Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Inc.

Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Inc. logoLocated in Arborg with sites in Beausejour, MB, PESAI conducts applied research and technology transfer in general forage, grains, oilseeds and water management (tile drainage and excess moisture).  Specialty area of applied research includes:  forage adaptation testing, new cropping opportunities, water management (e.g. very significant tile drainage research site with some irrigation capacity), management under high moisture conditions and fertility issues in watersheds.

Annual Reports

2020 PESAI Annual Report

For more information about Beausejour site, please visit Agassiz Soil and Crop Improvement Association (ASCIA) website:


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Nirmal Hari
Applied Research Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture & Resource Development

James Lindal
Applied Research Technician
Manitoba Agriculture & Resource Development

Position Vacant
Applied Research Technician

Eugene Delorme


Left to Right: James Lindal, Arik Lindal, Eugene DeLorme, Kate Letexier, Britney Gilson, Nirmal Hari

Board of Directors

Brian Kurbis (Chair) Beausejour
Wayne Foubert (Vice Chair) Ste Anne
Linda Loewen  Riverton               

Andy Buehlmann  Arborg
Scott Duguid Arnes
Tim Shumilak  East Selkirk
David King  Arborg 

Garry Wasylowski Fraserwood
Paul Grenier Woodridge


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