Westman Agricultural Diversification Organization

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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.

Annual French Summary

2020 Résumé français

Annual Reports

2021 WADO Annual Report

Contact(s)

Scott Chalmers
Applied Research 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
Darren Peters  Boissevain
Neil Galbraith  Minnedosa
John Finnie  Kenton

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MFGA 2022 Regen Ag Conference

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Manitoba Ag Days

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