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August Issue – See All

Growing the Value of Agronomy

CAAR and the PCCA board are equipping agronomists with the skills retailers want.

Encouraging Mental Heath Conversations

When I first heard about the Do More Agriculture Foundation (Do More Ag), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma of mental health issues, I was immediately energized – this was an initiative I wanted to support.

A CEO to Fit the Bill

Australian industry veteran Bill Dowdle brings his ideas and expertise to Canada.

Taking Care of Business

Many regions throughout the country are preparing for harvest or have already begun, and while some may view this as the end of the current crop season, I view it as the beginning of next year’s crop-planning cycle. 

Protecting Crop Marketability

Consider market access when timing pre-harvest applications. 

Becoming a Certified Transport Canada Visual Inspection Facility

With new requirements in effect, retailers can benefit by testing tanks in-house.

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Syngenta recently revealed some of what is in the works from their trait and chemistry departments to investors, stakeholders and journalists during Syngenta R&D Day in Stein, Switzerland.

Robert Whitelaw, longtime CAAR member and advocate of the agri-retail industry, was recognized for his contributions to The Canadian Red Cross Strength and Spirit Campaign at a celebratory powwow in Kettle and Stony Point First Nation.

The CAAR staff are thrilled to announce some recent upgrades to our online presence. The new and improved CAAR.org will help us provide our members with more information and resources to help their businesses thrive.

Farms in Western Canada saw a drop in fungicide use this year, according to a survey by Stratus Ag Research.

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Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the agriculture sector were treated to a demonstration of Operation Ag Careers yesterday at Amazing Agriculture Adventures, an event co-hosted by CAAR and Ag in the Classroom Manitoba.

Agribusiness leader Monsanto has abandoned their pursuit of Swiss rival Syngenta AG, after the latter’s rejection of a $47 billion offer.