WCWGA Committees



Daryl Fransoo

Daryl farms with his father near Glaslyn, Saskatchewan. He produces spring and soft white wheat, malt barley, canola, multiple varieties of peas and lentils, and oats.

Daryl’s family also owned and operated a pulse processing and exporting business in Saskatchewan.

As a young grower, Daryl has a passion to continue growing the family farm, and enjoys researching better ways to manage the agronomy, financials, and marketing decisions of the farm.

Daryl played three seasons in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, with both the Weyburn Red Wings and the Flin Flon Bombers.

Other Committees

Grain Growers of Canada: WCWGA Representative

Do More Ag Mental Health Foundation: Director

Daryl in the Media

Sask farmers seek more federal farm aid during COVID-19 pandemic

The chair of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers, Daryl Fransoo, says the support is inadequate. He says the federal government is disregarding the importance of food security during the covid-19 outbreak.

Wheat Growers announces Fransoo as new chair

“I am honoured to have the support of the board of directors to move into the role of chair,” Fransoo said in a media release. “The Wheat Growers has been advocates of strong agricultural policy for 50 years and the future looks strong for us.”

Western Canadian Wheat Growers calls for the cancellation of Federal Carbon Tax Implementation

With the April 1 implementation deadline looming, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers are calling for the federal government to eliminate the move to increase the carbon tax from $20 to $30/tonne for those provinces under the federal backstop.

Farm, trucking groups call for carbon tax break

In an April 1 news release, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association urged Ottawa to eliminate the carbon tax on agriculture. “In the midst of a global pandemic, the federal government is using April Fool’s Day to increase the carbon tax from $20 per tonne to $30 per tonne,” WCWGA said.

Carbon Tax Increase Takes Effect

Darryl Fransoo a Director with the Western Canadian Wheat Growers says a tax increase is foolish right now. “I would even implore them to get rid of it totally in this time where we are facing a big time economic crisis. It’s all the way from the top down and it ends up taking money […]

Wheat Growers call on Ottawa to roll-back this week’s carbon tax hike

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers is calling on Ottawa to roll-back the ten dollar a ton hike in the federal carbon tax, which came into effect Wednesday. Wheat Growers Chair Daryl Fransoo of Glaslyn says the 50 percent hike in the carbon tax is bad timing when the economy is in facing a major pandemic, […]

Federal Carbon Tax implementation must be cancelled

With the April 1 implementation deadline looming, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers are calling for the federal government to eliminate the move to increase the carbon tax from $20 to $30/tonne for those provinces under the federal backstop.

Wheat growers ask for carbon tax increase to be cancelled

“The carbon tax is an ineffective policy in our opinion and should be scrapped all together but, with the recent events that are going on, we implore the government to not increase it at the very least,” said Daryl Fransoo, a Saskatchewan director with the association.