The WSA Board of Directors invites you to nominate individuals who you feel would be worthy recipients of the "Young Seedsman of the Year" Award.  The criteria for the nomination include the following:

  • Maximum age of 40
  • Current involvement in the seed industry
  • Willingness to help and work with others in the seed industry
  • Enthusiasm for the industry
  • Involvement in the Western Seed Association


To submit a nomination click here.

Previous Award Winners:

Year First Name Last Name
2018 Doug Pickles
2017 Mike Cowan
2016 Britt Bamert
2015 Matt Fenske
2014 Ben Malin
2013 Karen Withers
2012 Matt Malin
2011 Richie Moss
2010 Garth Kaste
2009 Aaron  Kuenzi
2008 J.P. 'Tom'  Bodderij