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Swisher Publications and Presentations (2018-Present)

DeLong, A. N., Swisher, M. E., Chase, C. A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. E., Gao, Z., Bolques, A., and Gu, Sanjun. (2022) Stakeholder-Driven adaptive research (SDAR): Better research products. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 1-10. doi:10.1017/S1742170522000023

Mavah, G., Child, B., & Swisher, M. (2022) Empty Laws, Empty Forests: Reconsidering Rights and Governance for Sustainable Wildlife Management in the Republic of the Congo. African Journal of Ecology. 13(19) 10697. doi:10.1111/aje.12953

Anglade, B., Swisher, M.E., and Koenig, R. (2021) The formal agricultural input sector: A missing asset in developing nations? Sustainability. 13(19) 10697. doi:10.3390/su131910697

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Coolong, T., & Zhao, X. (2021) Virtual High Tunnel Organic Tomato Variety Assessment. Presentation at III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I International Organic Vegetable Symposium (virtual). Catania, Italy.

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sattanno, K., and Zhao, X. (2021) Grower Assessment of Organic Tomato Nutrient Management Factors in a High Tunnel. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences (virtual). Denver, CO.

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sattanno, K., & Zhao, X. (2021) Engaging Growers and Agricultural Service Providers in a Diverse Advisory Panel on Organic High Tunnel Research. Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Florida State Horticultural Society. Daytona Beach, FL.

Moore, K., Swisher, M., Koenig, R., Monval, N., Tartar, A., Milord, E., and Delva, L. (2021) Capitalizing on the Strengths of Farmer Organizations as Potential Change Agents in Haiti. Journal of Rural Studies. 85:68-78. doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.04.022

Rom, C.R., Friedrich, H., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Swisher, M., Samtani, J., Chase, C.A. Lea-Cox, J. & McWhirt, A. (2021) Collaborative Development of a National Strawberry Research and Outreach Project for Underserved Growers. Presentation at IX International Strawberry Symposium. Rimini, Italy.

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Chase, C.A., Ruiz-Menjivar, J. & Irani, T. (2020) Emerging identities of a new generation of farmers: A systematic literature review. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS SOS DeLong Presentation

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. & Gao, Z. (2020) Farmer field trials: A pathway to enhance research efficacy. Presentation at the meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gainesville, FL.

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O.E. & Gao, Z. (2020) Shared decision-making in agricultural research: Farmers and scientists developing adoptable outcomes. Presentation at the joint meeting of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Athens, GA. (Conference canceled)

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O.E. & Gao, Z. (2020) Training social science graduate students in agricultural fields. Presentation at the annual meeting of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. Las Cruces, NM. (Conference canceled)

Donovan, M., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Swisher, M.E., Rom, C.R., Friedrich, H., Samtani, J., Chase, C., Lea-Cox, J. & McWhirt, A. (2020) Evaluating the Needs and Sustainability Barriers of Strawberry Growers in the United States: A Mixed Data Clustering Approach. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS Strawberry Cluster Presentation

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sattanno, K., & Zhao, X. (2020) Nutrient Management in High Tunnels: Grower Perspectives on Experimental Design. Presentation at the meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gainesville, FL.

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sattanno, K., & Zhao, X. (2020) Nutrient Management Regime Assessment of Organic Tomatoes Raised in a High Tunnel. Presentation at the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sattanno, K., & Zhao, X. (2020) Nutrient Management Regime Grower Assessment of Organic Pak Choi in a High Tunnel. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS Organic High Tunnel Poster

Fiorini, A. C. O., Mullally, C., Swisher, M. E., & Putz, F. E. (2020) Forest cover effects of payments for ecosystem services: Evidence from an impact evaluation in Brazil. Ecological Economics. 169, 2020, 106522. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106522

Fiorini, A. C. O., Swisher, M. E., & Putz, F. E. (2020) Payment for Environment Services to Promote Compliance with Brazil’s Forest Code: The Case of “Produtores de Água e Floresta.” Sustainability. 12(19):8138. doi:10.3390/su12198138

Kadagi, N.I., Wambiji, N. & Swisher, M.E. (2020) Potential for conflicts in recreational and artisanal billfish fisheries on the coast of Kenya. Marine Policy 117:103960.

Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Paudel, B. R., Zhu, Q., Zhao, X., Wang, J., Gao, Z., Hong, J. C., Di Gioia, F., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2020) Improving Research Outcomes through Stakeholder Feedback. Presentation at the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

Sattanno, K., Donovan, M., Swisher, M. E., Sharma, S., & Chase, C. A. (2020) Improving Cover Crop Research Through Stakeholder Feedback. Presentation at the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

Swisher, M.E., Delong, A., Sattanno, K., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O., Gao, Z., Bolques, A. & Gu, S. (2020) Farmer-Driven Research Design: Developing More Adoptable Research Outcomes. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS SOS Swisher Presentation

Talton, H.R., Rhodes, E.M., Chase, C.A., Swisher, M. E., Renkema, J.M., & Liburd, O.E. (2020) Effect of Cultural Practices on Neopamera bilobata in Relation to Fruit Injury and Marketable Yields in Organic Strawberries. Insects. 11:843.

Tarbox, B. C., Swisher, M. E., Calle, Z., Wilson, C. H., & Flory, S. L. (2020) Decline in local ecological knowledge in the Colombian Andes may constrain silvopastoral tree diversity. Journal of the Society for Ecological Restoration. doi:10.1111/rec.13153

Torres-Quezada, E., Chase, C. A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. E., Gao, Z., & Swisher, M. E. (2020) Cover crops and strawberry cultivars for resilient organic strawberry production in Florida. Presentation at the meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gainesville, FL.

Vincent, I., Paudel, B., Zhao, X., Black, Z., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Hong, J., and Rosskopf, E.N. (2020) On-farm Evaluation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Organic Okra Production. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL.

Zhang, L., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Luo, B., Liang, Z., and Swisher, M. E. (2020) Predicting climate change mitigation and adaptation behaviors in agricultural production: A comparison of the theory of planned behavior and the Value-Belief-Norm Theory. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 68: 101408. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2020.101408

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. & Gao, Z. (2019) Co-creation of knowledge in agroecology: Collaborating to develop sustainable organic agricultural systems. Presentation at the meeting of American Society of Horticultural Sciences. Las Vegas, NV.

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Chase, C., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. & Gao, Z. (2019) Sustainable organic strawberry cropping systems for the Southeast. Workshop facilitated at the North American Strawberry Symposium. Orlando, FL.

McGee, B., Park, NK., Portillo, M., Bosch, S., and Swisher, M. (2019) DIY Biophilia: Development of the biophilic interior design matrix as a design tool. Journal of Interior Design. 44(4):241-257. doi:10.1111/joid.12159

Paudel, B.R., Di Gioia, F., Zhu, Q., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Hong, J.C., and Rosskopf, E.N. (2019) Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in Florida Tomato Production. (HS1345). Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 5 pp.

Paudyal, R., Stein, V. T., & Swisher, M. E. (2019) Structural relations between motivations and site attribute preferences of Florida National Scenic Trail visitors. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. doi:10.18666/JPRA-2019-10053

Poincon, L., Swisher, M. E., Adu, N., and Anglade, B.  (2019) Rural nonprofit organizations in Haiti: Gender, power and perceived benefits of membership – Focus on Leadership for women. Women Deliver Conference. Vancouver, Canada.

Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Swisher, M. E., Mays, A., Sattanno, K., and Brush, L. (2019) Organic food stores and Millennials consumers: findings from a Florida sample. II workshop sobre estratégias alimentares e de abastecimiento: Consumo, mercados e ação pública [Second workshop on food and supply strategies: consumption, market and public action]. Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Swisher, M. E., Paudel, B. R., Zhu, Q., Zhao, X., Wang, J., Gao, Z., Hong, J. C., Di Gioia, F., & Rosskopf, E. N. (2019) Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation: A Potential Alternative to Chemical Soil Fumigation. Presentation at Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Opelika, AL.

Sattanno, K., Swisher, M. E., Pride, L., & Chase, C. A. (2019) Greening of Strawberry Plasticulture in Florida. Presentation at Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Opelika, AL.

