Westman Agricultural Diversification Organization

Westman Agricultural Diversification Organization logoWADO, 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.

Annual Reports

2018 WADO Annual Report

Contact(s)

Scott Chalmers
Diversification Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture
204-522-5415
scott.chalmers@gov.mb.ca

Leanne Mayes
Technician
WADO

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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News

Harvest Season started at Manitoba’s Crop Diversification Centres!

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...

Governments Invest More Than $4.8 Million for Agriculture Research

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...

Growing Organic?

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!...

CMCDC Crop Diversification Tour 2018

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 at Diversification Centres

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

Upcoming Events

Oct16
Stretching Feed Supplies to Feed Your Herd

October 16 to November 13, 2019, Livestock & Forages

Oct23
Manitoba AG EX 2019

October 23-26, 2019, Exhibition

Nov17
Manitoba Farm Women Conference

November 17-19, 2019, Farm and Rural Women

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