John Guelly is a 3rd generation canola, wheat and malt barley farmer from Westlock, AB, where he was born & raised. John has been a Director of Region 5 for Alberta Canola since 2015 and is currently the Vice Chair as well as the Research Committee & Governance & Finance Committee Chairs.
John is the Alberta grower representative for the Western Canada Canola Rapeseed Recommending Committee (WCCRRC)and the Canola Performance Trials (CPTs) where he is also the Chair of their Governance Committee.
John is a Professional Engineer (B.Sc in Ag Engineering from the University of Alberta (1990)) and has previously worked in manufacturing while farming but now works winters consulting while operating the family farm. His passion is agriculture and specifically canola. He enjoys on farm research and trials, most sports as well as interacting on Twitter as @WheatGeerJJ.