About Us

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.

Our Mission

Kletke Seed Farm Ltd. is committed to achieving excellence in customer satisfaction. All of our team members at all levels in our organization are involved in continuous improvement ensuring the highest customer satisfaction. We continually create, maintain and modify systems that will meet or exceed our customers’ expectations monitoring our progress with persistence, dedication and constancy of purpose and striving to be a world leader producing quality seed. 

Through our Quality Risk Management, Safety Program and HACCP Program, we strive to ensure the integrity of all products and the safety of all employees and the environment. 

By communicating the company’s policies and objectives with respect to quality, by dedicating ourselves to the continuous nature of this process and by involving everyone in the pursuit and attainment of achievable quality goals, we will demonstrate our unwavering commitment to ongoing customer satisfaction.

What makes us Unique

Kletke Seeds is an independant company with over three decades of experience, state-of-the-art processing systems and a continuous focus of improving and augmenting the process.  We have the quickest, most adaptable production process in the industry, allowing us to quickly adapt to the ever changing market.

Through his actions Glenn continuously demonstrates his passion for the agricultural industry and his company, his drive to overcome the challenges faced in his industry and his entrepreneurial spirit.

Glenn Kletke

Our Growth

2018

New bag packaging system installed with robotic bag palletizer.

2014

Installed state-of-the art roto stat seed treater and fluid bed dryer for coating soybeans.

Added new temperature-controlled, concrete warehouse (38,400 sq. ft).

2010

Installed state-of-the-art roto stat seed treater and fluid bed dryer for coating forages.

2004

Installed robotic packaging and palletizing equipment (16 bpm).

Added new expansion temperature-controlled warehouse (34,600 sq. ft).

1998

Installed state-of-the-art roto stat seed treater and fluid bed dryer for coating canola.

1996

Started contract work for multi-national companies.

1995

Canola seed treating and packaging system installed.

1993

Building expansion and a new forage line installed.

1988

New line installed for cleaning forages.

1982

New contract to start canola treating and packaging.

1981

Glenn joined his parents and became a full-time employee on the farm.

1978

Kletke Seed Farm Ltd. was incorporated.

1974

Installed new seed cleaning equipment and expanded storage capacity.

First contract for cleaning and packaging canary seed.

1966

Herb started seed cleaning cereal grains.

1959

Glenn’s parents, Herb and Helen Kletke started farming on our current site.

Our People

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:

Glenn Kletke

Glenn Kletke

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.

Maureen Kletke

Maureen Kletke

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.

David Doolan

David Doolan

Operations Manager

Spending time working on a mixed farm David developed a keen interest in agriculture. He graduated with a diploma in Agriculture. He worked in the public sector for Municipal Affairs in both Alberta and Manitoba as the Farm Valuation Coordinator.

He was actively involved in the development of GIS for the Province and in 2016 he received the Manitoba GIS User Group Award for Excellence. David is actively involved in lean and continuous improvement initiatives at Kletke Seeds.

David manages Human Resources, ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management System, and the HACCP program as well as the Computerized Maintenance Management System for all plant machinery.

He adores his two Australian Cattle Dogs and operates a voluntary relief hobby farm with his wife on a small acreage north of Winnipeg.

Lesley Bond

Lesley Bond

Production Coordinator

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.

Suzi Chartrand

Suzi Chartrand

Production Coordinator

Suzi has many years experience in the trucking industry working mainly in logistics, planning and dispatch. Suzi has extensive experience arranging various freight in both Canada and the United States. Suzi has worked in both Kletke Seeds plant and warehouse.

She is an ISTA authorized seed sampler as well as a CFIA authorized exporter sampler. In her role as Production Coordinator, Suzi is responsible to ensure our clients receive the best service possible including scheduling work and meeting our clients needs.

Suzi enjoys riding her Harley seeing the country.

Our Accreditations

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Authorized Exporter Seed Sampler
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Authorized Importer
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Approved Conditioner/ Bulk Storage facility Canadian Seed Institute (CSI)
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Authorized Importer (CFIA)
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Authorized Exporter (CFIA)
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Authorized Grader Exporter (CFIA)
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20/20 Seed lab- authorized seed sampler
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Authorized Exporter
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Approved Conditioner/ Bulk Storage facility Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
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Accredited Warehousing Standards Association
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ISO 9001-2015
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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Get In Touch

Kletke Seeds

 

11080 E Road 91, P.O. Box 23

Teulon, Manitoba R0C 3B0
Canada

+1 (204) 886-2822

Mon-Fri: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.