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 area of applied production research include fertility trials, reduced tillage and companion cropping systems.
Manitoba Agriculture & Resource Development
Board of Directors
Gary Barker(Chair) Melita
Brookes White Pierson
Allan McKenzie Nesbitt
Patrick Johnson Killarney
Kevin Routledge Hamiota
Kevin Beernaert Hartney
Ryan Martens Boissevain
Neil Galbraith Minnedosa
John Finnie Kenton
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Featured Trial Reports
The difficult decision has been made to cancel the 2021 CropConnect Conference, at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre in Winnipeg due to the uncertainties regarding COVID-19 specifically relating to events of our size. Our ag community’s well-being is our...
Canada’s largest indoor farm show will not go ahead as usual in 2021. The show was originally slated to run January 19-21, 2021 but is cancelled due to COVID-19 safety concerns. “The safety and well-being of our exhibitors, patrons, volunteers, contractors, board of...
The Manitoba government has launched Student Jobs MB, an online tool dedicated to matching students looking for job opportunities to employers with workforce needs throughout the province. Student Jobs MB is simple and free to use, allowing students to be matched with...
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...
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...
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...