The Communicator

April 2023 Issue – See All

Grain trains doing the job

CN and CP have moved a lot of grain this season—but could they do better?

It’s raining success!

Learn who took home awards presented at the 2023 CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet.


CAAR membership renewal, investment fundraising & Perk$

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.

Strategies to support your intern

Are you considering a summer intern? Do you already have one lined up?

Reconciling the Barton Report with Recent Proposed Policy Changes

Dr. Stuart Smyth said that environmental sustainability is more important than economic sustainability

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.

Early season pest control for Ontario soybeans growers

Give your crop-growing customers these Agronomist tips for yielding better-performing soybean crops.

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It's been a rough couple of years, but do you know someone who stood out and has made the extra effort for the ag retail industry?  Someone who should be nominated for the Retailer Hall of Fame award.  The Retailer Hall of Fame award recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance over time in serving his or her customers, industry, and association. 

Monitoring stored grain isn’t a new idea. For years, grain handlers have climbed the ladder for a quick look or a smell test. (SPONSORED CONTENT) 

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The 2023 in-person CAAR Conference will provide you with an opportunity to stay up to date on the latest issues in ag retail -- there are several important issues facing the industry. Topics that will impact the future of the agriculture industry.   

2023 CAAR Conference: Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

CAAR is please to share the 2023 CAAR Conference theme will be Challenges & Opportunities Ahead!   

2023 CAAR Conference: Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

As 2022 comes to a close it is time to prepare for 2023. CAAR Conference 2023 is a great way to prepare for the Challenges & Opportunities Ahead!     

Congratulations to Olds College Student Alice Hehlis & Opportunities Ahead

Congratulations to Olds College Student Alice Hehli on winning the $1,000 CAAR Scholarship Award!

CAAR advocates agriculture needs with PMRA

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has begun the Value Assessment & Re-evaluation Management Directorate second round of input sessions regarding the process of modernizing its post-market pesticides program.