What is WARC

 Western Applied Research Corporation (WARC) is a non-profit organization that is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of northwest Saskatchewan producers. We are a part of the Saskatchewan Agri-ARM network and work in partnership with Agriculture and AgriFood Canada (AAFC) at the Scott Research Farm.


WARC's Mandate:

  • Transfer technology from research to Saskatchewan producers
  • Evaluate the economic implications of technology for Saskatchewan producers

 WARC has 2 full time employees. Along with our full time employees we have several seasonal and contract employees and hire 3 summer students.

Our Team

Jessica Enns (Weber) (on leave)

General Manager 

Office: (306) 247-2001

Cell: (306) 361-8703

Email: jessica.enns@warc.ca 

 Jessica grew up on a mixed grain and livestock farm outside Landis Sk. She completed her B.Sc. in Plant Science with a major in Agronomy and a minor in Agribusiness. She completed her M.Sc. in Plant Science, with a focus on weed-crop competition and weed control in Western Canada, at the University of Saskatchewan.

Kayla Slind 

Acting General Manager

 Office: (306)247-2001

Cell: (306) 843-7984

Email: kayla.slind@warc.ca

 Kayla has been with WARC for 5 years. She lives on a grain farm east of Wilkie, SK where she farms with her husband and family. Kayla holds a B.Sc. in Agronomy from the University of Saskatchewan and has her P.Ag with SIA. Kayla has previous experience as a Professional Agronomy Consultant with Western Ag/Northland Agronomy .   

Stacy Hawkins

Executive Administrator

Office:  (306) 247-2001

Cell:  (306) 843-7400

Email:  exec.admin@warc.ca

Stacy lives east of Wilkie on their family grain farm.  She has recently retired from a 32 year career in Municipal Government and has an extensive background in governance, administration and accounting.

Koralie Mack (Huber)

Research Technician

Office:  (306) 247-2001

Cell:  (306) 951-8888

Email:  research.tech@warc.ca 

Koralie grew up on a mixed grain and cattle farm south of Landis, SK. She obtained her B.Sc. in 2022 from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Agriculture, with a Major in Agronomy and a Minor in Agribusiness Entrepreneurship. With some Ag-Retail experience backing her, she is now excited to start her career at WARC as a Research Technician. 



Herb Schell

Seasonal Technician 

 Herb grew up in Scott, SK and has been WARC's seasonal technician for 10 years. He has previous experience with AAFC in Scott as a Weed Technician for 38 years. 

Research from our farm to yours

Fall, 2023

Board Members

Michael Palmier (Chair)

Plenty, SK

(306) 932-7733


Stuart Lawrence (Vice Chair)

Rosetown, SK

(306) 831-7843


Andrew Herle

Wilkie, SK

(306) 843-7696


Michael Hicks

Glaslyn, SK

(306) 342-7732


Eric Charabin

North Battleford, SK

(306) 480-7974


Andria Roelens

Battleford, SK

(306) 843-8027

Mike Bender

Warman, SK

(639) 318-1679


Rob Jones

North Battleford, Sk

(306) 441-2893


Jennifer Mundt

Biggar, SK

(306) 948-4622


Trevor Scherman

Battleford, SK

(306) 481-4620


Justin Askildt

Wilkie, SK

(306) 918-7377