Swisher, M. E., Mays, A., Sattanno, K., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., & Brush, L. (2019) Organic food Stores and Millennials Shoppers: Will Farmers Whose Goal is to Serve Local Markets with Fresh Sustainably Raised Foods Benefit from the New Generation of Consumers? Proceedings for the 2019 International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability. Hong Kong, P.R. China.

Swisher, M.E., Mays, A., Sattanno, K., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., and Brush, L. (2019) Organic food Stores and Millennials Shoppers: Will Farmers Whose Goal is to Serve Local Markets with Fresh Sustainably Raised Foods Benefit from the New Generation for Consumers? Presentation at 2019 International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability. Hong Kong, P.R. China.

Swisher, M. E., Mays, A., Sattanno, K., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., and Brush, L. (2019) Organic food Stores and Millennials Shoppers: Will Farmers Whose Goal is to Serve Local Markets with Fresh Sustainably Raised Foods Benefit from the New Generation of Consumers? Proceedings for the 2019 International Conference on Cleaner Production and Sustainability. Hong Kong, P.R. China.

Yong, L., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Zhang, L., Zhang, J., and Swisher, M. E. (2019) Technical training and rice farmers’ adoption of low-carbon management practices: The case of soil testing and formulated fertilization technology in China. Journal of Cleaner Production. 226:454-462. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.026

Adair, Robyn, Chase, Carlene A., Swisher, Marilyn E., Mengistu, Tesfamariam M. and Jeune, Wesly. (2018) Potential cover crop options for nematode and weed suppression in Haiti. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society. 131:132-137.

Brush, L. T., Mitchell, R. C., and Swisher, M. E. (2018) Millennial Shopping and Cooking Habits Identified, and How Farmers’ Markets Can Adapt. Presentation for Annual conference of the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group. Chattanooga, TN.

Bullock, R., Gyau, A., Mithoefer, D., and Swisher, M. E. (2018) Contracting and gender equity in Tanzania: using a value chain approach to understand the role of gender in organic spice certification. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 33(1), 60-72. doi:10.1017/S1742170517000151

Chen, X., Gao, Z., Swisher, M. E., House, L., and Zhao, X. (2018) Eco-labeling in the Fresh Produce Market: Not All Environmentally Friendly Labels Are Equally Valued. Ecological Economics. 154, 201-210. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.07.014

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Chase, C., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. & Gao, Z. (2018) Enhancing biological research through farmer-driven methods. Presentation at the Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Opelika, AL.

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Sattanno, K., Chase, C., Zhao, X., Liburd, O. & Gao, Z. (2018) Social science in service to biological research. Presentation at the meeting of Florida State Horticultural Society. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Mavah, G. A., Funk, S. M., Child, B., Swisher, M. E., Nasi, R., and Fa, J. E. (2018) Food and livelihoods in park-adjacent communities: The case of the Odzala Kokoua National Park. Biological Conservation. 222, 44-51. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320717321948?via%3Dihub

Paudyal, R., Stein, T. V., Ober, H. K., Swisher, M. E., Jokela, E. J., and Adams, D. C. (2018) Recreationists’ Perceptions of Scenic Beauty and Satisfaction at a Public Forest Managed for Endangered Wildlife. Forests. 9(5), 241. doi:10.3390/f9050241

Sattanno, K., Sharma, S., Chase, C. A., & Swisher, M. E. (2018) Increasing Cover Crop Diversity in Florida. Presentation at the Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Opelika, AL.

Swisher, M. E., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., and Koenig, R. (2018) Value chains in renewable and sustainable food systems. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 33(1), 1-5. doi:10.1017/S1742170517000667

West, T. A. P., Grogan, K. A., Swisher, M. E., Caviglia-Harris, J. L., Sills, E. O., Harris, D., Roberts, D., and Putz, F. E. (2018) A hybrid optimization-agent-based model of REDD+ payments to households on an old deforestation frontier in the Brazilian Amazon. Environmental Modelling & Software. 100, 159-174. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.11.007

West, T. A. P., Grogan, K. A., Swisher, M. E., Caviglia-Harris, J. L., Sills, E. O., Roberts, D. A., Harris, D., and Putz, F. E. (2018) Impacts of REDD+ payments on a coupled human-natural system in Amazonia. Ecosystem Services. 33(A), 68-76. doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.08.008

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