Cabinet Ministers

Blaine Pedersen

Ralph Eichler

Biography

Blaine Pedersen was elected as the MLA for Midland in 2007 and re-elected in 2011, 2016 and 2019. With more than 30 years farming experience in cattle and grain operations, Pedersen is an active member of his community, serving in many livestock organizations and groups such as Kinsmen, Toastmasters, 4-H program and a local housing corporation. He and his wife Dianne have three children and six grandchildren.




Minister's Message

Welcome

Welcome to the Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development website.

I'm Blaine Pedersen and it is my pleasure to be your Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development.

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development is committed to create the environment for a competitive, sustainable, and adaptable agriculture and agri-food industry that ensures it thrives as a key economic driver in Manitoba's economy.

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development provides a wide range of programs and services for producers, food and agri-product processors, industry organizations, researchers and service providers. In addition, it provides many decision tools, resources and information to manage risk and position your farm, commodity association, or processing business for opportunities today and tomorrow.

I look forward to working with you.

Honourable Blaine Pedersen
Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development