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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.

The Anatomy of a Terminal Build

Two new terminals from Federated Co-operatives Ltd. are leading the way in efficiency and design.

Life-Saving Lessons

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

Eliminating Uncertainty

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

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.

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.

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.

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The Canola Council of Canada, in collaboration with Cereals Canada, announced on April 7 that Pulse Canada has joined the Keep It Clean program.

The Canola Meeting, Canola Innovation Day and the Canola Discovery Forum have teamed up to create the first ever CanolaWeek.

Case IH has announced a new line of Maxxum series 2WD tractors that combine efficient power with enhanced maneuverability and a tighter turning radius.

Case IH has developed an advanced auto guidance feature called AccuTurn, which automatically controls the tractor's headland turn process.

Beginning June 1, 2017, nurse tanks will require placards identifying that it is carrying ammonia (UN 1005) on all four sides in a way that complies with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) regulations. The two equivalency certificates that formerly allowed placards on the two long sides of a nurse tank (SH 6171 - Ren. 9, and SH 10006 - Ren. 5) will be discontinued on May 31, 2017.

The final two stages of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will come into effect on July 1, 2017. This will end the transitional period of July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2017 and introduces the private right of action.

The Ultimate Yield Management Institute (UYMI) announced on May 3rd that AGRI-TREND, a division of Trimble Navigation, will be joining them to further practical field research for the benefit of producers.