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Getting on the Same Page

Ask a room full of people what sustainability means, and you’ll get a room full of answers. In this Perspectives discussion, three members of Canadian ag share their views on sustainability, and how we can get on the same page.

The Future of CAAR Starts Now

CAAR’s Board of Directors has recently completed a strategic planning session, resulting in a long-term, three-year strategy for the association that provides clear, constructive direction and that speaks to the goals, focus and purpose of CAAR through to 2022.

Helwer at the Helm

The venerable founder of Shur-Gro celebrates a half-century in ag-retail.

A Consistent Message

CAAR is advocating on behalf of members on a proposed ban of two valuable neonic products.

Engaging Expertise

Improving employee engagement can have positive effects on your bottom line.

New Season, New Outreach

Fall is always an exciting time at the CAAR office and this year is certainly no exception. The CAAR team has been hard at work on advocacy and other industry strengthening initiatives on behalf of our membership, and we are very excited for the association’s activities in the coming months.

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This is your chance to be recognized for your efforts – seize it! The CAAR’s Choice Awards shine a spotlight on the best and brightest in the agri-retail world. 

Agri-retailers need to know the ins and outs of new products to be able to best serve their customers, but adopting and understanding innovative technology can also strengthen the relationship between business and customer.

Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the Certified Crop Adviser program with CAAR’s CCA Examiner!

Agronomists and agri-retailers who attended the Crop Management Forum on November 17 left with new insights into efficient nutrient practices. For many attendees, the CAAR-hosted event also delivered a better understanding of an evolving industry.

Ceres Global Ag. Corp, a grain storage and commodity logistics corporation, has entered an agreement with Koch Fertilizer Canada for the handling of dry fertilizer products at a new storage facility in Northgate, Sask.

Farm at Hand, provider of farm data management solutions, is merging with FarmLink, a leader in grain marketing in western Canada.

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has made public the mandate letters to his newly-appointed cabinet ministers.