Vision Statement – That wheat and barley are profitable and internationally competitive crop choices for Manitoba farmers.
Mission Statement – To grow the potential of wheat and barley as profitable and sustainable production choices for Manitoba growers through leadership and strategic investments in research, market development and communications.
Core functions: Research & Market Development
Support functions: Communication, advocacy, advisory, education, administration and governance.
Manitoba Wheat and Barely Growers Association have begun to build research relationships and commit to funding, managing and monitoring research projects that will advance the interests and potential profitability of Manitoba growers.
Pigweed has been a consistently problematic weed in Manitoba based on the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Weed survey information. It ranked #8 in relative abundance according to the weed survey conducted in 2016, which is actually down from #6 in 2002 and #5 in 1997. With Group 2 herbicide resistant…Read More
Several insects got to levels of concern in cereal crops in Manitoba in 2019. The two most widespread and concerning were cutworms and grasshoppers. In some areas, armyworms were also of concern. On a positive note, aphid levels were low in cereals in 2019 and wheat midge was generally not…Read More
With the wet conditions and delayed harvest experienced in parts of Manitoba in fall 2019, very few farmers were able to complete their fall fertilization program. Since early seeding is important for optimizing crop yield, producers will be looking for ways to apply their nitrogen (N) requirements efficiently without delaying…Read More
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The Manitoba Kernel is sent out bi-annually in the spring and fall with the Manitoba Cooperator. The next edition will be mailed out fall 2019.