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October Issue – See All

Engaging Expertise

Improving employee engagement can have positive effects on your bottom line.

Helwer at the Helm

The venerable founder of Shur-Gro celebrates a half-century in ag-retail.

Getting on the Same Page

Ask a room full of people what sustainability means, and you’ll get a room full of answers. In this Perspectives discussion, three members of Canadian ag share their views on sustainability, and how we can get on the same page.

Maximizing Modes of Action

Herbicide layering programs can help growers maximize available chemistries.

The Future of CAAR Starts Now

CAAR’s Board of Directors has recently completed a strategic planning session, resulting in a long-term, three-year strategy for the association that provides clear, constructive direction and that speaks to the goals, focus and purpose of CAAR through to 2022.

A Consistent Message

CAAR is advocating on behalf of members on a proposed ban of two valuable neonic products.

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The October issue of The Communicator includes your 2019 CAAR Conference registration guide.

The registration guide has everything you need to know about the agri-retail event of the year, including registration and accommodation information, a complete conference agenda and what to expect from our stellar line-up of conference speakers!

Annually at the CAAR Conference, CAAR shines a spotlight on the best and brightest of the agri-retail industry during the CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet. Congratulations to all of the recipients who accepted their awards at the 2018 CAAR Conference!

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of its newest partner in the CAAR Perk$ Program, Botree.

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of a new voluntary decal program to help assist in the easy identification of post weld and non-post weld heated anhydrous ammonia tanks and nurse wagons.

The October Communicator is now online and in your mailbox! Our fall issue takes a timely look at year-end reviews and explores how retailers can help their customers plan for 2019 by evaluating the hits and misses of this past cropping year. You’ll also find great information on combating clubroot, managing herbicide resistance and HR solutions for your busy business.

Global Fertilizer Day is an international awareness campaign initiated by Fertilizers Europe and supported by fertilizer associations and companies worldwide. The goal is to bring awareness to the important role fertilizer brings as the backbone of agriculture and to feeding the world. Coming up on Oct. 13, Global Fertilizer Day is an opportunity to highlight the many reasons to be proud of the Canadian fertilizer industry.

Over the first five days of October, 20 ag retailers throughout northern Saskatchewan will be working with Cleanfarms to hold special collection events for farmers who have unwanted agricultural pesticides and outdated livestock medications they no longer want or need.