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WCWGA Committees

Transportation/MRE

Water/Drainage

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

No-surprise budget pleases Sask. farm groups

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association director Daryl Fransoo said the government helps farmers with more than money. “As the Western Canadian Wheat Growers, we don’t need more funding. We need a government that will fight for us like they are doing on the canola aspect, like they are doing with the carbon tax,” he said.

Moving grain focus of meeting between feds, farmers, and railways

“It’s to the point where we’ve heard enough,” said Daryl Fransoo, who farms in the Glaslyn area, about 200 km northwest of Saskatoon. 

Officials to discuss ways to put and keep grain in high gear to port

Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways have previously announced plans for improved grain movement, but Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association director Daryl Fransoo says the time for talk is over and it’s results that now count.  

Farm groups asking Ottawa to intervene in looming rail strike

“…our markets are questioning whether or not we can meet the buyer demands. Our federal government needs to step up and assure our buyers that we can meet the global needs,” added Daryl Fransoo, farmer at Meota, Saskatchewan.  

Senate finally passes Bill C-49

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and Grain Growers of Canada are celebrating the Senate’s passage of the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49). “This bill has taken far too long to pass, but I am pleased that the Senate has adopted our amendments and completed this process,” Daryl Fransoo, Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association director, said in [...]

Wheat Growers Welcome Senate Passing Bill C-49

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is pleased that the Senate has finally passed Bill C-49 with its adopted amendments.

Grain Transportation Backlog – Presentation to Ag Committee

Director Daryl Fransoo gives a presentation to the Ag Committee regarding the grain transportation backlog.  

Farmers concerned about growing backlog of rail shipments

There's growing concern from grain shippers and producers that we'll see a repeat of 2013-14 this year, when a bottleneck on the rail lines lead to lost sales for farmers. Daryl Fransoo, Saskatchewan Director for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association said the latest reports show things are only getting worse for producers.

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