Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ramiro E. Lobo

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Small Farms & Agricultural Economics Advisor
Cooperative Extension
9335 Hazard Way
Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92123
858.246.1860
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Also in:
Small Farm Program

Education

Ag Economics, Louisiana State Univ. 1992

Specialty

Farm management, marketing, agricultural economics, agricultural tourism, small farms, new/specialty crops

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Grasswitz, T., E. Gomez, D. Alston, D. Drost, D. Walsh, M. Ostrom, E. Bechinski, C. Williams, G. Ellen, C. Wilen and R.E. Lobo. (2012). “Encouraging Adoption of IPM by Small Scale Farmers: The Western Small Farm IPM Working Group.” IPM on the World Stage - Proceedings of the 7th International IPM Symposium. Memphis, TN March 27-29, 2012.

  • Lobo, R.E., J. Hewlett, et al. (2011). "Ag in Uncertain Times en Español." http://www.farmmanagement.org/aginuncertaintimesespanol/

  • Hewlett, J., R.E. Lobo, et al. (2010). "Ag in Uncertain Times." from http://farmmanagement.org/aginuncertaintimes/.

  • Lobo, R.E.; Schrader, W. L., et al. (2010). San Diego County Agricultural Directory and Guidelines for Establishing Agricultural Enterprises. San Diego, CA, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County Farm and Home Advisor’s Office.
  • Lev, L.; Lobo, R.E., et al. (2009) A Guide to Screening Market Driven Enterprises - Power Point Slide Set. University of Arizona and Western Extension Farm Management Committee Website
  • Lobo, R.E., L. Lev, S.T. Nakamoto. (2009). "A Guide to Screening Market Driven Enterprises-Power Point Slide Set."

    http://ag.arizona.edu/arec/wemc/nichemarkets/3a_NewEnterprises.pdf

  • Lobo, R.E.; Lev, L., et al. (2008). A Market Driven Enterprise Screening Guide. UC Small Farm Program Technical Report. Small Farm Program Website.
  • Nakamoto, S., L.. Lev, R.E. Lobo. (2008) An Introduction to Profitseeker: Crop/Enterprise Screening Guide – Power Point Slide Set. University of Arizona and Western Extension Farm Management Committee Website

    http://ag.arizona.edu/arec/wemc/nichemarkets/3b_Marketscreening-alternatepresentation.pdf.

  • Lobo, R.E.; Bethke, J.A. (2008). Effects of Urban Encroachment on the Largest Ornamental Growing Area in the Country. Proceedings, Western Washington Horticultural Convention and Trade Show, Everett, WA,
  • Bailey, D.; Curtis, K., et al. (2008). Niche Markets Assessment and Strategy Development for Agriculture. Technical Report UCED. University of Nevada, Reno, Western Extension Marketing Committee/University Center for Economic Development.
  • Lobo, R. E., S. D. Hardesty, J.A. Bethke, K.M. Klonsky, R.L. De Moura. (2007). Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Protean the South Coast-San Diego County. San Diego County, UC Cooperative Extension.

  • Schrader, W.L.; Lobo, R.E., et al. (2006). San Diego County Agricultural Directory and Guidelines for Establishing Agricultural Enterprises. San Diego, CA, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County Farm and Home Advisor’s Office.
  • Biasi, W.V.; Mitcham, E.J., et al. (2006). "Sensory Quality and Postharvest Performance of Southern Highbush Blueberry Cultivars Grown in Southern California." American Society of Horticultural Sciences
  • Mitchan, E. J., W. V. Biasi, M. Gaskell, B. Faber, R.E. Lobo. (2006). "Sensory Quality and PostharvestPerformance of Southern Highbush Blueberry Cultivars Growin in Southern California." American Society of Horticultural Sciences.

  • Lobo, R.E., Bender, G.S., M. Gaskell. (2005). Market Driven Specialty Crop Production in Southern California. Proceedings, Third National Small Farm Conference. Greensboro, NC.

  • Bender, G.S.; Takele, E., et al. (2002). Avocado Sample Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis for San Diego and Riverside Counties. UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego and Riverside County Offices.
  • Billikopf, G., L. Varela, J. Valencia, R.E. Lobo, et al. (2002) Spanish Dictionary of Agriculture and HR Management.

    http://danr.ucop.edu/ag-labor/

  • Lobo, R.E.; Jolly, D.A., et al. (2002). The University of California Small Farm Program – Helping Farmers Manage Risks in Their Operations. Proceedings of the Third National Small Farm Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico,
  • Lobo, R.E. (2000). "Agri-Tourism Benefits Farmers in San Diego County." CORF News 4(2)
  • Lobo, R. E. (2000). Agri-Tourism Benefits Farmers in San Diego County. CORF News. 4
  • Takele, E., G. S. Bender, R.E. Lobo, P. Mauk, S. Chambers. (2001). Avocado Sample Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis for San Diego and Riverside Counties. San Diego and RIverside County Offices, UC Cooperative Extension.

  • Lobo, R.E. (2000). Harvesting New Opportunities: A Strategic Plan for San Diego Agriculture. Report developed by the San Diego County Agricultural Committee. Agricultural Tourism Project.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1999). Agricultural Tourism and Direct Marketing in San Diego County. Cable TV Show SOMETHING TO OFFER.
  • Parker, S.L.; Lobo, R.E. (1999). Agricultural Tourism in San Diego County: A Look at the Consumers. UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter. San Diego, CA,
  • Lobo, R.E. (1999). Directory of Fruit and Vegetable Brokers, Packers, processors and Shippers in San Diego County. UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter. San Diego, CA,
  • Lobo, R. E. (1999). Directory of Fruit and Vegetable Brokers, Packers, Processors, and Shippers in San Diego County. San Diego, CA, UCCE San Diego County Farm & Home Advisor's Office.
  • Lobo, R. E. (1999). Risk Management: Can Farmers do Without it? UCCE San Diego County Conslidated Newsletter. San Diego, CA,
  • Lobo, R.E. (1999). Risk Management: Can Farmers do Without it? UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter.
  • Parker, S.L.; Lobo, R.E. (1999). San Diego County Agriculture: An Overview. UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter. San Diego, CA,
  • Lobo, R. E.; Parker, S. L. (1999). Summary of Permits, Regulations, and Sources of Information. San Diego, CA, UCCE San Diego County Farm & Home Advisor's Office.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1998). Agricultural Tourism in San Diego County. PARTNERS.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1998). Benefits of Agricultural Tourism. UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter.
  • Bender, G.S.; Lobo, R.E. (1998). Directory of Fruit Packers and Shippers in San Diego County. San Diego, CA, UCCE San Diego County Farm & Home Advisor’s Office.
  • Bender, G.S.; Lobo, R.E. (1998). Directory of Grove Management Service in San Diego County. San Diego, CA, UCCE San Diego County Farm & Home Advisor’s Office.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1998). UC Cooperative Extension Study Opens Doors for Agri- Tourism and Expanded Direct Marketing. San Diego County Farm Bureau News. 11: 9.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1998). UCCE San Diego County Agri-Tourism Study Under Way. San Diego County Farm Bureau News. 11: 9.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1998). Using Crop Rotations Makes $ense. UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter.
  • McDiarmid, T.R.; McArthur, K.A., et al. (1997). An Analysis of Possible Vertical Integration for Washoe Tribe Livestock Operations. Reno, NV, Univ. of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Technical Report # UCED 96/97-05: 30.
  • Lobo, R.E. (1997). Noxious Weed Alert: Tall White Top is Here! UCCE San Diego County Agricultural Consolidated Newsletter.

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