Derek G. Brewin 
Room 378 Agriculture Building; Telephone (204) 474-8702; Fax (204) 261-7251

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  • Ph.D., Agricultural. Environmental and Regional Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
  • M.Sc., Agricultural Economics, University of Saskatchewan, 1994
  • B.Sc., Agricultural Economics, University of Alberta, 1986


  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Agribusiness and Ag. Economics, University of Manitoba 2009-present. Acting Head (2011), Assistant Professor (2004-09)
  • Professional Research Associate, Dept. of Ag. Economics, University of Saskatchewan, 1998-2000
  • Advisor, Corporate Policy Group, Canadian Wheat Board, 1997-98
  • Policy Economist, Adaptation and Grain Policy Directorate of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 1996-97
  • Development Analyst, Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA), 1992-96
  • Credit Advisor, Farm Credit Corporation of Canada, 1986-92 (includes 23 months of educational leave)
  • Raised on mixed farm in Purple Springs, Alberta


  • Farm Finance
  • Rural Development and Migration
  • Red Meat Supply Chains
  • Firm Location Choices
  • Grain Markets and Trade


  • Farm Finance
  • Risk Management<>
  • <>Agricultural Marketing