On Aug. 15, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released proposed decisions to phase out all outdoor use of clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two important products that have been used responsibly by Canadian canola growers to control flea beetles as part of their integrated pest management strategies.
Fertilizer Canada released the new Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Security Code of Practice (CAN Security Code) this year for implementation in 2019. The CAN Security Code aims to provide uniform security practices for the handling, transportation, storage and/or sale of CAN in Canada.
Attention CAAR Conference Exhibitors: companies that register to exhibit at the 2019 CAAR Conference before Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 will be listed in the 2019 Conference Registration Guide, included with the October issue of The Communicator magazine.
CAAR’s TDG Fundamentals: Retailer TDG Certification course has been developed specifically for ag retailers and includes only TDG classes found in an agri-retail facility. CAAR members can save on this online-exclusive course and ensure employees understand the requirements of the TDG legislation and hold a valid certificate.
CAAR’s Executive Director Mitch Rezansoff took a reprieve from the office to attend Ag in Motion 2018 (AIM18), just north of Saskatoon, SK. Read more for Rezansoff’s five key takeaways from the event, and his thoughts on how industry trends will impact ag retail and the broader agriculture industry.