Scott Persall

Waterford, ON Canada

Scott Persall was first elected to ASA in 2017. And, he has served as a director for Grain Farmers of Ontario District 5 (Elgin and Nofolk) since 2013. In 2015, Persall was appointed to the Eastern Standards Committee for the Canadian Grain Commission.

Scott is the third generation to work the family farm near Waterford, Ontario, Canada, known as Roanoke Farm. Along with his wife Sara, Scott grows soybeans, corn, sunflowers and wheat. They also raise laying hens and pullets.

He has chosen to be active in the organization because he is interested in educating consumers about where their food comes from, and he wants to help fellow producers by working with industry and government to make a stronger and more sustainable grains and oilseeds industry.

Persall is also involved in his community. He works at the committee level with the Norfolk County Agriculture Society and looks after the sound at his church. When not busy on the farm during the summer, he enjoys racing sailboats. Persall and his wife have three children, Ethan, Justin and Lauren.