ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
April 2023 Issue – See All
It’s raining success!
Learn who took home awards presented at the 2023 CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet.
CAAR membership renewal, investment fundraising & Perk$
Reconciling the Barton Report with Recent Proposed Policy Changes
Dr. Stuart Smyth said that environmental sustainability is more important than economic sustainability
Strategies to support your intern
Are you considering a summer intern? Do you already have one lined up?
Port of Montréal to add new grain terminal equipment
Federal grant money is part of an $18 million project to improve the port’s import and export shipping.
Is net zero agriculture production achievable?
At the Sustainability of Canadian Agriculture Conference 2023, hosted by University of Manitoba’s National Centre for Livestock and the Environment and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in March, Henry Janzen, Honorary Research Associate, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta stated that the possibility of net-zero GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions from production agriculture as highly unlikely because of too much leakage.
Grain trains doing the job
CN and CP have moved a lot of grain this season—but could they do better?
Early season pest control for Ontario soybeans growers
Give your crop-growing customers these Agronomist tips for yielding better-performing soybean crops.
In June 2022, Quebec’s Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques passed the Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by enterprises.
CAAR is celebrating the CAAR Perk$ program with Western Financial Group, a Manitoba-based company, with a holistic approach to insurance and a commitment to efficient and cost-effective services. Through the CAAR Perk$ program, CAAR members have access to Western Financial Group’s specialized insurance program for crop input dealers and custom applicators.
The 2023 CAAR’s Pro-Ag Investments Auction will be online again this year, held during the CAAR Conference (Feb 7 to 9, 2023). You can support your association’s advocacy efforts by taking part as a donor or bidder – or both!
Do you have a team member you want to recognize that has shown leadership in the adoption of 4R Nutrient Stewardship? This award is sponsored by Fertilizer Canada.
The 16th annual Canadian Fertilizer Products Forum (CFPF) hosted by Fertilizer Canada held its first session October 26, the next session will be held November 2.
Will Health Canada disclose the names of applicants and registrants for certain pest control product regulatory activities?
On October 25, 2022, Health Canada published a Notice of Intent ( NOI2022-01) to inform stakeholders of its intention to disclose the names of applicants and registrants for certain pest control product regulatory activities.
CAAR is delighted to welcome Nikeisha Paul-Hunnighan to the Marketing, Communications & Event Management role with the association.