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

2019 Prairie Cover Crop Survey

Add your voice to our 5 minute survey: On Twitter – @YvonneLawley_UM look for the pinned link to the survey at the top of Dr. Lawley’s Twitter feed On any devise with a web browser using this link:   https://forms.gle/DwCmt2WFoP3Ct2hH8 By email...

Fusarium Head Blight Mitigation

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...

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!...

Upcoming Events

Jan21
Manitoba Ag Days

January 21-23, 2020, Trade Show

Feb12
Crop Connect Conference

February 12-13, 2020, Trade Show

Mar5
Prairie Organics: Think Whole Farm

March 5-6, 2020, Organic Farming

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