What is WARC

WARC is a non-profit producer based organization that facilitates practical field research and demonstration. The producer group is associated with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) at the Scott Research Farm.


WARC's Mandate:

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


The Western Applied Research Corporation is run by a Board of Directors. WARC has 4 full time employees. Along with our full time employee's we hire several seasonal workers and students.


Jessica Weber

General Manager 

Office: (306) 247-2001

Cell: (306) 361-8703

Email: jessica.weber@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.

Juan Lobo

Research Associate


Office: (306) 247-2001

Cell: (306) 370-4390

Email: research.assoc@warc.ca


Juan holds a B.Sc. in Agronomy from the University of Caldas, Colombia and a M.Sc. in Plant Science from the University of Saskatchewan. He has experience as a Research Assistant with the Cereal and Flax Pathology Group at the University of Saskatchewan.



Kayla Hawkins

Research Technician

Temporary Administrative Assistant


Office: (306)247-2001

Cell: (306) 843-7984

Email: research.tech@warc.ca

 Email: exec.admin@warc.ca

 Kayla Hawkins grew up on a grain farm outside Wilkie, SK. She holds a B.Sc. in Agronomy from the University of Saskatchewan. Kayla has previous experience as a Professional Agronomy Consultant with Western Ag/Northland Agronomy where she was involved in field scouting, soil sampling and fertility management planning.  





Board Members

Blaine Davey (Chairperson)

Wilkie, SK

(306) 843-8160


Sheldon Stang (Vice Chair)

Major SK

(306) 834-8619


Carol Baillargeon

Edam, SK

(306) 397-2264


Ryan Charabin

North Battleford SK

(306) 441-4741


Jeff Hyland

Scott SK

(306) 843-7997


Eric Johnson

North Battleford SK

(306) 966-4999

Stu Lawrence

Rosetown SK

(306) 831-7843


Stacey Sagon

Biggar SK

(306) 951-9603


Trevor Scherman
Battleford SK

(306) 481-4620


Ian Sonntag

Good Soil, SK

(306) 238-4422


Rob Wallace

Unity, SK

(306) 228-8912