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.
Some producers in south-west Manitoba have been reporting barley thrips. These insects are dark brown to black in colour, have a long, narrow body shape and are between 1-1.8 mm in length. Adult thrips cause damage by feeding on plant tissue. Feeding results in the bleached appearance of tissue and…Read More
As soil temperatures are heating up and crops are beginning to emerge across Manitoba, it’s time to start scouting for cutworms and wireworms. Agronomists in north central North Dakota have been finding wireworms feeding on newly planted wheat seed. Cutworm damage has also been reported in central MB as well…Read More
With spring cereals beginning to emerge across the province, getting out and doing stand counts can help in assessing seed germination and emergence, see areas with potential crop loss and evaluate seed quality. Low plant stands mean you aren’t getting full value out of your seed. This could lead to…Read More
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