Forage Marketing

Canadian forage and forage products are marketed coast to coast and internationally to support our domestic and export market. Products range from hay, organic hay (in large round bales, small and large squares, compressed), to straw, alfalfa pellets.

As members of the CFGA, our members must complete our Code of Ethics. These are a statement of the values of the CFGA and provides a guide to the decisions we make as businesses and individuals. This Code of Ethics assists us with the responsibilities to the principles of ethical marketing and business practices. Download the CFGA Code of Ethics.

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Canada Forage & Grassland Association Hay and Forage Product Exporters that sell into the U.S. and Overseas

Products our Members Produce:

Double Compressed Hay: Our double compressed product is available in 20 kg, 30 kg, 40 kg, 60 kg, 250 kg, and 400 kg bales. These are the bales of choice for our overseas customers who receive them in sea containers. These bales represent the maximum weight in the minimum size.
We have double compressed operations in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan , Alberta and British Columbia.


Dehydrated Products: Our dehydrated products include pellets and cubes. Cubes and pellets are
available in 12, 25 and 40 kg bags, 500 kg totes and bulk.
Our premium product is produced and packaged in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Quebec.
Cubes and pellets are used domestically and also shipped to the U.S. and Asia.


Long Fibre Bales: Our long fibre bales are available in several sizes to suit shipping and the needs of our clients.

We offer small square bales    (14 & 18” bales), and medium to large bales; 3 feet by 3 feet (1 meter by 1 meter), 3 feet by 4 feet and 4 feet by 4 feet. Squares are convenient for shipping economically via road.

We also produce 2 tie (14” & 16” ) bales and 3 tie bales (55 kg) for our highest demanding equine customers in the U.S.,

U.K. and Middle East. Our producers use either twine, net or plastic wraps for the round bales.As well, we export round and large square straw bales.  All of our producers provide nutritional analysis from an accredited agency upon request.

View our CFGA Leaflet for Importers (English)

View our CFGA Leaflet for Importers (Mandarin)

  See the chart below or to see the commodities each person sells, download the

Canadian Forage & Grassland Association Hay/Forage Product Exporters
Company First Name Last Name Address City Province, Code Phone E-mail
Alberta Gold Seal Forage Corp. Jim Husing RR 3 Innisfail Alberta T4G 1T8 (403) 227-5040
Barr-AG Ltd. Barry Schmitt 5837 Imperial Drie Olds Alberta T4H 1G6 (403) 507-8660
Blood Tribe Forage Processing Cyrus Weasel Fat PO Box 90 Standoff Alberta, T0L 1Y0 (403) 635-0938
Chapman Bros. Farms. Darren Chapman Box 490 Virden Manitoba R0M 2C0 (204) 851-0164
Elcan Forage Inc Greg Sommerfeld Box 55 Broderick Saskatchewan S0H 0L0 (306) 867-8080
Enterprises Macay Inc. Marc Lavoie Box 1295 St.Isidore AB T0H 3B0 (780) 624-2850
Glenisle Farms James Glen 1296 McGregor Bay Rod. Keene Ontario K9L 2G0 (705) 295-4489
Green Prairie International Peter Ball RR8, Site 30 Comp 11 Lethbridge Alberta T1J 4P4 (403) 327-9941
Healey Hay and Strawdust Supply Garth Healey 4304 Dixon Road Abbotsford British Columbia V3G 0CT (778) 808-9920 (cell)
International Quality Forage & Feed Inc. Ed Shaw Box 970 Carstairs Alberta, T0M 0N0 (204) 851-0164
Jan-Star Farms Mike Henry 017209 Grey Bruce Line Tara Ontario N0H 2N0 (519) 934-2023
Kletke Farms Chris Kletke Box 111,  Brunkild Manitoba R0G 0E0 (204) 746-0462
Marhaven Agri Inc. Chris Martin 7715 Wellington Road 8 Alma Ontario N0B 1A0 (519) 638-3423
Nechako Valley Agri Jason Hawkins 23970 Highway 16 West Vanderhoof British Columbia  V0J 3A0 (250) 944-0514
Top Hay Agri Industries Judd Wu PO Box 923 3427 Carmen Hill Rd West Vanderhoof BC V0J 3A0 (250) 524-2888
West Gro Seeds Service Ltd. Scott Peters Box 1060 Boissevain Manitoba R0K 0C0 (204) 534-6692
Wilbur-Ellis Company Russ Mellow RR 8-2-9 Lethbridge Alberta T1J 4P4 (403) 634-7641 (cell)
Dean and Nona Stewart P.O. Box 998 Weyburn Saskatchewan S4H 2L2 306-842-5742
Don Rowntree 12921 Five Sideroad Georgetown Ontario L7G 4S5 (416) 464-2373
Garry Johnson RR 3 Owen Sound Ontario  N4K 5N5 (519 371-5247
Jake Heppner Box 2128 Altona Manitoba R0G 0B0 (204) 324-1240
Mike Faulkner RR 3 Rockwood Ontario N0B 2K0 (519) 856-0779

If you are interested in purchasing or selling hay in one of these Canadian provinces please go to the following links.

Saskatchewan Hay Listings

Manitoba Hay Listings

Manitoba Forage Marketers

Ontario Hay Listings

Alberta Hay Listings

Quebec Hay Listings

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Dairy Farmers of Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and the AgriMarketing Program

Strategic Partners

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Canadian Cattlemen

Country Guide



Forage Genetics International

Nutritional Feed Additives Inc.
Distributors COAST to COAST of Hay Preservatives
Harvest Tec
Equipment and Products for Quality Hay

PICKSEED Canada Inc.



Contact Us

Please drop us a line or give us a call.

Canadian Forage & Grassland Association

Cedric MacLeod, Executive Director
466 Queen Street, Wilmot Alley
Fredericton, NB
E3B 1B6
Ph: (506) 260-0872