ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
CAAR is working with industry leaders to create a policy for navigating MRLs in Canada.
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.
Canada’s agri-retailers are amazing, and we want to make sure all of us at CAAR are shouting that from the rooftops every chance we get. We dedicated the 2017 CAAR Conference to enhancing the expertise of agri-retailers; empowering them to continue building trust with their farmer clients.
You can read all about the conference here. If you weren’t there, you missed out on a phenomenal speaker program as well as innovative, engaging and enthusiastic exhibitors.
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.
ADAMA Canada’s Thank-A-Retailer community contest recognized retailers for the positive contributions they make in their communities.
Three industry stakeholders weigh in on their experience with the Canadian Field Print Calculator during a panel discussion at the 2017 CAAR Conference.
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.
Inspectors have been focused on the underlined portion of Clause 4.7 (3) below that states “each side of the placard may be reduced in length by the same amount to the point where the placard will fit”.
The two Equivalency Certificates SH 10006 - Ren 5 and SH6171 - Ren 9, which allow placards on only the two long sides of a nurse tank, will expire on May 31, 2017.
Keep an eye out for the April Communicator – coming your way this week!
Dow AgroSciences has announced that the Diamond Rewards herbicide offer will be open to all growers seeding any Roundup Ready and Clearfield canola varieties this spring.
DuPont Crop Protection announced on March 13 that the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) in Canada has approved registration of DuPont Sortan IS herbicide.
CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers of the following reminder from Manitoba Sustainable Development regarding the Nutrient Application Ban: