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August Issue – See All

Empowering Farmers to Build Public Trust

Retailers are finding new ways to help farmers share their story.

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.

A Healthy Agriculture Supply Chain is the Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery in the Coming Months

Fertilizer Canada is proactively working with all levels of government on key issues impacting Canada’s fertilizer industry to ensure we remain an essential service, especially during this challenging period as we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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.

Making a Clean Sweep

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

Going Omni-Channel

Omni-channel business tactics are increasingly prevalent in ag retail.

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The critical period of spring planting is fast approaching with much uncertainty of additional measures to manage the spread of COVID-19. It is with this in mind, CAAR is developing an online Agri-Retailer Support Resource Area.

There’s no time like the present to catch up on online training in advance of spring anhydrous application season. Get the details and an important update on scheduling for CAAR NTSP in-person training.

As provincial governments consider additional measures to manage the spread of COVID-19, CAAR is urging the Premiers to consider agri-retail an essential service to help ensure an uninterrupted flow of seed, fertilizer and crop protection products for the spring planting season and beyond.

TwoGreySuits, a CAAR Perk$ Partner, has complimentary information available to help CAAR Members manage through this COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the conference survey. Your feedback on the 2020 CAAR Conference will help us improve future events, including the 2021 CAAR Conference in Edmonton, AB. Everyone who completed the survey was entered in a draw to win a $50 VISA gift card, with a second chance to win for those who provided a testimonial. And the winners are…

With the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), CAAR is advising all retailers to take additional health and safety precautions in the workplace. 

CAAR congratulates Prairie Giants Crop Supply (Inglis, Man.) and Sharpe’s Crop Services (Moosomin, Sask.) for their recent wins in ADAMA’s Thank-a-Retailer Community Contest! Both retailers received $15,000 to support worthy causes in their communities.