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August Issue – See All

4R Practices Gaining Popularity in Ontario

4R Certification is making waves by helping ag retailers demonstrate Great Lakes Stewardship.

Panel Discussion: Farmer Forum

Three Manitoba farmers share challenges and opportunities for their farms and how they want to work with their ag retailers.

CAAR Conference

Celebrating 25 years of bringing CAAR members together!

Successful Supply Chain Stewardship

Industry co-operation has set a high bar for anhydrous ammonia stewardship.

Making Stronger Connections

CAAR joins an industry-driven organization working to improve eConnectivity in ag.

Building Business Intelligence

“Business Intelligence” is one of the key strategic pillars that CAAR recognized as vital for its membership. CAAR is embarking on its first major undertaking toward developing this pillar by helping to facilitate the 2019 Canadian Precision Agriculture Dealership Survey, developed in partnership between the University of Guelph and Purdue University with input from CAAR.

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Mitch Rezansoff attended the University of Manitoba School of Agriculture’s recent Diploma Convocation Dinner to present graduating student Easton Sellers with the 2019 CAAR Agronomy Award.

CAAR annually presents two awards of $1,000 each to agriculture students at the University of Manitoba and Olds College in Alberta, respectively.

Revisit the highlights from the Ag Retail Event of the Year – the 2019 CAAR Conference photo gallery is now online. Featuring informative and inspiring speaker sessions and two and a half days of networking, The CAAR Conference hosted in Winnipeg, MB, provided exceptional business development opportunities and opportunities to make lasting connections.

With the start of another growing season comes the need for a renewed vigilance to safety and awareness. CAAR has a number of resources available to keep you, your employees, your customers and the general public safer in the presence of farm chemicals and equipment. Continue reading to find courses and training opportunities to fit your operation’s needs.

Every day, ag retailers across the country demonstrate a commitment to helping their customers protect Canada’s precious agricultural soils for future generations. During National Soil Conservation Week, CAAR thanks members for making soil health a priority.

CAAR Executive Director Mitch Rezansoff travelled to Ottawa to meet with Members of Parliament and industry colleagues during Fertilizer Canada’s annual Parliamentary Forum from April 9-10. Read more for a summary of events and Rezansoff’s takeaways on the importance of the meetings.

CAAR membership pays off – members receive access to savings and exclusive services through the CAAR Perk$ program. Read more to learn how your business can save costs through West Can Group, a proudly Canadian, Manitoba-owned company offering savings on telecommunications services.

The CAAR office will be closed on Friday, April 19 for Good Friday, re-opening on Monday, April 22. Regular CAAR office hours are from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CDT.