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The Communicator

August Issue – See All

Panel Discussion: Selling the Business of Agronomy

Three retailers offer their expertise on selling the business of agronomy during the second panel discussion at the 2018 CAAR Conference.

Becoming a Certified Transport Canada Visual Inspection Facility

With new requirements in effect, retailers can benefit by testing tanks in-house.

Taking Care of Business

Many regions throughout the country are preparing for harvest or have already begun, and while some may view this as the end of the current crop season, I view it as the beginning of next year’s crop-planning cycle. 

A CEO to Fit the Bill

Australian industry veteran Bill Dowdle brings his ideas and expertise to Canada.

Cultivating Mental Health

Agri-retailers can help break the stigma surrounding mental health.

Growing the Value of Agronomy

CAAR and the PCCA board are equipping agronomists with the skills retailers want.

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Fertilizer Canada released the new Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Security Code of Practice (CAN Security Code) this year for implementation in 2019. The CAN Security Code aims to provide uniform security practices for the handling, transportation, storage and/or sale of CAN in Canada.

Attention CAAR Conference Exhibitors: companies that register to exhibit at the 2019 CAAR Conference before Aug 31. 2018 will be listed in the 2019 Conference Registration Guide, included with the October issue of The Communicator magazine.

CAAR’s TDG Fundamentals: Retailer TDG Certification course has been developed specifically for ag retailers and includes only TDG classes found in an agri-retail facility. CAAR members can save on this online-exclusive course and ensure employees understand the requirements of the TDG legislation and hold a valid certificate.

CAAR is proud to offer its members access to a wide range of valuable products and services at discounted rates through the CAAR Perk$ Program. Read more for a review of the Perk$ Partners, and the unbeatable offerings they have for CAAR members!

CAAR’s Executive Director Mitch Rezansoff took a reprieve from the office to attend Ag in Motion 2018 (AIM18), just north of Saskatoon, SK. Read more for Rezansoff’s five key takeaways from the event, and his thoughts on how industry trends will impact ag retail and the broader agriculture industry.

Is each one of your company’s locations represented through CAAR membership? By registering all of your company’s non-member branch locations, you can ensure they enjoy the great benefits of CAAR’s advocacy and regulatory support, training programs and much more. Register additional branches for $335 per location today!

It pays off to sponsor the CAAR Conference! Review the 2019 CAAR Conference Sponsorship Package to learn more about the recognition and promotion your company will receive in return for supporting the ag retail event of the year, hosted from Feb. 12-14, 2019, in Winnipeg! Hurry – sponsorship items are selling out fast.