ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
Recruitment agencies specializing in agriculture can help ag retailers find the right talent.
Three pieces of weed control technology are entering the crop protection mix.
An expanded precision agriculture survey sets its sights on the bigger picture.
A comprehensive, retailer-led program is connecting kids with agriculture.
Growers are going digital – are ag retailers going with them?
At the time of writing this article, weather continues to impact progress on a harvest that has seen its ups and downs.
2019 is a year we won’t soon forget. With the majority of the crop yet to be harvested, farmers and ag retailers continue to prevail, moving forward with the challenges they can only manage but not control.
Manitoba retailers and producers are advised that the Nutrient Application Ban will be implemented as scheduled, and there will be no provincial variance issued.
Nutrients cannot be applied on or after November 10, 2019.
The winter nutrient application ban applies to nutrient sources containing nitrogen and/or phosphorus, including livestock manure and inorganic fertilizer, and will remain in place until April 10, 2020.
CAAR is pleased to welcome Sean Mitchell to the 2020 CAAR Conference. Mitchell, a Chancellors’ Scholar Research Assistant in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph, will be presenting the results of the 2019 Canadian Precision Agriculture Dealership Survey.
CAAR is preparing to release its 2020 Membership Roster in the new year. The CAAR Roster helps to connect our members with the valuable suite of services available from our CAAR Perk$ Partners and makes it easy to find and contact industry partners.
Verify or update your listing today!
Canadian ag retailers are committed to the highest levels of safety for their staff and customers. To help your business maintain that commitment to safety, CAAR is proud to welcome AED Advantage as our newest partner in the CAAR Perk$ Program! Read more to learn about AED Advantage and how their inclusion in the CAAR Perk$ Program can save expenses and make it easier to access life-saving technology.
Wet weather across the Prairies has increased the potential for the formation of ochratoxin A (OTA), a potent mycotoxin that can form on cereals. Retailers can help wheat, barley and oat growers protect their investments and reduce market risk by sharing information on how to keep OTA out of stored grain. Continue reading for important information from Keep it Clean! and Cereals Canada.
Conference registration is open! Join us in Saskatchewan, Feb. 11-13, 2020, for the agri-retail event of the year and help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the CAAR Conference!