The CAAR Communicator

December Issue – See All


Changes for the Safety & the Farmer Course

It Takes Two To Retain Your People

Two simple tips can help your ag retail hold onto the people you just hired.

AgTech: It’s Here. Get Used To It.

Agricultural technology shapes the way our farmers go about their business—and you need to be up on current and future trends to serve your customers. Learn about some of the newer technologies being offered within our ag industry…

Get to Know Taylor Olsen

It’s no secret that CAAR Board team members seem to like the Great Outdoors, and this issue’s all-star is no exception. Taylor Olsen, Operations Manager of Olds Fertilizers & Agri Services in Olds, Alberta, talked with the CAAR Communicator where we learned more of himself and career, ag retail leadership, his role with the CAAR Board and why a relaxing time for him involves doing something non-relaxing.

Staying Ahead of the Customer

You are more than an Ag retailer—you’re an Ag advisor. Here are five tips you should be utilizing to expand your role with the farmer.

As The Snow Falls

Helpful advice on what you should be doing right now during the winter season to gain an advantage on future activities.

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CAAR is delighted to announce more speakers for the 2022 CAAR Conference which will be held February 8-10, 2022, in Edmonton.  The theme of the conference is Resilience: Adapt & Advance., and will feature Michael Kirwin, Senior Vice President of Business Development for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the largest independent business association in Canada. Josh Linville, Director of Fertilizer for StoneX Financial Inc., has also been announced. Be sure to mark the conference dates on your calendar!

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CAAR has issued a media release stating that a disturbing outcome for Canadian agriculture is on the horizon, due to the Government of Canada proposal to reduce farm-applied fertilizer emissions by 30% by the year 2030.

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Glacier FarmMedia is the agricultural division of Glacier Media Inc., an information communications company focused on the provision of primary and essential information and related services through print, electronic and online media.

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CAAR is supporting the work of the University of Guelph on Rural Broadband. 

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Liquid Storage Working Group -- CAAR is supporting Fertilizer Canada's working group to develop guidance / best management practices for liquid fertilizer storage.

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Currently CAAR is planning to host an in-person conference February 8-10, 2022, in Edmonton. One of CAAR’s greatest membership advantages is bringing CAAR members together!

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Training staff is always a key concern for CAAR members. CAAR is proud to offer safety training and regulatory compliance assistance, as well as resources dedicated to helping members stay up to date on critical knowledge and certification. See below for highlighted Anhydrous Ammonia and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training opportunities available to CAAR members.