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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.

Agronomist of the Year: Laurie Manshreck

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more dedicated agronomist than Laurie Manshreck, retail manager with Paterson Grain in Melita, Man. After nearly 30 years in the industry, Manshreck has lost no enthusiasm for her work and is just as invested in her customers today as she was on day one.

A Chance to Give Back

ADAMA Canada’s Thank-A-Retailer community contest recognized retailers for the positive contributions they make in their communities.

Focusing on Abilities

Job seekers with disabilities are a largely untapped demographic.

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.

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 pleased to introduce two revised training courses for anhydrous ammonia safety to its training library.

Reminder: Nurse Tank Placard Deadline

CAAR has been advised that Transport Canada inspectors are actively inspecting nurse tanks in preparation for the pending change to placard requirements for nurse tanks beginning June 1, 2017.

Shine a spotlight on the best and brightest of CAAR members and submit your nomination today for the CAAR's Choice Awards!

Pierre Petelle has been appointed as the new president and CEO for CropLife Canada.

The new model was introduced at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky in February.

Statistics Canada released the 2016 Census of Agriculture on May 10, focusing on Farm and Farm Operator Data and Reference Maps.

The Canola Council of Canada, in collaboration with Cereals Canada, announced on April 7 that Pulse Canada has joined the Keep It Clean program.