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The CAAR Communicator

October Issue – See All

It is Time to Stop the Fear Mongering

Growing with marketing campaigns of agriculture food products in Canada and internationally is the increased utilization of fear as a marketing weapon. Statements of non-GMO, grass fed only, organic and antibiotic-free create doubt and fear in the minds of the consumer. Are the products I purchase and consume less nutritious or harmful to our families?

CAAR Communicator: The Power of Technology

New study shows how advanced technology farming can provide environmental and financial benefits.

Agroecology: Who's definition is it?

Despite being the trendy buzzword in agriculture, agroecology is defined differently by country and organization. Even Canada has multiple visions.

CAAR Communicator: Alarm Bells are Ringing

An announcement by the Government of Canada of a delay in changing glyphosate MRLs and its new financial investment in PMRA has the agricultural community worried of a new slippery slope—politics.

The New Clean Fuel Standard - How does it impact agriculture?

Soon to be part of our landscape to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Canadian Fuel Standard will affect every Canadian on the grid. CAAR provides information on how it came to be, and how it will work.

Employee Recognition: The why, how and importance!

Lack of recognition is one of the major reasons why employees quit. Employee recognition may become even more critical with the rise of teleworking.

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CAAR Perk$ Profile for Western Financial Group

Western Financial Group is a Manitoba-based company, with a holistic approach to insurance and a commitment to efficient and cost-effective services. Through the CAAR Perk$ program, CAAR members have access to Western Financial Group’s specialized insurance program for crop input dealers and custom applicators.

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Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development have revised the restriction on winter application of nutrients. The current variance ended at midnight November 12, 2021, and will not be extended.

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Register you and your team for the 2022 CAAR Conference!

The theme for the 2022 CAAR Conference is RESILIENCE: ADAPT & ADVANCE.  Canadian agriculture has seen tremendous evolution and change over the years – which has been accelerated over the past 18 months as a result of the pandemic. But CAAR members have been there every step of the way; helping their grower customers to understand and apply innovations. The 2022 CAAR Conference provides members with the opportunity to network and discuss current issues.

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Do you know someone who should be nominated for the Retailer Hall of Fame award, someone who stands out and goes the extra mile?  The Retailer Hall of Fame award recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance over time in serving his or her customers, industry, and association. Submit your nomination today!

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On November 11, 2021, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture wrapped up their annual conference by issuing a shared vision via the so-called “Guelph Statement”.

Time to rethink bins

With every little detail rethought and redesigned to be stronger and protect better, EVO 50 grain bins are worth thinking about. (Sponsored Content)

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The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) congratulates the newly appointed federal cabinet and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau on her re-appointment as Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.