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February 2024 Issue – See All

The world of seed technology: things to know for 2024

With science changing along with the seasons, we look at the world of seed technology, offering a forecast.

CN expands its central US reach

Canadian National has agreed to purchase the agricultural Iowa Northern Railway.

5 agricultural technology trends to watch in 2024

As more Canadian farmers are accepting of new technologies over ye olde tried and true, look at some ways more AgTech can improve the sector’s lot.

The current state of global agricultural testing

Using just-in-time technology to thwart the spread of pathogenic disease in ag.

Views, Considerations & Unknowns for 2024

With 2024 upon us, the agriculture trade show and seminar season is now in full swing.

Show your mature workforce the love they deserve

Learn how the top employers support the ever-evolving needs of their employees through their changing career phases.

The world is not enough

Wanting to do their part in reducing global GHG emissions, Canadian farmers still can’t catch a break from federal tax fees. But what’s going on around the world?

Increasing your company’s brand reputation

A well-thought-out brand marketing campaign will help you grow and promote your brand.

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Persistent dry conditions in India, the world’s top pulse producer and consumer, has driven up the demand for Canadian crops.

The staff and partners of CAAR wish to express their most heartfelt condolences to the family of three girls who passed away after an incident on a farm near Withrow, Alberta this week.

A full outline of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is slated to become public within a month, reports Reuters.com.

Operation Ag Careers – CAAR’s innovative program that will match exiting military personnel with fulfilling jobs in the ag sector – addresses a critical staffing problem identified by CAAR members.

CleanFARMS, a not-for-profit ag waste management organization, is offering a no-cost opportunity for Saskatchewan farmers to dispose of unwanted pesticides and medications.

CAAR has responded with concern regarding the proposed amendments brought forward by Fertilizer Canada to the Anhydrous Ammonia Code of Practice. A summary of CAAR’s submission outlining its recommendations and provided to Fertilizer Canada on October 1, 2015, is available here.

Glyphosate-resistant kochia is still relatively rare in Manitoba, but the province’s weed specialist has stated that farmers can’t afford to become complacent, The Manitoba Co-operator reports.