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Cultivating Mental Health

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

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. 

Growing the Value of Agronomy

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

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.

Encouraging Mental Heath Conversations

When I first heard about the Do More Agriculture Foundation (Do More Ag), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental health issues, I was immediately energized – this was an initiative I wanted to support.

A CEO to Fit the Bill

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

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Hosted at the RBC Convention Centre and Delta Hotels Winnipeg from February 12-14, 2019 the CAAR Conference will feature an exceptional lineup of speakers and panelists focusing on strengthening the business of ag retail.

CAAR understands the need to support the development of your team, and offers custom training and education opportunities to ensure your team has the information they need to stay safe and succeed.

Perceived or real unfairness at work is a major cause for organization unrest and that affects employee productivity. CAAR is offering the TwoGreySuits HR service to our members at no cost to you. Just think! You can download a complete HR Policy Guide and an Employee Code of Business Conduct with one click.

CAAR is one of several industry groups forming a unified coalition to respond to the PMRA’s proposed decisions on Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam that were announced August 15.

Haven’t registered for live NTSP Safety Training in Brandon? Don’t miss this chance to review testing and inspection requirements of the CSA B620/B622 Safety Standards and receive 3-year safety certification or re-certification. CAAR members can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. directly to register for the training session, held on Friday, Sept. 14 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

Your membership with CAAR enables you to focus your attention on your business; trusting CAAR to share the regulatory, compliance and advocacy information you need to know, when you need to know it.

CAAR is reminding all members that they must adhere to the updated B620-14 Standard to remain in compliance with Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. Under the new standard, visual inspections for all anhydrous ammonia nurse tanks and TDUs are now required annually.