ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
CAAR and the PCCA board are equipping agronomists with the skills retailers want.
The 2019 CAAR Conference is coming up and the conference planning committee is hard at work making it the best it can be! In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek from behind the scenes.
Australian industry veteran Bill Dowdle brings his ideas and expertise to Canada.
Agri-retailers can help break the stigma surrounding mental health.
Many regions throughout the country are preparing for harvest or have already begun, and while some may view this as the end of the current crop season, I view it as the beginning of next year’s crop-planning cycle.
With new requirements in effect, retailers can benefit by testing tanks in-house.
This is a reminder that as of Jan. 12, 2018, all ammonia nurse and applicator tanks and transport delivery units (TDU) must be in compliance with new Transport Canada regulations implementing CSA B620/622-14 Standards1.
Congratulations CAAR member South Country Co-op for their win in the “Best of Medicine Hat 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards”!
The following information is based on legal advice provided to Fertilizer Canada by its legal counsel. Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) and Fertilizer Canada have been working closely together on this issue. This information is being shared to CAAR members with Fertilizer Canada’s permission.
The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR), in conjunction with Fertilizer Canada, has been engaged in ongoing communications with Transport Canada ensuring that the needs of the agri-retail industry for the Spring 2018 season are represented. Critical updates regarding CSA B620/622-14 are linked below. If you have questions or would like to discuss in more detail, please reach out at the coordinates below.
Transport Canada has agreed to provide agri-retailers time to complete hydrostatic testing, which will ensure adequate anhydrous ammonia resources for farmers this spring. The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) has been granted a Temporary Certificate TH 0653 for the 2018 spring seeding season, which will allow members relief for the hydrostatic testing requirements on three year tanks as required by the CSA B620-14.
Thank you to everyone who provided their feedback on the 2018 CAAR Conference through our conference survey! Your feedback helps us continually improve the CAAR Conference experience for all attendees. Everyone who completed the survey was entered in a draw to win a $50 Visa gift card, with a chance to win another $50 Visa gift card if you provided a testimonial. And the winners are…