The Communicator

April 2023 Issue – See All


CAAR membership renewal, investment fundraising & Perk$

Strategies to support your intern

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

Grain trains doing the job

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

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.

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.

Reconciling the Barton Report with Recent Proposed Policy Changes

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

It’s raining success!

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

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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2023 CAAR Conference: Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

Three sessions at the 2023 CAAR Conference, February 6 to 8, 2023, that will help you prepare for the Challenges & Opportunities Ahead!     

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CAAR’s staff and board of directors would like to wish our members and their families a safe and peaceful holiday season. Office hours will be amended during the holidays.

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CAAR is delighted to announce Johnathan Berkshire Miller will be a keynote speaker at the 2023 CAAR Conference in February.  

Will You Be a Donor or Bidder or both for the Pro-Ag Investments auction?

The 2023 CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction is back! The online auction will take place during the 2023 CAAR Conference. Last year the Auction raised $75,000. 

2023 CAAR Conference: Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

Registration for the 2023 CAAR Conference Challenges & Opportunities Ahead! is now open.   

J. R. Simplot acquires G-Mac Ag Team

Saskatchewan based G-Mac’s AgTeam with its 15 retail locations has been acquired by J.R. Simplot, an agribusiness whose head office is in Boise, ID, USA. 

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In case you missed the member alert last week, CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers that there is no provincial variance in effect. Nutrients cannot be applied on or after November 10, 2022, due to expectation of snow cover, frozen soils and below freezing temperatures.