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

The Western Applied Research Corporation is run by a Board of Directors. WARC has 3 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: research.assoc@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.  

Chelsea Sutherland

Executive Administrator

Office: (306)247-2001

Cell: (306)843-7257

Email: exec.admin@warc.ca

Chelsea grew up on a grain farm south of Wilkie, Sk and now she farms near Handel, Sk.  She holds a B.Sc. in Agribusiness from the University of Saskatchewan.

Board Members

Blaine Davey (Chairperson)

Wilkie, SK

(306) 843-8160


Sheldon Stang (Vice Chair)

Major, SK

(306) 834-8619


Ryan Charabin

North Battleford, SK

(306) 441-4741


Jeff Hyland

Scott, SK

(306) 843-7997


Justin Askildt

Wilkie, SK

(306) 918-7377


Eric Johnson

North Battleford, SK

(306) 966-4999


Rob Jones

North Battleford, Sk

(306) 441-2893


Stuart Lawrence

Rosetown, SK

(306) 831-7843


Stacey Sagon

Biggar, SK

(306) 951-9603


Trevor Scherman
Battleford, SK

(306) 481-4620