The Communicator

August Issue – See All

A New Reality

Retailers comment on policies and procedures shaped by COVID-19.

Get to Know the CAAR Board: Martin Kiefer

The CAAR Communicator sits down for a Q&A with board member Martin Kiefer, past board chair and communications committee chair.

Going Omni-Channel

Omni-channel business tactics are increasingly prevalent in ag retail.

A Healthy Agriculture Supply Chain is the Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery in the Coming Months

Fertilizer Canada is proactively working with all levels of government on key issues impacting Canada’s fertilizer industry to ensure we remain an essential service, especially during this challenging period as we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Listening Actively and Taking Action

One of the many things I have learned through my years in recruitment is the art and skill of active listening.

Empowering Farmers to Build Public Trust

Retailers are finding new ways to help farmers share their story.

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Secure your booth space for the 2021 CAAR Conference, hosted in Edmonton, AB from February 9-11, 2021. Continue reading for more important CAAR Conference updates and ways to support the event.

CAAR recognizes the hard work our members do every day ensuring farm customers have you as a valued resource for their operations. This same commitment to your success is our focus every day and we look to continue to build value for you and your business. Keep reading for highlights of how we worked on your behalf in 2019/20.

Membership renewal time is upon us once again. Continue reading to see how CAAR membership benefits your business and helps to strengthen the industry. 

Help your customers protect the marketability of their wheat, barley and oats by encouraging them to take a proactive approach to managing fusarium head blight (FHB) this growing season.

The Canadian government has announced an investment of an additional $9.2 million to enhance the Youth Employment and Skills Program (YESP). The additional funding will fund up to 700 new jobs for youth ages 15-30 in the agriculture industry.

Retailers who handle and store hazardous substances, including anhydrous ammonia (NH3), must be fully compliant with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s revised Environmental Emergency (E2) Regulations by Aug. 24, 2020.

Ag in Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo, is moving to an online format for 2020. The new format, “Ag in Motion Discovery Plus,” will give visitors access to all the latest in farm equipment and innovations, on-demand and free of charge.