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September Issue – See All

The Power of Collaboration

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

Eliminating Uncertainty

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

The Cause and Effect of Cause Marketing

Two industry experts weigh in on their experiences with cause marketing and how it can benefit agri-retailers.

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.

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.

Studying for Stewardship

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

Building Strength Through Collaboration

I am a collaborative person by nature, so it goes without saying that I am thrilled to see this issue of The Communicator profile a series of partnerships that have found strength through collaboration. I’m inspired by the effort it takes to come together to identify and accomplish a common goal.

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The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) announced on July 5 that Dave Carey has been selected as the CSTA's new Executive Director.

2017–2018 Membership Renewal Reminder

CAAR membership renewals are currently underway, so don’t forget to renew your membership with Canada’s only national agri-retail association!

Sponsorship Opportunities at the CAAR Conference

Great things can happen when we support one another at the 2018 CAAR Conference!

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Update

The Government of Canada announced on June 7 that it is suspending the implementation of certain provisions in Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL).

A new exhibit, Canola! Seeds of Innovation, will be opening to the public on July 1st at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum in Ottawa.

The final weekly report from the 2016 Census of Agriculture was published on June 21st and looks at the marketing strategies used by producers and the growing uses of technology in operations across the country.

Forage experts in Manitoba and Saskatchewan are urging prairie growers to check their alfalfa fields for weevils as soon as possible.