Ed Tyrchniewicz, P.Ag., has been named as an inductee to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place in Portage on July 12, 2012.
Ed is currently a Senior Scholar in the Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Previously, he was the Associate Dean of the Asper School of Business and Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management.
Trained as an Agricultural Economist (PhD; Purdue University), Ed has worked in universities for more than 40 years with more than 25 of those years being in various academic administrative positions. Prior to his time at Asper, Ed was a Professor of Agricultural Economics, Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, and Founding Director of the Transport Institute. In addition to his role as Senior Scholar, Ed is involved in consulting and public service advising in the areas of agricultural and transportation policy, natural resource management, and organizational management and capacity building.
Anyone who knows Ed can honestly say that his unselfish nature, extensive knowledge and worldwide connections make him a truly respected and valued colleague, mentor and friend.
All of us in the Asper community congratulate Ed on this well-deserved recognition!
The 2012 Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. on July 12th at the William Glesby Centre, 11 2nd Street NE, Portage la Prairie.
The Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame was established in 1976, with its objective being to acknowledge persons who have made a significant and outstanding contribution to the welfare and improvement of Manitoba agriculture and to a better way of life for farm families. Plaques honouring inductees are located in the Keystone Centre in Brandon.