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4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer: AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.

Nutrient Stewardship is such a fundamental part of the business practices of AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. that AGRIS’s board of directors crafted and adopted a four-point stewardship pledge to strengthen the company’s commitment to using sustainable nutrient practices.

Reducing the Risk

CAAR is working with industry leaders to create a policy for navigating MRLs in Canada.

Staying Sane in Spring

In part three of our five-part series, we examine how The agre¯ Solution keeps retailers on top of inventory and orders when workloads pick up in the spring.

The 2017 CAAR Conference: Enhancing Expertise. Building Trust.

Nestled in the picturesque Canadian Rockies, the 2017 CAAR Conference hosted at the Fairmont Banff Springs offered an unforgettable experience for agri-retailers. The conference provided attendees with valuable opportunities to enhance their expertise and network with their peers over three days at the only national conference tailored to the business of agri-retail.

Focusing on Abilities

Job seekers with disabilities are a largely untapped demographic.

Chairman's Award: David Thompson

He began his career with a stint in the department of agriculture in P.E.I., but quickly moved on to private industry where his career took off in crop protection, sales, marketing and providing technical support to producers in the Maritime provinces, Quebec and Maine.

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CAAR is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director, following the recently announced resignation of CAAR president and CEO, Delaney Ross Burtnack.

Exhibitor registration is now open for the biggest agri-retail event of the year!

Health Canada will not issue a decision on whether to ban imidacloprid for at least six months, according to a horticultural industry representative.

Syngenta has announced that it will no longer be selling or promoting their canola hybrids.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced a one-year commitment of up to $567,786 at Montague Consolidated School in Montague, PEI on June 9.

Statistics Canada released its third weekly report from the 2016 Census of Agriculture on May 31. The report, Seeding decisions harvest opportunities for Canadian farmers, looks at the variety of Canadian field crops, as well as the country’s increasing total crop field area.

The Government of Canada has recently launched two public consultation opportunities, encouraging Canadians to share their input on the development of A Food Policy for Canada, and the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).