Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Inc.

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Located in Arborg (MB) with sites in Beausejour, PESAI conducts applied research and technology transfer in annual forages, grains, oilseeds and water management (tile drainage and excess moisture).  Specialty areas of applied research include forage adaptation testing, new cropping opportunities, intercropping and cover crops, water management (e.g. tile drainage research site with some irrigation capacity) and fertility issues in watersheds.

Située à Arborg (MB) avec des sites à Beausejour, PESAI fait des recherches appliquées et du transfert de technologie sur les plantes fourragères annuelles, céréales, oléagineux, et gestion de l’eau (drainage sous-terrain et surplus d’eau). Les domaines de recherche spécialisés comprennent des essais sur l’adaptation des plantes fourragères, les nouvelles cultures, la culture intercalaire et les cultures de couverture, la gestion de l’eau (tels que la recherche sur tuyaux de drainage à capacité limitée pour l’irrigation), et les questions de fertilité de sols aux bassins versants.

Annual Reports

2021 PESAI Annual Report

Annual French Summary

2020 Résumé français

 

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

https://www.ascia.ca/

 

PESAI Membership Form

 

Contact(s)

Nirmal Hari
Applied Research Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture
204-391-3623
nirmal.hari@gov.mb.ca 

James Lindal
Applied Research Technician
Manitoba Agriculture
204-641-0064
james.lindal@gov.mb.ca

Brett Sigurdson
Applied Research Technician
PESAI
204-641-8435
brett.pesai@gmail.com

Eugene Delorme
Field Technician
PESAI

 

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
Gary Naurocki  Tyndall
David King  Arborg 

Garry Wasylowski Fraserwood
Paul Grenier Woodridge

 

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