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

Cdn. ag group supports merger between CP and KCS

It’s an exciting opportunity for the ag sector, said Daryl Fransoo, chair of Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association. He’s also a producer from near Glaslyn, Sask.

Wheat Growers Support Rail Merger

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are supporting the merger of the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Class 1 rail lines. In a news release, the organization says providing rail coverage from coast to coast in Canada, the US and Mexico will benefit the seamless movement of raw resources and finished goods throughout North America.

Federal ministers promise carbon tax rebates as Conservative bill to exempt on-farm propane and natural gas passes 2nd reading

Several farm groups, including Grain Growers of Canada, Grain Farmers of Ontario, and the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, have fully supported Lawrence’s bill, welcoming the effort to exempt fuels used for grain drying from the carbon tax. However, the Liberals have decided to argue the bill won’t achieve its intended outcome with grain drying due […]

Wheat Growers Pleased With Railway Movement In January

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is congratulating CN and CP on January’s record volume of grain and grain product movement. Chair Daryl Fransoo says our international customers depend upon reliable grain delivery to move our products from the local terminal to port, which is done almost exclusively by rail.

Wheat Growers fear cold weather will hamper grain exports

Western Canadian Wheat Growers applaud the railways for record January grain shipments but worry about the impact from the current frigid weather. Wheat Growers chair Daryl Fransoo says bitterly cold weather in the past has slowed grain shipments and he fears a repeat this month.

RealAg LIVE – With Guest Daryl Fransoo, Saskatchewan Farmer and Chair of WCWGA

Daryl Fransoo chats with Shaun Haney. Listen by clicking below.

Western Wheat Growers chair hopes for profitable year in 2021

Daryl Fransoo says the pandemic created some challenges for farmers but had limited effect. He says grain exports are booming and prices are on the rise.

More Priority Needed On Agricultural Issues

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers feels there hasn’t been enough focus on Agriculture during Saskatchewan’s Provincial Election campaign. Chair Darryl Fransoo says they sent a questionnaire out to each of the registered parties on September 24th but unfortunately they only heard back from two parties.