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
  • Membership Directory

    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

Vice President

 Andrew Eddie | RNH Farms

Chapter President

Kevin Gray | KG Farms


Scot Courtright | Courtright Enterprises

Past President

Brian Eddie | RNH Farms

Chapter President

Mark Herbes | Herbes Farms, Inc.

Board Members - Growers

Jim Goff | Goff Farms

Robin Hunt | Frazier Ranch

Brian Mehlenbacher | ALM Farming Inc.

Travis Visker| Haywire Farms

Shane Russell | Seven K Farms


James Gross| Marlin Hutterian

Gary Kirckof | Kirckof Farms

Bill Roseburg | Rocking WR Farms Inc.

Kent Russell | Russell Land & Cattle Co.

Rob Mensonides| K-n-R Farms

Associate Members

Lourence Dormaier | Agrex, Inc.

Bob Johnson | ITC Services

Ex Officio

Greg Sanders | USDA Market News

University Advisors

Steve Fransen | WSU-IAREC

Sandya Kesoju | Columbia Basin College

Steve Norberg | WSU Extension


Administration Office


Sheri Nolan | Ag Association Management

Digital Media

Andrew Eddie | UrbanBigfoot Advertising

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