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The Communicator

October Issue – See All

Maximizing Modes of Action

Herbicide layering programs can help growers maximize available chemistries.

Helwer at the Helm

The venerable founder of Shur-Gro celebrates a half-century in ag-retail.

Engaging Expertise

Improving employee engagement can have positive effects on your bottom line.

Getting on the Same Page

Ask a room full of people what sustainability means, and you’ll get a room full of answers. In this Perspectives discussion, three members of Canadian ag share their views on sustainability, and how we can get on the same page.

New Season, New Outreach

Fall is always an exciting time at the CAAR office and this year is certainly no exception. The CAAR team has been hard at work on advocacy and other industry strengthening initiatives on behalf of our membership, and we are very excited for the association’s activities in the coming months.

The Future of CAAR Starts Now

CAAR’s Board of Directors has recently completed a strategic planning session, resulting in a long-term, three-year strategy for the association that provides clear, constructive direction and that speaks to the goals, focus and purpose of CAAR through to 2022.

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Co-op Week is an annual celebration of Canadian co-operatives. Symbolized by worker bees and the hive, this year’s event pays tribute to how co-operatives help Canadians by solving challenges together.

CAAR would like to wish our many Co-op retailers a very happy Co-op Week. Your contributions to your customers, your communities and the ag-retail industry have been immeasurable. We are proud to celebrate with you!

Please take a moment to make sure your entry in the 2019 CAAR Membership Roster contains current and accurate information about your business!

The CAAR roster is the most comprehensive directory of agri-retailers and suppliers in the Canadian agriculture industry – a valuable purchasing and networking tool that puts the contact information and pertinent details of hundreds of businesses and organizations at the fingertips of CAAR members.

The October issue of The Communicator includes your 2019 CAAR Conference registration guide.

The registration guide has everything you need to know about the agri-retail event of the year, including registration and accommodation information, a complete conference agenda and what to expect from our stellar line-up of conference speakers!

Annually at the CAAR Conference, CAAR shines a spotlight on the best and brightest of the agri-retail industry during the CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet. Congratulations to all of the recipients who accepted their awards at the 2018 CAAR Conference!

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of its newest partner in the CAAR Perk$ Program, Botree.

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of a new voluntary decal program to help assist in the easy identification of post weld and non-post weld heated anhydrous ammonia tanks and nurse wagons.

The October Communicator is now online and in your mailbox! Our fall issue takes a timely look at year-end reviews and explores how retailers can help their customers plan for 2019 by evaluating the hits and misses of this past cropping year. You’ll also find great information on combating clubroot, managing herbicide resistance and HR solutions for your busy business.