Groups join Western Grains Research Foundation

The Western Grains Research Foundation has added four more organizations to its membership.


At its annual general meeting held March 5 in Winnipeg, the WGRF expanded its membership to include the Alberta Barley Commission, the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Association, the Saskatchewan Wheat Commission and the Saskatchewan Barley Commission.


Dave Sefton, a farmer from Broadview, Sask., was re-elected as WGRF chair, and Keith Degenhardt of Hughenden, Alta., was re-elected vice-chair.


In addition to Sefton and Degenhardt, the foundation’s 2014 board of directors includes:


  • Bill Gehl of Regina, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission

  • Bob Anderson of Dugald, Man., Prairie Oat Growers Association

  • D’Arcy Hilgartner of Camrose, Western Pulse Growers Association

  • Don Dewar of Dauphin, Man., Keystone Agricultural Producers

  • Doyle Wiebe of Langham, Sask., Canadian Canola Growers Association

  • Garth Butcher of Birtle, Man., Western Winter Cereal Producers

  • Gerrid Gust of Davidson, Sask., Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association

  • Jason Skotheim of Spruce Home, Sask., Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission 

  • Joe Rennick of Milestone, Sask., Canadian Seed Growers Association

  • Kevin Auch of Carmangay, Alta, Alberta Wheat Commission

  • Martin Moore of Fort St. John, B.C., British Columbia Grain Producers Association

  • Mel Stickland of Red Deer, Western Barley Growers Association

  • Ray Askin of Portage la Prairie, Man., Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association

  • Stewart Wells of Swift Current, Sask., National Farmers Union

  • Todd Lewis of Regina, Agricultural Producers Association of Sask-atchewan

  • A member to be determined from the Alberta Barley Commission.


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