The Communicator

August 2023 Issue – See All

The Benefits of Flexible Work

Embracing flexibility in the agricultural retail industry will create a better work environment.

How green are rail customers?

Rail transport is quick and easy, but CN’s new tool tells you how to calculate its GHG emissions.

BC port strike. Does anyone truly benefit in the long run?

As of July 1, 2023, more than 7,000 port workers across British Columbia went on strike.

Canada dry—and not the good kind

A not-so-refreshing look at the drought conditions affecting most Canadian farming sectors.

Bills, bills, bills

A look at recent Canadian bills and their effect on the ag industry.

The pros and cons of transporting

A look at the four primary modes of transportation—their pluses and minuses.

Breeding better cows to reduce GHG emissions

A new project to breed low-methane burping cows will reduce GHG emissions without affecting milk production.

Acting locally, thinking globally

The strike affecting BC ports could have global ramifications.

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Bad news for Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is good news for Canada Grains Council.

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Jill Verwey, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers, says PSAC strike will have a significant impact on agriculture industry.

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Canadian farmers brought more than 2M empty plastic pesticide and fertilizer containers 23L and smaller to Cleanfarms collection sites.

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Spring is upon us and that means you will be receiving your April 2023 issue of CAAR Communicator soon. Feature articles include "The Barton Report & Current Policy" and "Blinded by Science"  

2023 SGI Permit Now Available

Saskatchewan members – CAAR has once again successfully renewed the SGI Letter of Approval to Anhydrous Ammonia or Fertilizer Distributors, expiring Dec. 31, 2023.

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Tune into Let’s Talk About Burnout, a live session on mental health from the Talk It Out video series, presented by Louise Sanders from the Stress Experts tonight at 6:00 pm MST.

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CAAR needs your expertise because the leadership team would like to understand its members better and set the course for the association's future.