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Manitoba Crop Alliance Announces Results Of Corn Committee Election

Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA) has announced the results of the Corn Committee election.
 
Elected delegates include Dean Toews (MacGregor), Carl Bangert (Beausejour), Emile Morin (Otterburne) and Hubert Preun (St. Andrews).
 
A total of 993 ballots were distributed, 192 of those ballots were returned and counted for a 19 percent return rate.
 
“With a 19 percent return rate we’re thrilled with the response for the Corn Committee election,” says MCA Chair Fred Greig. “We’re looking forward to inducting the new delegates and welcoming the incumbent delegates to all of the Crop Committees and working together to ensure wheat, barley, corn, sunflower and flax are sustainable production choices for Manitoba farmers.”
 
There were no elections for the Flax, Sunflower and Wheat & Barley Crop Committees as the nominees were elected by acclamation (See below).
 
The acclaimed and elected delegates will be installed at the first crop committee meetings to be held in January.
 
At the meeting, the four crop committees will make their director appointments to the Manitoba Crop Alliance board.
 
The MCA board will be announced prior to the AGM being held virtually on February 11th.
 
Flax Committee: Dean Buchanan (Crystal City), Jack Hodgson (Roland), Lance Bierens (Winnipeg), and Lorne Johnson (Arborg) were nominated for the four available crop committee delegate positions and are thereby elected by acclamation. They will join Andrew Harris (Winnipeg), Eric Fridfinnson (Arborg), Garry Froese (Winkler), and Nick Matheson (Stonewall) to form MCA’s Flax committee.
 
Sunflower Committee: Edgar Scheurer (Dugald), Korey Peters (Randolph), Myles Kubinec (Holland), and Sally Parsonage (Baldur) were nominated for the four available crop committee delegate positions and are thereby elected by acclamation. They will join Gilbert Sabourin (St. Jean Baptiste), Gregg Fotheringham (Reston), Mark McDonald (Virden), and Roger Vaags (Dugald) to form MCA’s Sunflower committee
 
Wheat and Barley Committee: Boris Michaleski (Ashville), Fred Greig (Reston), Josee Saquet (Laurier), Rauri Qually (Dacatoh), and Sheila Elder (Wawanesa) were nominated for the five available crop committee delegate positions and are thereby elected by acclamation. They will join Doug Martin (East Selkirk), Drew Baker (Beausejour), Robert Misko (Roblin), Ryan Hueging (Woodlands), and Wilfred Harder (Lowe Farm) to form MCA’s Wheat and Barley committee.
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