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.

Contact(s)

Scott Chalmers
Diversification Specialist
Manitoba Agriculture & Resource Development
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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Upcoming Events

Jul27
Crops-A-Palooza 2021

July 27, 2021, Carberry, MB

Jan18
Manitoba Ag Days

January 18-20, 2022, Ag Trade Show