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Derek Brewin
Derek Brewin

Professor Derek Brewin is in the Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba

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Innovation Related Research & Publications

Chapters in Books or Proceedings

Brewin, D.G., Honey, J., & Young, J. (2007). Integrating people, economics and science. In D. Flaten, K. Wittenberg & Q. Zhang (Eds.) A report on current knowledge of key environmental issues related to hog production in Manitoba. (pg. 353-367) Winnipeg: Commissioned by Manitoba Clean Environment Commission.

Omidvar, V., Brewin, D.G., & Carlberg J.G. (2006). Meat processing in North America: Successes, failures and opportunities. In Proceedings of Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meetings, Orlando, Florida, February 5-8, 2006. Online. Minneapolis: AgEcon Search, University of Minnesota.

Journal Articles

Brewin, D.G. and S. Malla. (2012). The consequences of biotechnology: A broad view of the changes in the Canadian canola sector, 1969 to 2012. AgBioForum, Vol. 15(3), pg. 257-275.

Brewin, D.G., C. Gyles, M.Wiens and D. Flaten. (2012). Farm level responses to nutrient regulations in Manitoba, Canada. Food Economics. DOI:10.1080/16507541.2012.695116

Carlberg, J.G., D.G. Brewin and J.I. Rude. 2009. Managing a border threat: BSE and COOL effects on teh Canadian beef industry. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. Vol. 31. pg. 952-962.

Brewin, D.G., D.C. Monchuk and M.D. Partridge. 2009. Examining the adoption of product and process innovations in the Canadian food processing industry. Cdn. J. Ag Econ. Vol. 57. pg 75-98.

Rude, J.I., D.G. Brewin and M. White. 2008. Third country effects of price discrimination: The case of the Canadian Wheat Board. Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development. Vol. 4, pg. 177-196.

Brewin, D.G. and V. Omidvar. 2008. Innovation and human capital in food processing. Canadian Agricultural, Food and Resource Issues. Vol. 9. pg. 18-29.

Brewin, D.G., M. Bielik and B.T. Oleson. 2008. The evolution of grain trading organizations in Australia: Applying the cooperative life cycle. Canadian Agricultural, Food and Resource Issues. Vol. 9, pg. 9-17.

"This Little Piggy Went to Market with a Passport: The Impacts of U.S. Country of Origin Labeling on the Canadian Pork Sector." Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. (with James Rude and Javed Iqbal). vol 54. p. 401-420. 2006.

Reports and Working Papers

Ige, D., W. Akinremi, D. G. Brewin and M. Arzandeh. (2011). Optimizing the Use of Livestock Manure as a Fertilizer Source to Achieve Phosphorus Balance. Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative. Winnipeg, Manitoba. (63 pages)

Brewin, D.G., C. Gyles, M.Wiens and D. Flaten. (2010). A review of farm level responses to nutrient regulations in Manitoba, Canada. Proceedings of 120th Seminar of European Association of Agricultural Economists on External Costs of Farming activities. Chania, Greece. September 1-3, 2010. (30 pages)

Brewin, D.G., S. Kulshreshtha, K. Ominski, and M. Tenuta. (2008). Farm level and regional impacts of forage based manure management in Manitoba. Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council. (44 pages)

Bacon, B., & D.G. Brewin. (2008). Viability & sustainability in rural agricultural communities: residents’ perceptions of individual, community and macro-level factors. University of Manitoba Research Grant. Winnipeg, Manitoba. (21 pages)

Brewin, D.G., J. Honey, and J. Young. 2007. Statistics for Manitoba pig industry. In D. Flaten, K. Wittenberg and Q. Zhang (eds.) A report on current knowledge of key environmental issues related to hog production in Manitoba. pp. 1-12. Winnipeg: Commissioned by Manitoba Clean Environment Commission.

Brewin, D.G., J. Honey and J. Young. 2007. Integrating people, economics and science. In D. Flaten, K. Wittenberg and Q. Zhang (eds.) A report on current knowledge of key environmental issues related to hog production in Manitoba. pp. 353-367. Winnipeg: Commissioned by Manitoba Clean Environment Commission.

Omidvar, V., D.G. Brewin and J.G. Carlberg. 2006. Meat processing in North America: Successes, failures and opportunities. In Proceedings Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meetings, Orlando, Florida, February 5-8, 2006. Online. Minneapolis: AgEcon Search, University of Minnesota.

Review and Analysis: Infrastructure Investment Tools and Methods in Relation to Northern and Rural Communities in Canada. For the Cooperative and Rural Secretariats, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. (with Ken Perlich and Robert Greenwood) Feb., 2004.

Consistency and Quality: Some Lessons from Saskatchewan's Beef Supply Chain. For the Saskatchewan Agricultural Development Fund. (with Alvin Ulrich). January 1999.

Presentations

Brewin, D.G. (2012) “Consequences of Biotechnology: Changes in the Canadian Canola Sector 1969 to 2012”. Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics Seminar, December 5, 2012.

