Producing Clean, Green Washington Hay That Helps Feed the World
The Washington State Hay Growers Association is dedicated to promoting the welfare of the hay industry in the state of Washington. The WSHGA is dedicated to research, nurturing, and growing the hay industry in the Pacific Northwest.
Our Platinum Sponsor for the 2019 NW Hay Expo is S&W Seed Company.
S&W’s vision is to be the world’s preferred proprietary seed company which supplies a range of forage, grain and specialty crop products that supports the growing global demand for animal proteins and healthier consumer diets.
Looking to Become a Member?
Being a grower or associate member with the Washington State Hay Growers Association brings a wealth of knowledge, industry information, and representation on state and national issues.
We are the leading hay association in the Pacific Northwest and we speak as the voice of the Washington State forage industry.Become a member
Your name is listed inside of our directory that is distributed to large diaries, hay exporters, feedlots, and ranches to help market and promote your forage products.
Have Your Voice Heard
We attend congressional hearings, show support of Agricultural programs and are the liaison between growers and the Capital.
Supporting the Future
We provide scholarships to the next generation grower or industry leader that are dedicated to advancing and enriching the forage industry.
Board of Directors
Shawn Clausen | Stokrose Farms
Andrew Eddie | RNH Farms
Kevin Gray | KG Farms
Scot Courtright | Courtright Enterprises
Brian Eddie | RNH Farms
Mark Herbes | Herbes Farms, Inc.
Board Members - Growers
Jim Goff | Goff Farms
James Gross| Marlin Hutterian
Gary Kirckof | Kirckof Farms
Loren Lentz | Lazy L Ranch
Rob Mensonides| K-n-R Farms
Bill Roseburg | Rocking WR Farms Inc.
Kent Russell | Russell Land & Cattle Co.
Greg Walter | Schoonover Farms
Tony Zilar | NLC Farm Corporation
Steve Balaski | Northwest Seaport Alliance
Lourence Dormaier | Agrex, Inc.
Bob Johnson | ITC Services
Greg Sanders | USDA Market News
Steve Fransen | WSU-IAREC
Sandya Kesoju | Columbia Basin College
Steve Norberg | WSU Extension