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The Communicator

February Issue – See All

Addressing the Agronomy/Equipment Disconnect

Ag retailers play a critical role in Canadian agriculture production, and a retailer’s level of influence with farm managers will continue to evolve as technology becomes more integrated with farm operations.

A Win for the Community

MK Agro Brings Home Top Prize in ADAMA’s Annual Contest.

An Exciting Time for The Communicator

Diving headfirst into producing the February issue of The Communicator after a holiday break is the perfect project to kick off the new year. Maybe it's the chill in the air, but I feel energized and eager to get to work on the five issues of the magazine we publish each year.

CAAR's Year in Review

2018 was a year of advocacy achievements and internal planning for CAAR.

A Year of Working Together

Strengthening our voice through key partnerships.

A Practical Proposal

Complying with pesticide label directions is the law – but it isn’t always straightforward.

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CAAR is now accepting applications for the role of Communications Manager (12 Month Term). Working closely with the CAAR staff and board, this individual will play a vital role on the CAAR team. Read more to view the job posting.

Trends in global ag production have numerous impacts here at home. Review the March 2019 monthly report from the USDA on World Agriculture Production for the latest official estimates on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries world-wide. 

 

Congratulations to Horizon Fertilizers Ltd. (Bruno, Sask.) and Olds Fertilizers and Sundre Soil Services (Olds, Alta.) for winning this year’s ADAMA Thank-a-Retailer Community Contest! Both retailers received $15,000 to support worthy causes in their communities.

CCAs who attended the 2019 CAAR Conference in Winnipeg last month, but forgot to sign in at the registration desk for CEUs, can still receive their credits by advising CAAR of their attendance by Friday, March 29, 2019.

The 25th annual CAAR Conference will be held Feb. 11-13, 2020 in Saskatoon, SK! Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for two and a half days of networking, professional development and education in “the Paris of the Prairies.”

CAAR would like to remind 2019 CAAR Conference attendees to complete their post-conference survey for a chance to win one of two $50 VISA gift cards. Comments and suggestions received will be used to help shape next year’s conference, so don’t miss this opportunity to give us your feedback on the ag retail event of the year!

Retailers can demonstrate their commitment to ag safety by participating in Canadian Agricultural Safety Week – March 10-16, 2019. The theme of this year’s Ag Safety Week is “Build an AgSafe Canada.”