Brewin, D.G., and S. Malla. (2012). Assessing the Canola Industry. 128th EAAE SEMINAR - 16th ICABR Conference on the Political Economy of the Bio-Economy: Biofuel and Biotechnology, Ravello, Italy June 24-27, 2012.

Arzandeh, M., and D.G. Brewin. (2012). Long Term Dynamics of Firm R&D Investment in Plant Breeding under Plant Breeders Rights. The Economics of Beer and Brewing 2011 Conference. 128th EAAE SEMINAR - 16th ICABR Conference on the Political Economy of the Bio-Economy: Biofuel and Biotechnology, Ravello, Italy June 24-27, 2012.

Brewin, D.G . (2012). Evidence Regarding Growing Forward 2. Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, Parliament of Canada. Ottawa, ON. February 6th, 2012.

Brewin, D.G., A. Alasia, and D. Monchuk. (2011). The Impact of Regional Endowments of Human Capital and External Economies on Innovatory Activity in the Canadian Food Processing Industry. CAES/WAEA Joint Meetings in San Francisco, California Banff, AB. July 1, 2011.

Frank, J., D.G. Brewin, M.J. Patiño. (2011). Marketing Strategies in the Canadian Beef Sector. NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management. St. Louis, Missouri. April 18-19, 2011

Brewin, D.G. (2011). Options for Filling the Research Funding Gap: The Importance of Pulse Levy Dollars. 2011 Manitoba Special Crops Symposium. Winnipeg, MB. February 9, 2011.

Brewin, D.G. (2010). A review of farm level responses to phosphorus regulations in Manitoba, Canada. 120th Seminar of European Association of Agricultural Economists on External Costs of Farming activities. Chania, Greece. September 1-3, 2010. (Selected)*

Brewin, D.G. (2010). Procurement and location strategies for canola in western Canada. 2010 CAES workshop on risk management. Vancouver, BC. April 12, 2010. (Selected)*

D.G. Brewin. (2009). A review of research on food processor innovation in Canada. Joint annual meeting of Canadian Economics Association and Canadian Agricultural Economics Society. Toronto, Ontario. May 28-31, 2009.

Mann, J.M. & D.G. Brewin. (2009). What is driving the price of dairy quota? - A net present value adaptive expectations model. Joint annual meeting of Canadian Economics Association and Canadian Agricultural Economics Society. Toronto, Ontario. May 28-31, 2009.

Young, J. & D.G. Brewin. (2009). Exploration of convergence in income and human capital at the sub-provincial level in Canada. Joint annual meeting of Canadian Economics Association and Canadian Agricultural Economics Society. Toronto, Ontario. May 28-31, 2009.

Brewin, D.G. (2009). Innovation in food processing. Enabling Research for Competitive Agriculture workshop. Ottawa, Ontario. Jan 23, 2009.

Brewin D.G. (2008). Market efficiency in the western Canadian canola market. Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science Seminar, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba. November 19, 2008.

Brewin D.G. & J.M. Mann. (2008). Testing for market efficiency in the western Canadian canola market. Canadian Agricultural Economics Association annual meetings. Quebec City, Quebec, June 29-July 1, 2008.

Nolan, J., & D.G. Brewin. (2008). The evolution of the Canadian prairie grain handling and transportation system. 43rd Annual Canadian Transportation Research Forum. Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 1, 2008.

Brewin D.G. (2008). Food processing and innovation. Rural Secretariat workshop. Ottawa, Ontario, January 25, 2008.

Brewin, D.G., S. Kulshreshtha & K. Ominski. (2007). Economic and environmental sustainability of forage based manure management. CAES/AAEA/WAEA joint meetings. Portland, Oregon. July 29-Aug1, 2007.

Brewin D.G., D.C. Monchuk, & M.D. Partridge. (2007). Are all innovations created equally? Examining the adoption of product and process innovations in the Canadian food processing industry. Canadian Agricultural Innovation Research Network workshop. Vancouver, BC, March 23, 2007.

Brewin, D.G., & S. Kulshreshtha. (2007). Dollars and sense of forage based manure management. Producer/stakeholder report of La Broquerie Hog and Beef Project. Friedensfeld, Manitoba. March 7, 2007.

Brewin, D.G., M. Shields & S. Goetz. (2006). Does migration explain or compound regional income convergence? Department of Economics Seminar, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba. October 6, 2006.

Committee Work & Consultation

  • Director of Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council (2008 - 2010).
  • Member and past Program Chair of Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (2004-Present).
  • Executive Member of Canadian Agricultural Innovation and Regulation Network (AAFC) (2009-Present).
  • Member of Structure and Performance of Agriculture and Agri-products Industry Network (AAFC) (2009-Present).
  • Member of Canadian Agricultural Innovation Research Network (AAFC) (2004-2009).
  • Member of Farm Level Agricultural Policy Research Network (AAFC) (2004-2009).

 

 

    

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