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Keys to Managing Your Customer's Expectations

Maintain positive, long-term relationships with customers by managing their expectations.

4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer: Nutrien Ag Solutions

This year’s 4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer is Nutrien Ag Solutions (Nutrien Ag), a company that has made 4R Nutrient Stewardship an integral part of the service they provide to their grower customers.

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.

New Product Segment Brings New Opportunities

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

Agronomist of the Year: Taralea Simpson

Taralea Simpson is a farmer, a mother, an entrepreneur, a passionate “agvocate” and CAAR’s 2018 Agronomist of the Year. Sponsored by Simplot, the award recognizes a CAAR member agronomist who consistently exceeds expectations through dedication to their field and their agronomic knowledge.

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So you missed your chance to register online for the CAAR Conference. You’re not out of luck!

Health Canada announced earlier this week that they will stop granting conditional pesticide registrations, in a move towards transparency in their regulatory decisions.

When you bring your staff to the CAAR Conference, you’re gaining more than a team building getaway that strengthens your ability to work together. 

Farmers are doing more with less, and carrying on the important work they have done for centuries. However, their social license to produce the world's food is being threatened by consumer misconceptions.

Last week's Western Canadian Crop Production Show saw Monsanto BioAg representative Ryan Bartlett speak on the topic of microbials and their possibilities for the future of farming.

If the CAAR Conference gives agri-retailers the key to unlock their potential, the pre-conference Retail Management Workshop will give retail location owners and managers an all-access pass to the specific essentials of running a retail location.

Is sustainability a priority to your business? Submit a self-audit to the Environmental Respect Awards, for the chance to be recognized for your commitment to agricultural stewardship.