Agronegocios, Precios de Frutas y Verduras, Mercadeo, Comercio Internacional

Despido

  Mucho se ha dicho en capítulos previos sobre el mejoramiento del desempeño del trabajador. A veces, los trabajadores simplemente no parecen estar a la altura de nuestras expectativas. Razones típicas para el desempeño inferior del trabajador son la falta de...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Empathic Listening

  Employee turnover can hurt the overall productivity of a farm and is often a symptom of other difficulties. One dairy manager put it this way: "Every time a milker leaves, I lose about one cow." Turnover in livestock operations upsets routines, makes animals uncomfortable, and...
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

A Guide to Intensive Vegetable Systems

  “Intensive Vegetable Production” refers to a system of marketing and producing vegetable crops in which great attention is placed on detail and optimization of resources such as land, capital, labor, equipment, transportation to market, and management time. The ojective of...
D. C. Sanders
Ed Estes
K. B. Perry
David Monks
Kenneth Sorensen
Charles Averre
Michael Linker
Jonathan Schultheis
Mike Boyette
D. Eikhoff
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

CBI Product Factsheet: Baby Vegetables in Germany

  Consumer demand for fresh vegetables, combined with trends related to convenience, consumer experience and innovation, has created a new segment for luxury fresh vegetables: baby vegetables. The German market offers opportunities for selling your baby carrots (as a snack), baby courgettes (...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Avocado in Germany

  Exporters from developing countries (DCs) can profit from the growing German imports of fresh avocados. Good opportunities exist for ready-to-eat avocados. Additionally, DC exporters can differentiate themselves on the market with organic certification.  Avocado trees (Persea Americana...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Disciplina

  A veces, los trabajadores simplemente no parecen estar a la altura de nuestras expectativas. Razones típicas para el desempeño inferior del trabajador son la falta de destreza, conocimiento o habilidad. Otras causas del desempeño inferior son la falta de motivació...
Gregorio Billikopf Encina
University of California

Interacting with Employees

  A systematic employee selection process can do much to help us hire effective employees who are capable of doing an outstanding job. Likewise, regular performance appraisal meetings, open communications, well designed pay systems and good supervision all contribute to promoting good work....
Gregorio Billikopf
University of California

The Market for Small-Scale Drip Irrigation in East and Southern Africa

  Drip irrigation can be a transformational technology for smallholder producers. It has many advantages over rainfed production and traditional furrow irrigation methods, such as increased on-farm yields, year-round production, efficient use of scarce water resources, and reductions in...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pineapples in Europe

  Imports of fresh pineapples into the EU market have stabilised at about 900,000 tonnes in recent years. In 2014, imports increased relative to 2012 and 2013. The main imported variety is the sweet MD2 pineapple. Major European destination markets for fresh pineapples include Germany, the UK...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Beans, Peas, and Other Leguminous Vegetables in Europe

  In the European market, imports of fresh green beans and peas from developing countries are fairly stable at around 200 thousand tons annually. Total consumption has increased in the last five years. Spain and Italy are the largest producers of green beans, while France and the UK produce...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs