National Hemp Variety Field Trials
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance
Manitoba Horticulture Productivity Enhancement Centre (MHPEC)
Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation (PCDF)
Prairies East Sustainable Agricultural Initiative (PESAI)
Westman Agricultural Diverification Organization (WADO)
PI, James Frey (Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development)
To evaluate industrial hemp varieties for the National Hemp Variety Field Trials coordinated by the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance.
Please see the attached report.
[Adapted from the CHTA 2021 call for cultivars]: The CHTA is a national organization that champions a diverse and robust Canadian hemp industry which benefits all stakeholders along the value chain. Established in 2003, the Alliance membership includes farmers, processors, equipment suppliers, consumer product suppliers, consultants, researchers, students, industry associations and government. CHTA’s services and programs include: stakeholder communication and consultation; domestic and international market development; research coordination; standards development; and, policy and regulatory advocacy. In 2020, the National Hemp Variety Field Trials were implemented at 12 sites across Canada (NB, QC, ON, MB, and AB), including at the four Manitoba Diversification Centres.
Entire findings are available by downloading the report PDF.