Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation
In 2016/17 PCDF marked its 20th year as a non profit organization with the purpose to evaluate, demonstrate and facilitate the use of new crops, technologies and value added opportunities. Located in Roblin, MB, PCDF conducts applied research and technology transfer, new crop adaptation, diversification and value-added opportunities for the northwest region of agro-Manitoba. Specialty areas continue to be hemp, flax, fertility and disease trials as well as new crops such as quinoa and fababean.
Board of Directors
Robert Misko (Chair) Roblin
Mark Laycock (Vice Chair) Russell
Cynthia Nerbas (Treasurer) Shellmouth
Laurie Radferd (Secretary) Sanclara
Jeremy Andres Roblin
Rod Fisher Dauphin
Dale Gryba Gilbert Plains
Vern Zatwarnciki Gilbert Plains
Boris Michaleski Dauphin
John Sandborn Benito
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Featured Trial Reports
The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance hosted its 2019 annual meeting and national conference in Calgary, Nov 26-28, with over 490 individuals in attendance.
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance: Annual Meeting and National Convention “The energy from our members is incredible,” said Ted Haney, Executive Director of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) as the Canadian Hemp Conference was wrapping up in Calgary, AB. “At a time...
Add your voice to our 5 minute survey: On Twitter – @YvonneLawley_UM look for the pinned link to the survey at the top of Dr. Lawley’s Twitter feed On any devise with a web browser using this link: https://forms.gle/DwCmt2WFoP3Ct2hH8 By email...
The Manitoba Diversification Centres are pleased to participate in a prairie-wide project to develop weather-based models to assess the risk of FHB infection and DON in spring wheat, winter wheat, barley and durum. The study will develop an interactive prairie-wide...
Mid August marks the start of the harvest season for farmers around Manitoba. Its also the start of plot harvesting at the Manitoba’s Crop Diversification Centres. Plots of winter wheat, fall rye, spring wheat, barley, oats, lentils, peas, and mustard are being or...
May 24, 2019 GOVERNMENTS INVEST MORE THAN $4.8 MILLION FOR AGRICULTURE RESEARCH As part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the Canadian and Manitoba governments are investing more than $4.8 million for 22 projects under the Ag Action Manitoba Research and...
The governments of Canada and Manitoba will be supporting four diversification centres, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Our government is a strong supporter of innovation in the...
Manitoba Organic Alliance highlights; Phosphorus in your cropping system Composted vs. raw manure Research update — Parkland Crop Diversification Centre Equipment Review What you missed in the coffee shop!...