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Maximizing Modes of Action

Herbicide layering programs can help growers maximize available chemistries.

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.

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.

Engaging Expertise

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

Helwer at the Helm

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

A Consistent Message

CAAR is advocating on behalf of members on a proposed ban of two valuable neonic products.

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Global Fertilizer Day is an international awareness campaign initiated by Fertilizers Europe and supported by fertilizer associations and companies worldwide. The goal is to bring awareness to the important role fertilizer brings as the backbone of agriculture and to feeding the world. Coming up on Oct. 13, Global Fertilizer Day is an opportunity to highlight the many reasons to be proud of the Canadian fertilizer industry.

Over the first five days of October, 20 ag retailers throughout northern Saskatchewan will be working with Cleanfarms to hold special collection events for farmers who have unwanted agricultural pesticides and outdated livestock medications they no longer want or need.

Hosted at the RBC Convention Centre and Delta Hotels Winnipeg from February 12-14, 2019, the CAAR Conference will feature an exceptional lineup of speakers and panelists focusing on strengthening the business of ag retail.

CAAR understands the need to support the development of your team, and offers custom training and education opportunities to ensure your team has the information they need to stay safe and succeed.

Perceived or real unfairness at work is a major cause for organization unrest and that affects employee productivity. CAAR is offering the TwoGreySuits HR service to our members at no cost to you. Just think! You can download a complete HR Policy Guide and an Employee Code of Business Conduct with one click.

CAAR is one of several industry groups forming a unified coalition to respond to the PMRA’s proposed decisions on Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam that were announced August 15.

Haven’t registered for live NTSP Safety Training in Brandon? Don’t miss this chance to review testing and inspection requirements of the CSA B620/B622 Safety Standards and receive 3-year safety certification or re-certification. CAAR members can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. directly to register for the training session, held on Friday, Sept. 14 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.