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Turning the Spotlight onto CAAR

As I’ve often heard said in our industry; it’s not enough to do a good job, you have to be seen doing a good job for it to really count. As a member-based association and advocate for the agri-retail sector, it’s part of CAAR’s role to share the news and stories of the good work being done by our members.

CAAR Introduces Mitch Rezansoff as Executive Director

Mitch Rezansoff has a love for agriculture, a strong personal drive and an innovative spirit.

Having spent significant early life on his family’s farm in the Swan River Valley, Man., Mitch Rezansoff began developing a passion for agriculture at a young age. “I love watching animals, crops and the industry itself develop,” he says.

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!

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.

Achieve 4R Designation at the CAAR Conference

This pre-conference session is a unique opportunity for CCAs and agronomists to become designated in the company of their peers.

CAAR’s 2018 Year in Preview

Developing a comprehensive strategy for the future of CAAR.

With a new year comes new opportunities for CAAR to better serve its membership, craft solutions to industry challenges and reach new stakeholders across the agri-retail industry. To accomplish that goal, CAAR is calling on all members to submit their feedback, priorities and ideas to shape the association’s focus in 2018.

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This morning at the CAAR Conference, attendees gathered to recognize and show their appreciation for the sponsors who helped make the CAAR Conference possible.

“What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned today?”

When asked this question, many of the CAAR Conference attendees’ answers were widely varied.

Welcome to day two of the CAAR Conference 2016! The Canadian agri-retail industry’s premiere event is now fully under way, following our successful Retail Management Workshop, Icebreaker Reception and Industry Evening yesterday.

The first day of the 2016 CAAR Conference has officially come to a close, and the CAAR staff and board of directors are thrilled with the turnout and enthusiasm of this year's early attendees.

What’s the key to running a successful agri-retail location? There’s no one right answer, but the attendees of today’s Retail Management Workshop gained some fresh insights to help unlock the potential of their operations.

Today marks the official start of the 2016 CAAR Conference. We are so thrilled to welcome attendees to Saskatoon, and are eager to share with you the information and insights that will help you unlock the potential of your agri-retail business.

The 2016 CAAR Conference starts Tuesday, Feb. 16 in Saskatoon, Sask. You can still benefit from the wisdom, information, resources and guidance the conference will bring to attendees, by taking advantage of walk-up registration at the conference.