MEET THE TEAM
Hetland Seeds has a team of qualified and dedicated staff that take pride in helping farmers make educated choices with variety selection, market strategies and agronomic advice. Our goal is to ensure our customers stay profitable on their farms with the support of our experienced and personable staff.
Owner / Manager
Joe grew up on a progressive mixed grain and cow/calf operation in the Porcupine Plain area. He went on to the University of Saskatchewan where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree majoring in agronomy. He has since also received and maintained his status as a CCSC and Professional Agrologist. Joe came to Hetland Seeds from Bayer in the fall of 2011, and in 2015 he, Kayli and their two girls moved onto the Hetland farm. Joe gets excited about agronomy, and is committed to our independent ag retail and our customers here in the Naicam area!
Owner / Office Administration / Fire Chief
Kayli, wife of Joe, grew up in the Arborfield area on a grain farm. She enjoyed her horses, and to this day loves most animals. A graduate of Saskatoon Business College, she now works in the office part time. Kayli and Joe and their two girls keep very busy and enjoy lake life!
Tanis was born in Kinistino, Sk., and spent the first ten years of her life on the family farm, north of Beatty, Sk.. The family then moved into Kinistino where she took all of her schooling. Tanis, along with her husband and children moved to the Naicam area in 1986. She started working with Hetland Seeds in 1989! These many years have earned her a wealth of knowledge of this business and have made her old friends with many of our customers, whom she says are the reason that she comes to work each day.
Sales / MacGyver
Brent grew up in the Quill Lake area. He was involved in the family farm growing cereals, oilseeds, and pulses for just over 20 years. Brent attended the University of Saskatchewan receiving his diploma in agriculture. He and his wife Melody have a son and a daughter and the accompanying grey hairs.
Born and raised in the Naicam area, Elden has come full time to Hetland Seeds in January of 2015. As a teenager he worked road construction and was on the crew that built highway 349 and has been a truck driver ever since, spending several winters hauling logs in the Prince George, B.C. area. Elden works on the farm when needed and also helps on the seed cleaning side and enjoys being out in the field on the tractor or on the highway in our semi.
He is married to Glenda and they have 2 kids; Shannon and Niel and enjoys fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. He is in search of a bad habit.
Seed Plant Operations
Daryl grew up in Lac Vert and he and his wife Lynnette live in the Naicam area. Their two daughters are out pursuing their dreams, and their son is soon to follow. Over the years Daryl has worked on local farms, oilfield construction, and spent ten years up at Key Lake hauling ore at the uranium mine. He is passionate about hunting and fishing.
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