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The Communicator

September Issue – See All

Studying for Stewardship

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

Putting Members First

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

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.

Eliminating Uncertainty

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

The Power of Collaboration

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

Life-Saving Lessons

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

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.

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.

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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.

The Canola Council of Canada is encouraging all canola growers in Western Canada to check their fields for clubroot after the recent discovery of a club-root infested field in northwest Saskatchewan and the expansion of the disease in Alberta.

Richardson announced on Monday, Aug. 28, that it will buy Webb's Crop Services Ltd. at Vermilion and Agro Guys Inc. at Forestburg. Both deals are expected to close Thursday, Aug. 31.

Setter Manufacturing received a gold award for their innovative product at the 40th edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show in June.

The Manitoba government announced on Aug. 22 that it has launched public consultations on three environmental initiatives, which will help improve water management and modernize watershed planning.

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