The Alberta Seed Growers board of directors has elected Ward Oatway as president and Jason Welsh as vice-president for the upcoming year.
Oatway has been a seed grower since 1984 and farms 1,300 acres of seed barley, wheat, peas and commercial canola with family near Clive. Welsh has been a seed grower for seven-plus years in Milk River, where his family operates Sleepy Hollow Seeds and grows pedigreed wheat, barley, peas and grass seed.
Oatway and Welsh will serve two-year terms in their executive positions. Glenn Logan will serve as past president for the next two years.