Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Inc.
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.
Board of Directors
Brian Kurbis (Chair) Beausejour
Paul Grenier (Vice Chair) Woodridge
Linda Loewen Riverton
Andy Buehlmann Arborg
Scott Duguid Arnes
Gary Naurocki Tyndall
David King Arborg
Garry Wasylowski Fraserwood
Wayne Foubert Ste Anne
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