Ralph Eichler

Ralph Eichler


Ralph Eichler was elected as the MLA for Lakeside in 2003 and re-elected in 2007, 2011, 2016 and 2019. A business owner and former administrator for the Interlake School Division, Eichler is an active volunteer in his community, serving various organizations including the Teulon and Area Lions Club, the Stonewall Royal Canadian Legion, the Interlake Community Foundation Board, and the Teulon Golf and Country Club. He and his wife Gail have three children and three grandchildren.

Minister's Message


Welcome to the Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development website.

I'm Ralph Eichler 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 Ralph Eichler
Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development