Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation

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For more than 25 years, PCDF has conducted applied research to evaluate, demonstrate and facilitate the use of new crops, technologies and value-added opportunities.  Located in Roblin, MB, PCDF’s areas of research include testing for new crops and varieties, forages and crop-livestock systems, intercropping and cover cropping, and soil management.

Depuis plus de 25 ans, PCDF fait des recherches appliquées pour évaluer, démontrer, et faciliter l’application de nouvelles cultures, technologies, et débouchés à valeur ajoutée. Située à Roblin, MB, les domaines de recherche comprennent des essais sur les nouvelles cultures et variétés, les fourrages et les systèmes de culture et d’élevage, la culture intercalaire et les cultures de couverture ainsi que la gestion des sols.

Annual French Summary

2020 Résumé français

Annual Reports

2021 PCDF Annual Report

Contact(s)

James Frey
Applied Research Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture
204-247-0346
james.frey@gov.mb.ca

Jessica Frey
Applied Research Technician
PCDF
431-271-0005
pcdf@mymts.net

Sara Marzoff
Applied Research Technician & Financial Officer
PCDF
204-773-6423
pcdfroblin@gmail.com

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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