The Communicator

April 2023 Issue – See All

Port of Montréal to add new grain terminal equipment

Federal grant money is part of an $18 million project to improve the port’s import and export shipping.

Grain trains doing the job

CN and CP have moved a lot of grain this season—but could they do better?

Strategies to support your intern

Are you considering a summer intern? Do you already have one lined up?


CAAR membership renewal, investment fundraising & Perk$

Is net zero agriculture production achievable?

At the Sustainability of Canadian Agriculture Conference 2023, hosted by University of Manitoba’s National Centre for Livestock and the Environment and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in March, Henry Janzen, Honorary Research Associate, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta stated that the possibility of net-zero GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions from production agriculture as highly unlikely because of too much leakage.

It’s raining success!

Learn who took home awards presented at the 2023 CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet.

Reconciling the Barton Report with Recent Proposed Policy Changes

Dr. Stuart Smyth said that environmental sustainability is more important than economic sustainability

Early season pest control for Ontario soybeans growers

Give your crop-growing customers these Agronomist tips for yielding better-performing soybean crops.

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Canada Brand refresh for agriculture and agri-food products

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, recently unveiled a modern new refresh of the Canada Brand program, plus a digital toolkit to help Canadian agriculture and agri-food businesses showcase their products in global markets.

Still time to get it on the CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction

The Pro-Ag Investment Auction will re-open for one week, starting Tuesday, February 28, and ending Tuesday, March 7, so bidders can get their hands on some great discounted items and services for a good cause. 

Calculate your way to success with the eKonomics app

Farm success depends on a variety of factors. From weather to nutrient management, managing the endless stream of information out there can be challenging, but that’s where eKonomics can help. (Sponsored Content)

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Time to raise a fork to the food we love and the people who produce it! Canada’s Agriculture Day is a time for everyone to come together to celebrate Canadian agriculture, share pride in the industry and draw a closer connection between the food we eat and the people who produce it.

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As CAAR members know, the federal carbon tax is scheduled to increase twice in 2023, from $50 per tonne to $65 per tonne on April 1, and the second carbon tax increase in July could add 13 cents per litre to the price of gasoline.

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All segments of ag equipment grew in Canada according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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2023 CAAR Conference in Edmonton a success.