We are an industry leader in producing high-quality seed for customers across the globe. Our promise to you is simple: the very best seed and service, on time and on budget.
Kletke Seed Farm Ltd. strives to be a world leader in the seed industry and is committed to:
- Delivering excellence in customer satisfaction
- Meeting or exceeding customer expectations
- Ensuring the integrity of all products
- Continual improvement
- Setting and attaining strategic goals (plan)
- Generating high quality products (do)
- Monitoring our progress (check)
- Continually creating, maintaining and modifying our system (act)
- Ensuring the safety of everyone on site
- Protecting the environment
- Meeting all applicable legal requirements
The strong team at Kletke Seeds is one of our best assets. Not a day goes by in our workplace where collaboration is not a central part of what we do. Our employees bring a diverse range of skills and talents to their roles, and every person we work with is committed to producing high-quality products and providing exceptional customer service.
Meet our team:
Owner, President & CEO
Glenn is President, Owner and CEO. He is hands-on in every aspect of day-to-day operations and takes great pride in their products and innovations. Glenn has been in the seed coating and cleaning sector since 1981 and is an early adopter of technology that drives development of seed treatment methodologies.
He is passionate about improving his treatments and processes to produce a higher quality product. Glenn is a leader in the industry and is excited about advancements in agriculture that give him the opportunity to immerse and excel in further innovations. Glenn was a finalist for the 2017 Western EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Glenn loves flying his Piper PA-12 and spending time outdoors.
Owner, Vice President & CFO
Maureen grew up on a grain and cattle feed lot farm near Teulon. She brings many years of experience in accounting, manufacturing and production scheduling to her position of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Kletke Seeds.
Maureen oversees all business finances. She has worked alongside her husband Glenn since 2001, and has an in-depth knowledge of the business and business planning.
QMS Coordinator/HR Advisor
Char has joined our team as the Quality Management System Coordinator following a long career in the electrical industry. She has worked extensively with International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and her experience with developing, implementing and maintaining management systems support Kletke Seeds at every turn.
She enjoys country life, dogs, yoga and a good laugh.
Lesley has farmed all of her life and she has a degree in Agriculture. Lesley has many years experience in Agriculture, both in the public and private sector. She is an ISTA authorized seed sampler as well as a CFIA authorized sampler.
Lesley is a Production Coordinator, making sure our clients receive the best service possible including scheduling work and meeting our clients needs.
Besides Agriculture Lesley has a keen interest in Aviation and has her private pilots license.
Accounting Administrator/ Production Coordinator
Joy has a dual role at Kletke Seed Farm. She is both our accounting administrator and a production coordinator. With her strong background in business administration, she makes keeping our financial house in order look easy. Her versatility means she easily stepped into the role of production coordinator and is a strong member of the team.
Off the clock, she spends her summers at the campground – she loves glamping! A winter past time is completing challenging 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzles.
Karly grew up in Paint Lake and moved to the Teulon area to begin a new adventure. She started at Kletke’s in the warehouse as a labourer and then moved into the office as a production coordinator. She brings her years of experience in customer service to meet our client’s needs. She is our primary first aider if there is an incident on site.
Karly enjoys being on the volunteer fire department, spending time outdoors with friends, and watching a beautiful sunset.
Hayley joined our team as an office assistant. Her main responsibilities are answering phones, booking appointments, and ensuring our customer needs are met in a timely manner with the best possible customer service. In addition, Hayley assists our production coordinators with inventory, sampling, and administration.
Hayley received her healthcare aide certificate – with distinction from CDI College. Her experience as a homecare worker formed the basis of her excellent customer service – she is here to help! Hayley grew up on a local hobby, grain and cattle, farm and is happy to have found a career back in the agriculture world.
When not at work, she is kept busy by her children, exploring the outdoors, reading a fiction novel, or going for rides on the ranger.