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 hire several seasonal workers and students.

Our Team

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.

Kayla Slind

Research Associate

 Office: (306)247-2001

Cell: (306) 843-7984

Email: kayla.slind@warc.ca

 Kayla grew up on a grain farm east of 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.  

Keanna Svendsen-Striga:
Keanna is filling our maternity position for our research associate. She is from a small mixed farm located outside of Hafford, SK and recently graduated from Lakeland College in Crop Technology. She is looking forward to continue learning in the Ag industry! 

Jocelyn Leidl:
Jocelyn is a third year Agronomy Student at the University of Saskatchewan. This is her second year working with us. She is from a farm located south of Wilkie,SK. Fun fact, her favourite weed is Shepherds Purse because of the leaf shape and the heart shaped pods! 

Breanna Elder:
Breanna is going into her second year of Crop Technology at Lakeland College and she is from Unity,SK. This summer she wants to learn more about weeds and staging crops. Fun fact, her favourite crop is flax because she like the way it looks when blooming! 

Cortni Millhouse:
Cortni is from a farm outside of Cutknife,SK and she is going into her second year of Crop Technology at Lakeland College. This summer she is excited to learn about seeing each trial grow and develop and learning more about insects and disease. Fun fact, her favourite crop is yellow peas because of their hardiness and high vigor! 




Board Members

Trevor Scherman (Chair)

Battleford, SK

(306) 481-4620

 

Stuart Lawrence (Vice Chair)

Rosetown, SK

(306) 831-7843

 

Sheldon Stang 

Major, SK

(306) 834-8619

 

Ryan Charabin

North Battleford, SK

(306) 441-4741

 

Jeff Hyland

Scott, SK

(306) 843-7997

  

Michael Hicks

Glaslyn, SK

(306) 342-7732

Mike Bender

Wapella, SK

(639) 318-1679

 

Rob Jones

North Battleford, Sk

(306) 441-2893

 

Stacey Sagon

Biggar, SK

(306) 951-9603

 

Michael Palmier

Plenty, SK

(306) 932-7733

 

Justin Askildt

Wilkie, SK

(306) 918-7377