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April Issue – See All

Agronomist of the Year: Laurie Manshreck

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more dedicated agronomist than Laurie Manshreck, retail manager with Paterson Grain in Melita, Man. After nearly 30 years in the industry, Manshreck has lost no enthusiasm for her work and is just as invested in her customers today as she was on day one.

Focusing on Abilities

Job seekers with disabilities are a largely untapped demographic.

4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer: AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.

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.

Proactive Action

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops is actively working toward a more sustainable agriculture industry.

Retailer of the Year: Top Gro Agro Ltd.

In only six short years, Top Gro Agro Ltd. has made a lasting impact on the small Alberta hamlet of Mallaig. That impact was recognized at the 10th annual CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet when Chris Schuh, the manager at Top Gro Agro, accepted the Retailer of the Year award on behalf of the company.

Advocacy Improves Your Bottom Line

CAAR is the only national advocate focused solely on agri-retail issues, but what does that mean for you?

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