Westman Agricultural Diversification Organization
WADO, located in Melita, MB, is a multi-stakeholder network and research farm facilitating the development and extension of applied production research focused on specialized crops, companion cropping and innovative crop production practices. Specialty areas of applied production research include fertility trials, reduced tillage and companion cropping systems.
WADO, situé à Melita, MB, est un réseau multipartenaires et une ferme de recherche qui facilite le développement et la vulgarisation de la recherche appliquée centrée sur les cultures spécialisées, la cultivation intercalaire, et les pratiques de production agricole innovatrices. Parmi les domaines de spécialisation dans la recherche de production appliquée figure les essais de fertilité, la réduction de travail du sol, et les systèmes de cultivation intercalaires.
Board of Directors
Gary Barker(Chair) Melita
Brookes White Pierson
Allan McKenzie Nesbitt
Patrick Johnson Killarney
Kevin Routledge Hamiota
Kevin Beernaert Hartney
Darren Peters Boissevain
Neil Galbraith Minnedosa
John Finnie Kenton
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