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September Issue – See All

Advancing Women in Agriculture

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference offers an opportunity for women to build skills, network and learn from each other’s experiences.

Eliminating Uncertainty

The MRL Steering Committee will be introducing a policy on national pesticide use this fall.

Putting Members First

As CAAR transitions our executive leadership, membership support and feedback are more important than ever.

The Power of Collaboration

Two companies put competition aside to team up and further benefit their customers.

Reflecting on The agrē Solution

In the final part of our five-part series on The agrē Solution, Blair’s Family of Companies looks back on their experience with The agrē Solution.

CAAR Alumnus Inducted into Ag Hall of Fame

Robynne Anderson, former publisher of The Communicator, is being inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2017.

Life-Saving Lessons

CASA’s grain entrapment demonstration unit is educating the industry and helping save lives across the country.

Studying for Stewardship

The Communicator examines the process agri-retailers must complete to receive and maintain 4R Designation.

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Fourteen Western Canadian agri-retailers announced on Sept. 15, 2017 the formation and launch of AgLink Canada, a strategic and commercial alliance with AgLink Australia.

Show your support for Global Fertilizer Day by purchasing a Global Fertilizer Day grocery bag.

CAAR has recently updated the Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tank Quality Control Manual, provided to trainees as part of the Nurse Tank Safety Program (NTSP), to Revision 6.0.

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of the newly revised online Nurse Tank Safety Program Training.

DowDuPont announced the successful completion of their merger of equals on Sept. 1, 2017.

Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) is a mixture of ammonium nitrate and calcium (in the form of limestone or dolomite) and is an effective fertilizer in providing the nitrogen required to grow healthy and abundant crops.  However, there is concern that agricultural CAN may increasingly become a target for criminal misuse as a replacement for Ammonium Nitrate in the manufacture of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Statistics Canada released results from the July Farm Survey of crop production, which shows a forecast similar to trade expectations – with durum being the only notable exception.