About

SSGA VISION

SSGA is the voice of pedigreed seed in Saskatchewan.  Our members produce high quality seed, adhering to strict quality standards.

SSGA MISSION

As the voice of pedigreed seed in Saskachewan, SSGA:

  • Maintains effective communciation with members of SSGA and all stakeholders in the industry
  • Advocates for and promotes the use of pedigreed seed
  • Acts as a clearinghouse and source of information useful to SSGA members relating to the prodution of pedigreed seed
  • Develops and maintains strategic alliances that will benefit and strengthen the seed industry in Saskatchewan
  • Practices good governance

SSGA OBJECTIVES

The Saskatchewan Seed Growers’ Association is a member-centric organization focused on enhancing pedigreed seed production and the growth of the seed industry in Saskatchewan by:

  • Serving as the official voice of members to industry and government
  • Providing members with learning and networking opportunities
  • Advocating for the issues and policies important to members
  • Building strong relationships with key industry partners.

Contact us

PROVINCIAL OFFICE

Saskatchewan Seed Growers’ Association
PO Box 22086, Saskatoon SK S7H 5P1
Phone: (306) 786-6266
Email: info@saskseed.ca

SSGA Board of Directors – 2021

President: Mike Shewchuk
Box 328
Blaine Lake SK SOJ 0J0
Phone: (306) 290-7816
Email: shewchukseeds@gmail.com

Vice President: Kurt Printz
Box 636
Gravelbourg SK S0H 1X0
Phone: (306) 380-7769
Email: printz_kurt@hotmail.com

Past President: Shawn Fraser
Box 8 Site 7 RR 1
Wymark SK S0N 2YO
Phone: (306) 627-3655
Email: foc@sasktel.net

Director: Nick Petruic
Box 26
Avonlea SK S0H 0C0
Phone: (306) 868-2240
Email: petruicseedco.sales@gmail.com

Director: Alica Chalmers
Box 344
Naicam SK S0K 2Z0
Phone: (306) 322-7364
Email: olson.alica@gmail.com

Director: Adam Littman
PO Box 390
Saltcoats SK S0A 3R0
Phone: (306) 744-7708
Email: alittman44@gmail.com

National Director: Laurie Wakefield
Box 522
Maidstone SK S0M 1M0
Phone: (306) 893-2984
Fax: (306) 893-2394
Email: wakefield.seeds@sasktel.net

National Director: Roy Klym
Box 4331 Stn Main
Regina SK S4P 3W6
Phone: (306) 533-8425
Email: klym@sasktel.net

SSGA Board Advisors

Richard Cuthbert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Hamid Naaem, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Bunyamin Tar’an, Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan

Shannon Wandler, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Doug Pchajek, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

Executive Director: Laurie Hayes, PAg, MSc, PMP
PO Box 22086
Saskatoon SK S7H 5P1
Phone: (306) 786-6266
Email: laurie@saskseed.ca

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