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.
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
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...
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...
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!...
An informative news article about haskap berry published in "Roblin Review" on January 30,...
An informative news article about quinoa published in "The Manitoba Co-operator" on September 27,...
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 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