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The Communicator

October 2023 Issue – See All

Innovation drives improved sustainability

A comparison of Canadian versus European approaches. Canadian agriculture has embraced innovative technologies and products, something that has been achieved through an efficient regulatory framework and widespread adoption.

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Bee-cause they can

Company uses bees to apply, on demand, fungicide to plants.

CN to modernize 60 more locomotives

Working with Wabtec, the program will improve the fuel efficiency and performance of the railroad’s fleet.

Great expectations

Canadian predictions for corn, soybeans, and wheat and the dickens of a time it may have as it plays out against the complex machinations of a global background.

Investing in the future of Canadian ag exports – disrupt logistics

In the August 2023 CAAR Communicator, I rambled at length on the dock worker strike disrupting British Columbia ports and essentially shutting down a significant volume of Canadian exports to Asia.

Agriculture commodity markets in 2023 and beyond

A primer on navigating the complex terrain of agriculture commodity markets. Learn how to balance leadership and personal relationships while navigating management in various situations.

Moving Canada’s grain

CN and CPKC railroads detail their plans to provide Canada’s agricultural communities with the best possible service. But a port strike and continued episodes of wet weather can derail those plans.

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Monsanto Company announced on Monday the appointment of Mitch Barns to the company’s board of directors.

Tell us the story of how you tackled a business challenge or agronomic obstacle for a producer, and you could be featured in an upcoming issue of The Communicator.

Western Canada fertilizer distributor Nexus Ag Business Inc. has been acquired by Univar Canada Ltd.

Farm at Hand has announced this week that co-founders Kim Keller and Himanshu Singh will be leaving the company.

Maclean's has posted an article exploring the importance of taking a fair-handed look at GMOs, and the reasons why agriculture relies on them.

Not all countries set import Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) at the same time or at all. This may pose a trade risk. That’s why it’s wise to take steps to address concerns in key export markets.