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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 Under Review for presentation May 2-6, 2020) Collaborative Development of a National Strawberry Research and Outreach Project for Underserved Growers. IX International Strawberry Symposium. Rimini, Italy.

Ruiz-Menjivar, J., Swisher, M., Rom, C.R., Friedrich, H., Delong, A., Samtani, J., Chase, C., Lea-Cox, J., and McWhirt, A. (Paper, Abstract Under Review for presentation May 2-6, 2020) Evaluating the Needs and Sustainability Barriers of Strawberry Growers in the United States: A Mixed Data Clustering Approach. IX International Strawberry Symposium. Rimini, Italy.

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.

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.

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. 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. 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

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

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., 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.

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

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.

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.

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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