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October Issue – See All

Helwer at the Helm

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

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.

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.

Engaging Expertise

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

Maximizing Modes of Action

Herbicide layering programs can help growers maximize available chemistries.

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.

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The Western Producer reports on the campaign promises made during this election season. Key ag platforms are being revealed more quietly than in previous years.

CleanFARMS is bringing their free obsolete medications and pesticides collection program to selected sites in Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Persistent dry conditions in India, the world’s top pulse producer and consumer, has driven up the demand for Canadian crops.

The staff and partners of CAAR wish to express their most heartfelt condolences to the family of three girls who passed away after an incident on a farm near Withrow, Alberta this week.

A full outline of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is slated to become public within a month, reports Reuters.com.

Operation Ag Careers – CAAR’s innovative program that will match exiting military personnel with fulfilling jobs in the ag sector – addresses a critical staffing problem identified by CAAR members.

CleanFARMS, a not-for-profit ag waste management organization, is offering a no-cost opportunity for Saskatchewan farmers to dispose of unwanted pesticides and medications.