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

PESAI 2017 Annual Report (PDF)


Nirmal Hari
Diversification Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture

James Lindal
Diversification Technician
Manitoba Agriculture

Britney Gilson
Diversification Technician
Manitoba Agriculture


Eugene Delorme


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

Board of Directors

Adrien Grenier (Chair) Woodridge
Linda Loewen (Vice Chair) Riverton
Brian Kurbis  Beausejour
Andy Buehlmann  Arborg
Scott Duguid Arnes
Tim Shumilak  East Selkirk
Wayne Foubert  Ste. Anne
David King  Arborg
Hans-Peter Pausenwein  Whitemouth

More from the Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Inc.


Growing Organic?

Manitoba Organic Alliance highlights; Phosphorus in your cropping system Composted vs. raw manure Research update — Parkland Crop Diversification Centre Equipment Review What you missed in the coffee shop!...

CMCDC Crop Diversification Tour 2018

The field tour on July 31st, saw over 45 participants come to Carberry to learn about a number of challenges facing many different crops in the region, some well established and others just building momentum. The tour was an opportunity for attendees to learn more...

Harvesting at Diversification Centres

Harvesting has begun at all four Crop Diversification Centres. Data collection and analysis is ongoing and trial results will be available later this fall under the Results section

Upcoming Events

Field Tours

July 16-17, 2019, Natural Systems Agriculture program