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Emerging Voices

The CONNECT Celebration of Women in Farming inspires and empowers women in agriculture.

The Power of Partnerships

Marketing products together can result in a program that’s bigger than the sum of its parts.

The Dos and Don'ts of Event Engagement

Send the right message and grow your business at the next agriculture event.

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Christina and Andy Stender, owners of Crowfoot Ag Solutions in Strathmore, Alta., were very excited when they won the 2016 North America Environmental Respect Award for Canada. Christina Stender says winning the award now puts them on a different level from their competitors.

New reporting requirements from Transport Canada under Part 8 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations are effective December 1, 2016, and all agri-retailers are responsible for ensuring they remain compliant.

The public comment period for proposed changes to the Environmental Emergency Regulations closes on December 7, 2016.

Don’t miss out on our informative pre-conference workshops at the 2017 CAAR Conference. Running concurrently on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 12-4:30 p.m., these two workshops are the perfect way to kick-start your CAAR Conference experience!

CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers of the following announcement from Manitoba Sustainable Development regarding the Nutrient Application Ban: "Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the winter nutrient application ban has been implemented effective midnight on November 21, 2016 and will continue until midnight on April 10, 2017.

CAAR is pleased to have been one of the key stakeholders in discussions with Manitoba Sustainable Development regarding the need for a provincial variance, as identified in consultations with CAAR members in Manitoba.

Long term prices are expected to firm from current lows, but oversupply and stock drawdowns will smooth price increases.Vancouver fob prices are expected to firm as the decline of gas-based sulphur production, combined with a recovery in Chinese sulphur demand, is expected to support stronger prices from the region.