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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.

Agriculture Can Lead

Supporting agriculture will stimulate Canada’s economic recovery.

Making a Clean Sweep

Regular cleaning key to stopping spread of soil-borne threats.

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.

Working Together to Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean, a joint initiative of the Canola Council of Canada, Pulse Canada, Cereals Canada, the Barley Council of Canada and the Prairie Oat Growers Association, has developed a new advisor toolkit for Canadian ag retailers.

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Transport Canada has revised temporary certificate TU 0751 to extend the requalification period for cylinders and other pressure receptacles with an expiration date of February 28th, 2019 or later. Download your temporary certificate now.

National Soil Conservation Week starts on Sunday, April 19. This event, led by the Soil Conservation Council of Canada, is the perfect opportunity for everyone in the industry to celebrate soil and reflect on one of our most precious resources. 

Spring planting is fast approaching and CAAR members across Canada are providing essential services to their customers while taking measures to manage the spread of COVID-19. To help retailers in this critical period, CAAR has created a support section on caar.org with useful resources and answers to member questions.

When retailers gathered in Saskatoon just two short months ago, there was no way of knowing that this spring planting season would be like no other, or that a panel discussion would prove to be so relevant to our current situation. Read on to see how eConnectivity can help ag retail weather these unprecedented times.

Are you up-to-date with the latest seed industry developments? Keep reading for the latest updates and links to helpful resources to help facilitate communications with staff and customers about Seed Value Creation and Seed Synergy.

The April 2020 issue of The Communicator magazine is arriving in print edition and online. This issue contains profile stories on each of the CAAR Choice Awards winners, who were honored for their achievements at the CAAR Conference earlier this year in Saskatoon, Sask. Read more for a preview of the industry updates, stories and successes shared in this month’s magazine. 

CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers that due to current soil and weather conditions, there will be no variance to the winter nutrient application restrictions. Nutrients may not be applied to fields before Saturday, April 11, 2020.