ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
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August Issue – See All

Successful Supply Chain Stewardship

Industry co-operation has set a high bar for anhydrous ammonia stewardship.

4R Practices Gaining Popularity in Ontario

4R Certification is making waves by helping ag retailers demonstrate Great Lakes Stewardship.

Building Business Intelligence

“Business Intelligence” is one of the key strategic pillars that CAAR recognized as vital for its membership. CAAR is embarking on its first major undertaking toward developing this pillar by helping to facilitate the 2019 Canadian Precision Agriculture Dealership Survey, developed in partnership between the University of Guelph and Purdue University with input from CAAR.

Making Stronger Connections

CAAR joins an industry-driven organization working to improve eConnectivity in ag.

Setting Up Shop

The Communicator profiles two newly established ag retail sites in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

CAAR Conference

Celebrating 25 years of bringing CAAR members together!

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As a CAAR member, you help support your association’s advocacy activities. In turn, when important industry issues and initiatives are brought forward, your association can help represent your interests by ensuring your voice is heard. Keep reading to see some of the groups and committees CAAR is participating in on members’ behalf.

Women in all areas of ag can make meaningful new connections, grow their skills and share their passion for the industry at the 2019 Advancing Women in Ag Conference.

The 2019 Precision Agriculture Dealership Survey is now available! CAAR encourages all members and non-members to take the survey, conducted by the University of Guelph, to help develop credible metrics on the state of development and adoption of precision agriculture techniques among Canadian ag retailers. Read more for the link to take the survey and to learn more about its purpose.  

The finalized Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 have been published in the Canada Gazette Part II and will come into force on August 24, 2019. Fertilizer Canada has released a technical bulletin to provide guidance on the major changes coming into effect and to provide clarity on changes to audited requirements of the Fertilizer Canada Codes of Practice. Read more for details.

CAAR extends its sincere congratulations to the six 2019 inductees into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame. Their outstanding contributions to this industry have made a lasting impact on the lives of many who rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. 

From Mitch Rezansoff, Executive Director of CAAR:

At Ag in Motion, it was clear to me that suppliers of seed, fertilizer, crop protection, technologies and equipment are jockeying to position themselves as leaders and trusted advisers to farm managers and operations.

Trusted adviser status cannot be claimed – it must be earned.

Exhibitor Registration is officially open for the 2020 CAAR Conference in Saskatoon, SK. Book your space early for CAAR’s 25th anniversary conference and secure your company’s spot at the premiere conference for Canadian ag retailers. The 2019 CAAR Conference Tradeshow sold out, don't miss your opportunity to secure your space! Read more for details on exhibiting at the 25th anniversary CAAR Conference.