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February Issue – See All

Celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day at the Icebreaker Cocktail Reception

Once again, the CAAR Conference coincides with Canada’s Agriculture Day, created last year by Agriculture More Than Ever to highlight the ag industry and strengthen connections between consumers and the food production chain. Join us at the Icebreaker Cocktail Reception to kick off the conference and raise a glass to celebrate agriculture in Canada – and we have a lot to celebrate!

The 2018 CAAR Conference

Conference attendees have the invaluable opportunity to tap into the minds of their customers at the Understanding Farmers’ Needs and Expectations panel discussion.

Reflecting and Looking Forward

As I write this, snow is swirling outside my office windows and thoughts of agriculture and farming seem a long way off. In reality, agriculture and agri-retail do not rest and today is simply one stage in the production and planning process for our members and their customers.

CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction

It wouldn’t be the CAAR Conference without CAAR’s Pro-Ag Investments Auction! Always a conference highlight, this annual event supports programming and advocacy, while helping to keep membership fees low.

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This is a reminder to members of the fertilizer industry that as of January 12, 2018, all ammonia nurse, applicator, portable and highway tanks must be in compliance with the new Canadian Standards Association (CSA) B620-14 and B622-14 Standards.

Nestled in the heart of the Prairies, Saskatoon is bursting with energy and activities. When you’re not busy taking in the tradeshow floor and the professional development and networking opportunities of the 2018 CAAR Conference, venture out into Saskatoon to explore all the dining and entertainment The City of Bridges has to offer.

All Ontario agri-retailers are asked to share their feedback on the proposed Ontario 4R Certification Standards before Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.

Register yourself and your team for the 2018 CAAR Conference before online registration closes on Friday, Jan. 26 and you could win a two-night stay at the conference host hotel – the Hilton Garden Inn!

CAAR’s Refer A Retailer contest closes this Friday, Jan. 19. If you haven’t referred a retailer yet, this is your last chance to share the benefits of CAAR membership and be entered to win $1,000 and a pass to the 2018 CAAR Conference!

This is a reminder to members of the fertilizer industry that as of January 12, 2018, all ammonia nurse and applicator tanks must be in compliance with new Transport Canada regulations implementing CSA B620/622-14 Standards.

The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is pleased to announce that Mitch Rezansoff has joined the association in the role of Executive Director.