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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Karina Gallardo

R. Karina Gallardo

Associate Professor, Extension Specialist

R. Karina Gallardo is an Associate Professor, Extension Specialist in the School of Economic Sciences and at the Research and Extension Center of Washington State University in Puyallup.  She holds a BS in Food Science from the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (Lima, Peru), a Master in Science in Agricultural Economics from Mississippi State University and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Oklahoma State University.

Gallardo’s primary research and outreach program goal is to enhance value-added agribusiness opportunities for specialty crops in the state of Washington. As such, her areas of research are focused on consumer demand analysis and economics of technological change.

More specifically, Gallardo is conducting research assessing consumers’ preferences for fresh fruit quality, and understanding the profitability and various other factors affecting growers’ adoption of new technologies, such as new cultivars, improved pest management systems, and labor enhancing mechanisms.

 

Tree Fruit Economics

Enterprise Budgets

Extension Bulletins

  1. Mandal, B., M. Brady, R. K. Gallardo. “Trends in Health Insurance and Health Care Access in Rural Washington.” – Forthcoming.
  2. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. “2015 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Sweetheart Sweet Cherries in Washington”– Forthcoming.
  3. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, and Y. Hong “2015 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Organic Highbush Blueberries in Eastern Washington”– Forthcoming.
  4. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. “2015 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Fuji Apples in Washington”– Forthcoming.
  5. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, and Y. Hong “2015 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Highbush Blueberries in Western Washington”– In review.
  6. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. “2015 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Bing Sweet Cherries in Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. TB22E, July 2016.
  7. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, Y. Hong. “2014 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Gala Apples in Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. TB18E, July 2016.
  8. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, Y. Hong. “2014 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Organic Gala Apples in Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. TB19E, June 2016.
  9. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, Y. Hong. “2014 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing and Packing Organic Red Delicious Apples in Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. TB12E, June 2016.
  10. Gallardo, R. K., and S. Galinato. “2014 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing, and Packing Red Delicious Apples in Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. TB07E, May 2016.
  11. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, C. Miles. “2013 Cost Estimation of Establishing a Cider Apple Orchard in Western Washington.” Washington State University Extension Factsheet. FS141E September 2014.
  12. Gallardo, R.K. and S. Galinato. 2012. Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing, and Packing Red Delicious Apples in Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS099E, December 2012.
  13. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. 2011 Cost of Producing Peppermint under Rill and Center Pivot Irrigation in Washington. Washington State University Extension FactsheetFS077E, August 2012.
  14. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. 2011 Cost Estimates of Establishing, Producing, and Packing Honeycrisp Apples in Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS062E, February 2012.
  15. Galinato, S. and R. K. Gallardo. 2010 Cost Estimates of Producing Pears in North Central Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS031E, July 2011.
  16. Galinato, S. and R.K. Gallardo. Cost Estimates of Producing Bartlett Pears in Yakima Valley, Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS034E, July 2011.
  17. Gallardo, R.K. 2010 Cost of Producing Native and Scotch Spearmint under Rill and Center Pivot Irrigation in Washington. Washington State University Extension FactsheetFS026E, April 2011.
  18. Galinato, S., R.K. Gallardo, and M. Taylor. 2009 Cost Estimates of Establishing and Producing Sweet Cherries in Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS022E, August 2010.
  19. Gallardo, R. K., M. Taylor, and H. Hinman. 2009 Cost Estimates of Establishing and Producing Gala Apples in Washington. Washington State University Extension Factsheet FS005E, January 2010.
  20. Hanson, T., D. Hudson, R. K. Gallardo, and S. Sempier. Opinions of Rural and Urban Consumers toward Freshwater Prawns: Results from 2003 and 2004 Surveys. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. Bulletin 1152, November 2005.

 

 

 

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Office Location:

Kalkus 109D
Puyallup Research and Extension Center
2606 West Pioneer
Puyallup WA 98371-4900
Office phone:
(253) 445-4584.
Email:
karina_gallardo@wsu.edu