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CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet

The 2017 CAAR Conference marks the 10th annual CAAR’s Choice Awards. These prestigious awards are presented annually at the conference and recognize and celebrate the hard work, dedication and contributions of CAAR members throughout the ag industry.

Advocating for Regional Issues

Strong relationships between industry and government benefit agri-retailers.

Into the Unknown

How the federal government’s carbon pricing plan may impact the ag industry.

The Right Time for 4R

AGRIS Co-operative is leading the way in nutrient stewardship.

CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction

A CAAR Conference favourite, the Pro-Ag Investments Auction supports a wide range of initiatives at CAAR that are designed to strengthen and enhance the Canadian ag industry. This year’s auction will be held on Wednesday Feb. 15 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Ten Presenters. Two Minutes Each. One Wild Ride.

There is lots to do and see at the conference, but the Innovation Showdown is an experience you won’t want to miss out on. Ten presenters have two minutes each to wow the audience with an original and exciting presentation.

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That's a Wrap!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, delegates, exhibitors and speakers for making the 2017 CAAR Conference a monumental success! Coming together for three days of learning, networking and celebrating our industry makes us all stronger and equips us with the tools and knowledge to face challenges and improve our own operations.

BANFF, AB – Yesterday, AGRIS-Cooperative Ltd. was presented with the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer award at the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) Annual Conference. AGRIS Cooperative Ltd. is a Canadian leader in the adoption of 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®).

Day two of the 2017 CAAR Conference was a resounding success!

Our industry is always evolving and changing, and CAAR members are continually innovating to take advantage of new opportunities and conquer new challenges. The Innovation Showdown celebrated and promoted this innovative spirit, offering fresh ideas and creative presentations. One of the lucky audience members was also the recipient of a $100 Visa gift card.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Icebreaker Cocktail Reception, kicking off the 2017 CAAR Conference. The reception is always a great chance to mingle with familiar faces and make new connections, and this year was no exception.

A new survey by Manitoba Agriculture shows that the top 10 weeds in the province have changed over the last 20 years.

As part of its Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Directorate, Transport Canada has launched its Safety Awareness Kits.

The agri-retail event of the year is finally here!