Manitoba Canola Growers Association Elects New Executive

WINNIPEG, MB, February 11, 2016 – The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) held their reorganizational meeting today and elected a new executive for the 2016/17 year.

Chuck Fossay from Starbuck was elected president, Clayton Harder from Narol was elected vice president, Brian Chorney from East Selkirk was elected secretary and Jack Froese from Winkler was elected treasurer. These positions take affect immediately.

“I am looking forward to being the president of the MCGA this year,” says Chuck Fossay, president, MCGA. “I will do my best to serve the needs of our members.”

Brian Chorney was re-elected for a two-year term to the Canola Council of Canada board of directors. Clayton Harder and Jack Froese were re-elected for a two-year term to the Canadian Canola Growers Association board of directors. Chuck Fossay was re-elected for a one-year term to Keystone Agricultural Producers board of directors.

For more information please visit www.canolagrowers.com.

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About Manitoba Canola Growers Association:

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) represents approximately 8,500 farmers in Manitoba that grow canola. MCGA uses the canola check off dollars for “seed money” to grow the future. Every dollar spent is leveraged at the local, national, and international levels, and studies show that every dollar invested by growers results in an impressive return on investment. MCGA is committed to maximizing net income for canola farmers through sustainable production. For more information visit www.canolagrowers.com or follow us on Twitter @CanolaGrowers.

Media Contact:
Alison Inglis,

Events and Communications Coordinator

Manitoba Canola Growers

alison@canolagrowers.com

204-998-9896