Sherrilyn Phelps PAg., CCA, MSc, Agronomy and Seed Program Manager, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. Sherrilyn manages the pulse agronomy and variety commercialization programs with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG).
She has expertise in pulse production and agronomy, combined with experience in extension, and research experience from small plot to field scale projects. Previous to SPG she was a Regional Crop Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture out of North Battleford. During this role she was involved in initiating the Western Applied Research Corporation at the Scott Research Farm and managed numerous research and demonstration projects, as well as played a large role in the extension of the results.
Sherrilyn’s other career experiences include financial management, program and policy development, biotechnology, and research with inoculant development. Sherrilyn’s passion for agriculture began on the family farm and continued throughout her education and career. She obtained both her B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan and currently resides south of Battleford on the farm with her husband, daughter, and son.