ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
February 2023 Issue – See All
The Resiliency of Canadian Ag Production
It has been three long years since I last attended an indoor farm show. Yesterday, I travelled to Brandon, Manitoba for the opening day of 2023 Manitoba Ag Days.
Top 3 ways to engage employees in workplace health and safety
Make sure your employees understand the importance of health and safety with these tips.
The RBC transformative seven
With Canada having to reduce its GHG emissions, the ag industry needs more innovative technologies. So how do we do that?
By The Numbers
2.9 That’s how many billions of dollars Canada’s ag industry lost because it lacked the necessary labour, according to a 2020 survey. See Page 18.
3 The number of quick and easy ways to get your new hire interested in your work-related health and safety. See Page 12.
7 The Royal Bank of Canada says that there are seven things our country can do to turn it into a global leader in agriculture innovation and technology, while also reducing our ag greenhouse gas emissions. See Page 26.
30 The required amount of metric tonnes of GHG emissions Canada needs to annually reduce by 2030. One way to eat at that number is to use more grain oils as vehicle fuel. See Page 14.
100 That’s the percentage of effort CAAR Scholarship Award winner Alice Hehli said she will be able to put into her school work now, no longer having to worry about finances. See Page 36.
449.8 This is the molecular weight of Lambda-cyhalothrin, a compound that was used as the main ingredient in highly effective brands of insecticide. Banned, but not banned in Canada, its loss affects our crops as well as our feed imports. See Page 8.
Canadian ag labour resolution may have a flaw
The interim report developed for the National Workforce Strategic Framework for Agriculture and Food & Beverage Manufacturing is a thing of beauty. But something integral to its success is missing.
Food not feed
What we know about the strange “ban” on Lambda-cyhalothrin insecticide.
No Concerns with New Pesticides & Ag Plastic in Québec Changes
Vive Crop Protection has announced a partnership with Arysta LifeScience to bring to market high-performance crop protection technology combined with key active ingredients.
The Alberta government's controversial farm safety Bill passed on December 10th. The government will now begin to consult with farmers and industry groups to determine how the occupational health and safety regulations will be implemented.
The two agriculture giants have reached an agreement for a merger of equals, with a combined market capitalization of approximately $130 billion.
The CAAR Conference website keeps a live, up-to-the-minute list of registered attendees, which is available to view online. Attendees can use this to their advantage and start planning who to connect with while at the Conference from Feb 16-18, 2016.
Here's the latest news coverage of CAAR's forthcoming Operation Ag Careers program from around the web.
It’s that time of year again – when CAAR delivers a magazine chock full of insights and research, as well as two valuable planning and networking tools, right into your mailbox.
As discussions regarding Alberta's Bill 6 gain momentum, CAAR takes a look at both public and private sector perspectives.