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If you would like to commission an applied research project about your company or industry, please contact Dr. Phillips.

presentation at symposium

College of Agriculture student Amira Mikhail and Dr. Phillips making a poster presentation at the 2006 Central California Research Symposium in Fresno. The presentation gave the results from a study of retail merchandising for raisins.



presentation at conference

Dr. Phillips making a poster presentation at the 2003 Food Distribution Research Society Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi. The presentation gave the results of a study of consumer preferences for country of origin labeling of fresh produce.



If you represent a business or other organization and are interested in scheduling a training session for your employees, please contact Dr. Phillips.

Azeri students

Dr. Phillips with representatives of the Azerbaijani Agricultural Inputs Association. Dr. Phillips conducted several training sessions with this group, with a goal of making their organization sustainable.



Chinese group

Dr. Phillips with a delegation from Shanxi Province, China. Dr. Phillips gave the group a seminar about issues and trends in U.S. agriculture.

Dr. Phillips with representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Agricultural Records, Beijing, China, China. Dr. Phillips gave the group a seminar about the agricultural economy in California.



table grape harvest

Scene from the 2005 table grape harvest in Fowler, California. These workers were from the state of Michoacán, Mexico.



raisins drying

Raisins drying in the sun in the San Joaquin Valley, 2005. The technology involves placing grapes on paper trays on the ground.



raisin industry representatives

Dr. Phillips with representatives of the California raisin industry. Left to right: Ernie Bedrosian, Ron Kazarian, Dr. Phillips, Janie Asmar, and Kenny Bedrosian. The Bedrosians represent National Raisin Company and Kazarian represents Circle K Ranch.



soda display

An innovative display outside of a supermarket in La Jolla, California (in the San Diego area). The green 12-packs of soda at left were arranged in the shape of a palm tree.



Dr. Merton Miller

Dr. Phillips with Dr. Merton Miller, from University of Chicago. In 1990, Dr. Miller won the Nobel Prize in Economics. Noted for his pioneering work in financial economics, Miller died in Chicago on June 3, 2000.


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