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The Benefit of Benefits

Offering group coverage has positive effects on employers and employees alike.

Keeping in Contact with Remote Employees

Investing in satellite communication is good for employee safety and productivity.

Opportunities to Engage

It’s time to reflect on the past 10 months I’ve spent serving as Executive Director for the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers.

New CAN Security Code of Practice Furthers Industry Safety

To further our industry’s commitment to advancing safety and security, Fertilizer Canada has created a Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) Security Code of Practice with input from industry and government groups. This new Code aims to provide standardized security practices for the handling, transportation, storage and/or sale of CAN in Canada.

Uncommon Partners

CAAR is forming key partnerships with like-minded organizations.

Provide the Sustainability Advice Growers Are Looking For

As an agri-retailer, growers are relying on your expertise to provide solutions to the sustainability demands of consumers, and it is important to demonstrate your dedication to and knowledge of the framework.

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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.

Second extension granted for MB fertilizer application deadline to midnight Nov. 19

Cathy and Bill Vitucci of Wellandport, Ontario have been recognized as the grand prize winners of The Great Ontario Clean Farms Challenge.

Trimble has signed a deal to acquire Alberta’s Agri-Trend, combining the former’s arsenal of precision technologies with the latter’s experience in agronomy, grain marketing, farm business and data management.