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Oatway new president of Seed Growers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ward Oatway of Clive is the new president of the Alberta Seed Growers board of directors, succeeding Glenn Logan. During the past two years, the organization has seen an 11 per cent increase in membership, and a 44,000-acre increase in pedigreed inspected acres, said Logan, who will remain on the board as past president for […] Read more

Ward Oatway elected new Seed Growers president

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […] Read more


BioVision’s data shows an increase in fusarium infection across barley, durum, oats and wheat.

Battling fusarium requires new initiatives

Reading Time: < 1 minute Both the grain sector and government need to respond to rising fusarium rates, says the president of Alberta Seed Growers. One of the first things to do is recognize that FHB has become a significant problem and then create policies that do not unnecessarily penalize producers, said Glenn Logan. Read more: Don’t delay if you haven’t […] Read more