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September Issue – See All

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.

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.

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.

Eliminating Uncertainty

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

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.

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.

Putting Members First

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

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Statistics Canada released its third weekly report from the 2016 Census of Agriculture on May 31. The report, Seeding decisions harvest opportunities for Canadian farmers, looks at the variety of Canadian field crops, as well as the country’s increasing total crop field area.

The Government of Canada has recently launched two public consultation opportunities, encouraging Canadians to share their input on the development of A Food Policy for Canada, and the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Producers in southern Alberta who grow cereals and winter wheat are being advised to watch out for wheat streak mosaic virus in their crops.

Announcement to the Members of CAAR

Dear CAAR Members,
Last week, CAAR’s President and CEO, Delaney Ross Burtnack, advised the board of directors that she is resigning from the association effective July 21, 2017.

2017–2018 Membership Renewal

It’s that time of year once again – CAAR members are in the process of receiving their membership renewal information. CAAR is encouraging all members to renew their CAAR membership for the 2017-2018 year!

Statistics Canada has released its first segment of a weekly analytical series that focuses on The 2016 Census of Agriculture.

A new identification and management field guide has recently launched to help producers manage cutworms this season.