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The 2019 CAAR Conference

Ag retailers from across the country gathered in Winnipeg, Man. for education, inspiration and unbeatable networking opportunities at the Ag Retail Event of the Year.

Developing Deeper Relationships

When a customer looks to you, their retailer, as a trusted resource, opportunities are created to build a relationship that is mutually beneficial to both parties. You help them, and they help you.

Invaluable Conversations

Every year, I come away from the CAAR Conference with my head spinning. It takes a bit of time to process all of the information, all of the implications and simply take a breath after the fast pace of the event.

New Product Segment Brings New Opportunities

Retailers are helping their customers learn the ins and outs of plant growth regulators.

Panel Discussion: Mergers and Acquisitions

Four industry leaders provided their insight into the recent wave of mergers and acquisitions and shared their advice for ag retailers during the 2019 CAAR Conference.

Chairman's Award: Grant Larocque

When selecting the 2018 Chairman’s Award recipient, CAAR board chair Don Kitson knew the award needed to go to Grant Larocque, a long-time board member and ardent association supporter.

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Find out how recent developments are affecting Canadian ag retailers at the Industry Update session at the 2019 CAAR Conference in Winnipeg, MB.

A recent and significant wave of consolidation in agriculture’s supply sector has many retailers wondering, “How will this affect my business?” If you’ve asked yourself the same question, you will want to attend the Mergers & Acquisitions Panel at the 2019 CAAR Conference to get some answers.

At Meridian Manufacturing, we produce a full line of bins, seed delivery equipment and storage tanks for the agricultural, commercial and industrial markets. We design products to make any operation more profitable and safer with the best ways to move and store all types of commodities. For decades, we've been developing storage and handling solutions that take quality and craftsmanship to best fit your operation. Meridian has six world class manufacturing plants located throughout North America: Camrose, AB, Lethbridge, AB, Regina, SK, Winkler, MB, Cambridge, ON and Storm Lake, IA. Industry leading designers and engineering staff we have the capabilities to help you design the right solution for your needs.

ESN® SMART NITROGEN® is the leader in controlled-release nitrogen products for broad acre farming. ESN consists of a urea granule encapsulated in a flexible polymer coating that releases nitrogen in response to soil temperature – an important trigger for plant growth. Unlike inhibitors or stabilized products, ESN releases nitrogen when your crops need it. ESN provides unmatched ROI through N loss protection and increased yields.

Attending the 2019 CAAR Conference? Stay at the Delta Hotels Winnipeg and be steps from all the action! Book before Monday, Jan. 21 and take advantage of special group rates.

CAAR has once again successfully renewed the SGI Letter of Approval to Anhydrous Ammonia or Fertilizer Distributors, expiring Dec. 31, 2019.