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
More from the Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation
Featured Trial Reports
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!...
An informative news article about haskap berry published in "Roblin Review" on January 30,...
An informative news article about quinoa published in "The Manitoba Co-operator" on September 27,...
The field tour on July 31st, saw over 45 participants come to Carberry to learn about a number of challenges facing many different crops in the region, some well established and others just building momentum. The tour was an opportunity for attendees to learn more...
Harvesting has begun at all four Crop Diversification Centres. Data collection and analysis is ongoing and trial results will be available later this fall under the Results section