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Swisher Publications and Presentations (2016-Present)

Rom, C.R., Friedrich, H., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Swisher, M., Samtani, J., Chase, C.A. Lea-Cox, J., and McWhirt, A. (Poster, Abstract accepted for presentation May 1-5, 2021) Collaborative Development of a National Strawberry Research and Outreach Project for Underserved Growers. 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. Oral Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS SOS DeLong Presentation

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. Oral 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 Regime Grower Assessment of Organic Pak Choi in a High Tunnel. Poster Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS Organic High Tunnel Poster

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. Oral Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, FL. 2020 ASHS SOS Swisher Presentation

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. Poster Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, 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. Paper 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. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. Las Cruces, NM. (Conference canceled)

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. Poster presented 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 in High Tunnels: Grower Perspectives on Experimental Design. Poster presented 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. Poster Presentation at the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.106522

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. Poster 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. Poster Presentation at the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR.

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. https://doi.org/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. Poster presented 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., 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. Paper presented 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.12162

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. In Press.

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. Poster Presentation at the Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference. Opelika, AL.

Sattanno, K., Swisher, M. E., Pride, L., & Chase, C. A. (2019) Greening of Strawberry Plasticulture in Florida. Poster Presentation at the 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? Poster presented at 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 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.

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. Poster 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. Poster 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. Paper presented 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. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9050241

Sattanno, K., Sharma, S., Chase, C. A., & Swisher, M. E. (2018) Increasing Cover Crop Diversity in Florida. Poster 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. https://doi.org/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. Https://DOI.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.08.008

DeLong, A. and Swisher, M. (2017) Creeping Distrust: How Neoliberal Rhetoric Pits Poor Communities against Each Other. Poster presentation at the Florida Society for the Social Sciences. Gainesville, FL.

DeLong, A. and Swisher, M. (2017) Prejudice at food assistance agencies: How institutional discrimination perpetuates the cycle of food insecurity. Poster presentation at the Diversity Graduate Research Symposium. Gainesville, FL.

DeLong, A.N., Swisher, M.E., Chase, C.A., Zhao, X., Sattanno, K., Rosskopf, E., Di Goia, F. & Hong, J.C. (2017) Participatory methods in crop research: Giving more decision-making power to farmers. Paper presented at the tri-societies meeting of American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of American and Soil Science Society of America. Tampa, FL.

DeLong, A., Swisher, M., Moore, K., and Smith, S. (2017) It’s food security versus food structure: Class discrimination at food assistance agencies. Round table presentation at the American Sociological Association. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampson, M., Zhao, X., Thomas, J., Wilson, P., Li, Z., Hong, J., Albano, J., Swisher, M. E., and Rosskopf, E. (2017) Anaerobic soil disinfestation impact on soil nutrients dynamics and nitrous oxide emissions in fresh-market tomato.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 240, 194-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.02.025

Guo, H., Di Gioia, F., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Swisher, M. E., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., DeLong, A., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2017) Optimizing anaerobic soil disinfestation for fresh market tomato production: Nematode and weed control, yield, and fruit quality. Scientia Horticulturae. 218, 105-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2017.01.054

Monaghan, K., Swisher, M. E., Koenig, R. L., and Rodriguez, J. C. (2017) Education for sustainable agriculture: A typology of the role of teaching farms in achieving learning goals and objectives. Environmental Education Research. 23(6), 749-772. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2015.1091877

Chase, C.A,, Zhao, X., Liburd, O. E., Gao, Z., and Swisher, M. E. (2016) Growing Organic Strawberry in Florida: Challenges and Opportunities for Farmers. Oral presentation. Marialva, PR, Brazil.

DeLong, A., Swisher, M.E., Moore, K., Rosskopf, E., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M. & Gao, Z. (2016) Improving the quality of research in agriculture through industry feedback. Poster presented at the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Annual Conference. Lexington, KY.

Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Albano, J., Zhao, X., Black, Z., Gao, Z., Wilson, C., Thomas, J., Moore, K., Swisher, M. E., Guo, H., and Rosskopf, E. (2016) The effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation on weed and nematode control, fruit yield quality of Florida fresh-market tomato. HortScience. 51(6), 703-711. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/51/6/703.full

Monaghan, K. & Swisher, M.E. (2016) Multiculturalism in your curriculum: Evaluating yourself and your programs. Paper presented at the Tri-State Diversity Conference. Lexington, KY.

Moore, K. N., Swisher, M. E., Rodriguez, J. C., Blevins, M., Hogan, M., Hunter, L., Kelly-Begazo, C., Komar, S., Mills-Wasniak, S., Redhage, D. (2016) Principles guiding practice: A case study analysis of the principles of sustainable agriculture for diverse farms. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 6(3), 61-89.

Rosskopf, E. N., Hong, J., Ozores-Hampton, M., Zhao, X., Di Gioia, F., Black, Z., Gao, Z., Wilson, C., Thomas, J., Monaghan, K., Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Swisher, M., Guo, H., Muramoto, J., Kokalis-Burelle, N., Shennan, C., Wang, J., Li, Z., Shrestha, U., and Butler, D. M. (2016) USDA, ARS Areawide Project on Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation. Presentation at Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach.

Sattanno, K., DeLong, A., Swisher, M. E., Wang, J., Moore, K. N., Zhao, X., Ozores-Hampton, M., Gao, Z., Hong, J., Di Gioia, F., Guo, H., Black, Z., and Rosskopf, E. (2016) Improving the Quality of Research in Agriculture through Industry Feedback. Poster presented at the 7th National Small Farm Conference. Virginia Beach, VA.

Swisher, M. E., Moore, K. N., Kelly-Begazo, C., & Sattanno, K. (2016) Principles guiding practice: A Case Study Analysis of the Principles of Sustainable Agriculture for Diverse Farms. Oral presentation at the 7th National Small Farm Conference. Virginia Beach, VA.

Swisher, M.E., Zhang, Y., Moore, K. and Chase, C. (2016) Field research assessment: A tool for improving research outputs. Paper presented at the Florida State Horticultural Society Annual Meeting. Stuart, FL.

Wang, J., Gao, Z., Zhao, X., Black, Z., Guo, H., Di Gioia, F., Ozores-Hampton, M., Hong, J., Swisher, M., and Rosskopf, E. N. (2016) Economic analysis of anaerobic soil disinfestation on tomato production in southwest and north Florida. Paper presented at the American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference.

Xie, J., Gao, Z., Swisher, M. E., and Zhao, X. (2016) Consumers’ preferences for fresh broccolis: Interactive effects between country of origin and organic labels. Agricultural Economics. 47(2), 181-191.

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