ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
The CAAR Communicator

December Issue – See All

As The Snow Falls

Helpful advice on what you should be doing right now during the winter season to gain an advantage on future activities.

It Takes Two To Retain Your People

Two simple tips can help your ag retail hold onto the people you just hired.

Staying Ahead of the Customer

You are more than an Ag retailer—you’re an Ag advisor. Here are five tips you should be utilizing to expand your role with the farmer.

CAAR News

Changes for the Safety & the Farmer Course

AgTech: It’s Here. Get Used To It.

Agricultural technology shapes the way our farmers go about their business—and you need to be up on current and future trends to serve your customers. Learn about some of the newer technologies being offered within our ag industry…

By The Numbers

2 - HR guru Stacy Brownridge, CPHR with Winfield United Canada offers some must-do advice−just two simple things−to ensure your new hire is a long-term hire.

4 - Rather than just holing up for the winter awaiting a groundhog to see its shadow, here are four huge takeaways for the ag retailer to consider ensuring a prosperous new year and beyond.

5 - Five helpful tips to becoming more than just a seller of products. It’s how to be an ag advisor and go-to solution provider for your customer base.

13 - A baker’s dozen of the latest innovative technologies every ag retailer should familiarize themselves with to provide a heads-up to their customer base or to diversify their own product line.

715 - It’s either one career homerun more than Babe Ruth clobbered, or it’s how many kilometres our featured CAAR Board member paddled on his trek down the Yukon River.

∞ + 1 - That’s the level of thanks owed to: Jim Barclay, Hensall Co-op; Taylor Olsen, Olds Fertilizers & Agri Services; Stacy Brownridge and Taryn Milton, both of Winfield United Canada, for their time and effort in helping CAAR get this issue to our association members.

 

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CAAR would like to welcome two new members to the association. Every member makes a difference and strengthens the voice of CAAR, we are confident you will enjoy the benefits of CAAR membership:

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CAAR constantly supports Canada’s ag retail sector and provide members training, allowing members to access in-person and online training and conferences specifically for Ag Retailers.

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According to recent yield models using satellite imagery, Canadian farmers are projected to harvest more corn for grain, but less wheat, canola, soybeans, barley, and oats.

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) recently hosted a virtual presentation regarding the 2021 Medium Term Outlook (MTO) for Canadian and international agricultural markets.

The MTO is an analytical tool that provides a baseline projection for supply and disposition of major crops, livestock, dairy, poultry, feed, cereal and oilseed sectors over a ten-year period, 2020-2030, based on current policies, macroeconomic and agricultural market environment.

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) will host a virtual presentation regarding the 2021 Medium Term Outlook (MTO) for Canadian and international agricultural markets.

The MTO is an analytical tool that provides a baseline projection for supply and disposition of major crops, livestock, dairy, poultry, feed, cereal and oilseed sectors over a ten-year period, 2020-2030, based on current policies, macroeconomic and agricultural market environment.

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The CAAR Board of Directors, Committees and Staff thank all CAAR Members for supporting the association.

As a member-driven and a not-for-profit association representing Canada’s ag retailers, every member makes a difference and strengthens the voice of CAAR. 

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For over 40 years the Canadian agribusiness community has looked to AGRIWEEK for reliable information about developments and trends in this exciting and vital industry.

CAAR members can now receive complimentary access to the latest issue of their newsletter.