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Farm Worker's Motor Vehicle Safety Project

To develop additional outreach materials for the Farm Worker Motor Vehicle safety Program recently launched by the Center for Agricultural Business at California State University, Fresno. Work will include expanding relationships with grower and farm worker organizations, analyzing vehicle crash data, and testing farm workers' knowledge of driving laws.

Project Number: 05-05-075
Funding Round: 6 (2004-2005)
Research Focus Area: Public Policy
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Spiess, Michael

Agricultural Safety Resource Website Project

Development of a new website that will store, display and disseminate safety information. Site will contain materials and documents that can be downloaded and used by companies to assist in writing and implementing their own injury and illness prevention plans.

Project Number: 00-02-037
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Spiess, Michael

Farm Worker Motor Vehicle Safety Project

To develop additional outreach materials for the Farm Worker Motor Vehicle Safety Program recently launched by the Center for Agricultural Business at California State University, Fresno. Work will include expanding relationships with grower and farm worker organizations, analyzing vehicle crash data, and testing farm workers’ knowledge of driving laws.

Project Number: 05-02-015
Funding Round: 6 (2004-2005)
Research Focus Area: Public Policy
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Naffziger, Kimberly

Farm Labor Contractor Continuing Education Proram

To provide adequate training opportunities for farm labor contractors to meet their continuing education requirement; revise the Farm Labor Contractor Continuing Education Pilot Program based on industry comment; develop more extensively safety curriculum including addressing the Injury Illness Prevention Program; and to identify and develop additional topics, materials and curriculum that would comply with meeting requirements from the Division of Labor Standards Enfocement.

Project Number: 04-02-015
Funding Round: 5 (2003-2004)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Naffziger, Kimberly

Equity Management Practices of California Cooperatives

The overall objective of the study is to analyze the equity management practices and policies of California agriculture cooperatives, especially in regard to equity redemption. Specific objectives include: 1 - To provide descriptive analysis of current equity management practices used by California agricultural cooperatives, including equity redemption. Within this objective, the study will also include comparison and contrast of difference equity redemption techniques by size, characteristics, and type of cooperative. 2 - To provide a descriptive analysis on members’ knowledge and attitude regarding their responsibility in an agricultural cooperative’s financial management.

Project Number: 04-02-003
Funding Round: 5 (2003-2004)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Berends, Patrick

Determining the Economic Viability of Artificial Colostrum for the California's Central Valley Dairy Industry

The overall purpose of this study is to determine the economic viability of an artificial bovine colostrum for the California dairy industry. Specific objectives include: 1. Develop an economic framework to effectively value colostrum components. This will enable the researcher(s) to illustrate the economic potential of artificial colostrum to dairy producers and others involved with the care of newborn dairy calves. 2. Analyze the market for colostrum (artificial and/or natural) to determine the likelihood of successful for a manufactured product.

Project Number: 08-10-003
Funding Round: 9 (2007-2008)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Berends, Patrick

Traceability for Food Marketing and Safety

To provide critical information regarding the supply and demand for food traceability systems and their potential impacts for California specialty crop producers.

Project Number: 04-01-009
Funding Round: 5 (2003-2004)
Research Focus Area: Public Policy
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Paggi, Mechel

An Economic Analysis of the Market for Grape Juice Concentrate: Implications for Central California Grape Growers

To provide a detailed industry profile of the jice concentrate industry including the dynamics of domestic and international competition from alternative sweeteners and current developmentsin industry in the area of new products and new uses, and to provide a detailed economic enterprise budget analysis of existing grape for a typical current for concentrate production system.

Project Number: 04-08-002
Funding Round: 5 (2003-2004)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Paggi, Mechel

Specialty Crop Representative Farm Model Applications: An Analysis of the Potential Impact of Proposed Changes in Air Quality Regulations on California Citrus and Table Grape Producers

1. Update and modify the existing specialty crop representative farm models for citrus and table grapes utilizing the most recent available data provided through coordination with producer group represntatives. 2. Using the updated models, evaluate the farm level economic impacts of potential changes to Air Quality regulations that effect burning and other current cultural practices utilized by California citrus and table grape producers.

Project Number: 08-08-001
Funding Round: 9 (2007-2008)
Research Focus Area: Public Policy
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Paggi, Mechel

A Multistate Comparison of Agricultural Regulatory Rules and Compliance Costs

1. Compare and contrast the regulatory rules that affect California agricultural businesses with other states that have similar specialty crop production. 2. Develop case study comparisons of regulatory compliance costs for five California specialty crops against similar specialty crops in the other selected states to determine if significant costs difference exists. 3. To make the findings of the study widely available to the public, agricultural producers and producer organizations and regulatory issues for California agribusiness.

Project Number: 09-07-001
Funding Round: 10 (2008-2009)
Research Focus Area: Public Policy
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Fresno
Director: Paggi, Mechel
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