The CAAR Communicator

August Issue – See All

Overview of the Canada Grains Council Roundtable

National meeting keeps the ball rolling on grain industry-specific subjects that affect the Canadian grain supply chain and economy.

Issue of CAAR Communicator Now Available Online

Just in time for summer reading, the August 2022 CAAR Communicator issue is arriving in mailboxes and available online.

Why Should I Trust You?

Building a brand for knowledgeable advice and protection, agrologists help provide a solution.

Feds Want Your Help to Resolve the Canadian Ag Labour Shortage

New National Agricultural Labour Strategy is looking for solutions to Canadian workforce challenges, shortages and retention. It’s your chance to provide an answer for a national conundrum.

Will Canada have a bigger role in global fertilizer supply?

As global fertilizer supply tightens, countries look to Canada to help fill the void.

CAAR News August 2022

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Thumbnail of MRL panel discussion

Perhaps the most important presentation at the 2022 Virtual CAAR Conference; science and evidence-based data, timeliness, transparency, and importance of sharing explaining science in plain language were the key factors the MRL panel agreed upon at the conference.  

Thumnail for CAAR Communicator February 2022 Issue

The February 2022 CAAR Communicator arrived in mailboxes earlier this month and is now also available online.

CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction Raises more than $75,000

2022 Pro-Ag Investments Auction Success: $75,000+ raised. Proceeds from the auction directly support CAAR’s advocacy activities, support of industry initiatives, agricultural scholarships, upgrades to existing programs and services and the development of new ones.

Alberta Cleanfarms Empty Bag Collection

Cleanfarms is inviting Alberta retailers to register to become SPI Collection partners.

Saskatchewan Cleanfarms Empty Bag Collection

For CAAR Saskatchewan members, the association has once again successfully renewed the SGI Letter of Approval to Anhydrous Ammonia or Fertilizer Distributors, expiring Dec. 31, 2022.

Intro for MRL Concerns

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health recently announced that the government will be forming a new Science Advisory Committee on Pest Control Products in Canada. The Committee will provide scientific advice, as appropriate, prior to certain evidence-based federal decisions on pesticides, including on pesticide Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs).

Intro for 2022 CAAR Conference Speaker Terri Stewart

Terri Stewart, Executive Director, Chemistry for CropLife Canada, will join Gord Kurbis, Vice President of Trade Policy and Crop Protection at the Canada Grains Council on the MRL Panel at the 2022 Virtual CAAR Conference. Register Now.