The Communicator

December Issue – See All

Reaching the Right Balance

CAAR helped set the course for a domestic pesticide use policy that balances innovation and market access.

Sustainable Manure Management

Agronomists are putting sound agronomic advice to paper.

Preparing for the Skills Revolution

Industry players and academic institutions are building skills to take on the revolution.

Retailing in the Age of Trade Barriers

The Communicator asked three industry experts for their take on industry ramifications of the current state of tariff and non-tariff trade barriers.

The Constancy of Change

In April of 1997 a young writer, fresh out of college, started on the first phase of his career at a publisher working on ag magazines. That writer was me, and the first magazine I was assigned to work on was The Communicator. Things have changed a lot since then.

A Growing Concern

Is increased public scrutiny and pressure from export markets threatening the future of glyphosate?

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The CAAR’s Choice Awards are your chance to shine! Awards will be given out at the 2020 CAAR Conference, but you can’t win one if you don’t enter. Keep reading for a list of categories and application instructions.

With the federal election right around the corner, do you know where party candidates stand on the big issues facing agriculture today? Watch the National Agriculture Leaders’ Debate, hosted by the CFA, on Tuesday, Sept. 24th and find out!

This fall, retailers across Canada will be participating in the Cleanfarms 2019 Obsolete Collection Campaign. CAAR members are encouraged to let their customers know about this free service which allows farmers to safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete pesticides and animal medications.

The Soil Conservation Council of Canada is hosting the Summit on Canadian Soil Health 2019 in Manitoba, Oct 1-2, 2019. Earn CEUs and hear from soil champions and stakeholders about the importance of working together to protect Canada’s valuable soil resources.

Congratulations to Alex Michinski of AGRIS Co-operative Ltd’s Cottam branch for receiving GROWMARK’s Endure 4R Advocate Award.

People involved in the Canadian agriculture industry can win awards that recognize their advocacy, leadership and resiliency. Continue reading to see how you can apply for yourself or nominate a deserving colleague.

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show is kicking off today, Sept. 10, 2019 in Woodstock, ON. This year, the DOT Power Platform will make its first appearance at the show, which also marks its first foray in Eastern Canada.