soybean & Soybean Meal Outlook–11:40, Dairy Outlook–20:40, Beef Outlook-24:00, Summary-28:00)

Food Distribution: Structure and Trends
By William Barker, Graduate Student, and Dr. Allen Wysocki, Professor and Dean, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (25 minutes, 10 seconds)

Impact of International Competition on Florida Tomato and Strawberry Industries
By Dr. Zhengfei Guan, Assistant Professor, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma, FL (21 minutes, 39 seconds)

Understanding the Costs of Agricultural Best Management Practices
By Dr. Tatiana Borisova, Assistant Professor, and Serhat Asci, Graduate Student, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (31 minutes, 50 seconds)

Adoption of Drought Adaptation Measures Among Florida Vegetable Growers
By Dr. Kelly Grogan, Assistant Professor, and Elizabeth van Dijl, Graduate Student, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (16 minutes, 47 seconds)

Seafood Market Maker: An Alternative for Enhancing Market Visibility
By Dr. Chuck Adams, Professor, Florida Sea Grant and Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL (26 minutes, 19 seconds)