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Derek Brewin is the Head of the Department Agribusiness and Ag. Economics at the University of Manitoba. He has a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics. His recent research has focused on spatial grain and oilseed markets as well as innovation in food processing and plant breeding. He is an award winning teacher of agricultural finance, marketing and risk management. Derek has served on numerous boards and committees. He is a Past President of the Canadian Ag. Econ. Society. He has served as a Senator at the University of Manitoba and as a director of the Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council. Prior to his academic career Derek was a Corporate Advisor for the Canadian Wheat Board; a Policy Economist for AAFC and a farm lender. Derek was raised on a mixed irrigation farm in Purple Springs, Alberta.
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