Kenton Possberg

Kenton, along with his wife Pam, is a grain producer who farms about 13,000 acres north east of Humboldt, Saskatchewan. They own Parkland Ventures which grows wheat, barley, canola, oats, and peas. Kenton and Pam have two children, Spencer and Taylor. In 1998 Kenton received a Degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan.

Kenton is also a avid activist. In addition to his work on drainage policy, he has been quite engaged on the temporary foreign worker file and sits on the CAHRC as the Grains and Oilseeds member. As well, Kenton is a WGRF Board member as the WG’s representative. Please reach out to Kenton directly if you would like to discuss his initiatives further.

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Kenton in the Media

Rising input costs amid supply shortages stressful for Sask. farmers

“We’re seeing fertilizer prices increase by a multitude of 200 per cent or even 300 per cent, depending on when you’ve purchased,” said Kenton Possberg, a farmer north of Humboldt, […]

NFU and Wheat Growers want changes to contracts

The National Farmers Union and the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association don’t agree on much. But the two groups do agree on one thing; grain production contracts need to be […]

Bibeau accused of underselling how grain farmers have been hurt by the carbon tax

The federal Liberals are significantly downplaying the financial hit of the carbon tax on farmers, the Conservative agriculture critic argued Wednesday. John Barlow, who represents a southern Alberta riding, said […]

Canada’s Agriculture Sector Needs Temporary Foreign Workers

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers call for an adjustment in the newly invoked travel restrictions that were put in place this week. The new rules put in place to combat COVID-19 are necessarily far-reaching [...]

Farmers say time running out for foreign workers in limbo as confusion reigns over coronavirus travel

Kenton Possberg, a grain farmer in Saskatchewan and director of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, said wheat and oilseed growers rely on thousands of workers on visas who arrive [...]

Temporary foreign workers exempt from Canada’s travel ban

Farms’ TFW needs include over 1,400 “specifically for oilseed and grain farming,” the Western Canadian Wheat Growers said in a separate statement Wednesday. “All the same self-isolation measures should continue [...]

Migrant workers help grow our food. Coronavirus is leaving them in limbo.

Kenton Possberg, a grain farmer in Saskatchewan and director of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, said wheat and oilseeds growers in the Prairie provinces are also worried about the [...]

Reduced-risk management strategy for foliar insect pests of Prairie field crops

The Pesticide Risk Reduction Program acknowledges the contribution of Kenton Possberg and the Wheat Growers for its assistance.

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