ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
The CAAR Communicator
From the April issue of CAAR Communicator: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada chose to release a discussion document: Reducing emissions arising from the application of fertilizer in Canada’s agriculture sector, on end of day March 4, 2022. The discussion document progresses the next steps of the December 2020, Government of Canada Strengthened Climate Plan, “A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy.”
LeftField Commodity Research founder provides an overview of the 2022 Canadian crop market as a thank-you to joining CAAR as a Perk$ Partner.
A frank discussion by the Honourable Mike Lake MP on mental wellness issues that need to be discussed and not ignored.
An examination of the fertilizer market provided by Josh Linville of StoneX Financial looking at the global markets, political intrigue, weather, and, yes, Covid.
Cleanfarms’ empty pesticide & fertilizer container recycling program undergoes a big change in Alberta and Manitoba.
Science and evidence-based data, timeliness, transparency, and clarity of language key factors.
As noted in the previous issue of CAAR Network, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada released its discussion document: Reducing emissions arising from the application of fertilizer in Canada’s agriculture sector. The discussion document progresses the next steps of the December 2020, Government of Canada Strengthened Climate Plan, “A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy.”
AAFC has sent an invitation to CAAR representatives to attend a town hall discussion as part of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) industry consultation for the Fertilizer Emissions Reductions Target. The Town Hall will be Chaired by Assistant Deputy Minister Tom Rosser on April 12th.
CAAR is proud to support Canadian Ag Safety Week. Show your commitment to ag safety by participating in annual Canadian Ag Safety Week from March 13 to 19.
CAAR Member Koch Ag & Energy Solutions (Koch) and OCP have signed an agreement under which a Koch affiliate will acquire a 50% interest in Jorf Fertilizers Company III (JFC III) from OCP, the world’s largest phosphate mining and leading global fertilizer group. When closed, the transaction will establish a 50/50 joint venture.
CAAR supports the Manitoba government’s introduction of amendments to the Environment Act that would allow Health Canada approved pesticides to be used in low-risk areas including on private lawns.
CAAR welcomes LeftField Commodity Research as a CAAR Perk$ Partner. Leftfield is eager to assist agri-retailers in providing added value to their customers and to strengthen relationships between ag retailers and their clients.