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The CAAR Communicator

August Issue – See All

Will Canada have a bigger role in global fertilizer supply?

As global fertilizer supply tightens, countries look to Canada to help fill the void.

Health Canada says gene-edited crops are safe

A look at the science of agriculture, genetics, and gene-editing, and how Health Canada continues its evolution, bringing Canada more in line with its global trading partners. .

Overview of the Canada Grains Council Roundtable

National meeting keeps the ball rolling on grain industry-specific subjects that affect the Canadian grain supply chain and economy.

Canadian Agriculture. I Have Questions.

For the past 10 years, I have set a goal of 5,000 kms of road bike cycling from April to October, which affords me thinking time, a-plenty. While focusing on the road and traffic, there are many questions I have yet to resolve regarding Canadian ag production direction, policy, and regulations, says Mitch Rezansoff, CAAR Executive Director.

Issue of CAAR Communicator Now Available Online

Just in time for summer reading, the August 2022 CAAR Communicator issue is arriving in mailboxes and available online.

CAAR News August 2022

Faster Internet, AAFC Extension, CAAR Membership

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Intro for 2022 CAAR Conference Speakers

Why should you attend the 2022 CAAR Conference? Besides the fantastic networking opportunities and award presentations, CAAR has a great line-up of speakers. 

CAAR Conference 2022

CAAR is pleased to share a detailed agenda for the 2022 CAAR Conference. Don't miss out on this great agenda with the theme RESILIENCE: ADAPT & ADVANCE which will feature sessions on the state of Canadian retail, commodity outlook looking at short-term impacts and lasting effects, fertilizer outlook, and carbon market opportunities to name just a few.

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The CAAR Awards highlight the achievements and dedication of CAAR members who serve their community and the ag retail industry.  The original deadline for entries was in December, but CAAR has extended the deadline to January16th at midnight.  Don't miss this chance to nominate someone who is deserving of an award.

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Blair’s Crop Solutions (2020) Inc. (Blair’s) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to sell its Lipton location and NH3 assets at Lipton and Balcarres to ProSoils Inc. (ProSoils) of Rose Valley, Sask. 

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Just in time for the holidays, the December 2021 CAAR Communicator issue is arriving in mailboxes and available online.

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According to Cleanfarms, if Manitoba farmers have empty grain bags or used baler twine around the farm, there is still time to tidy up and recycle them before the full onset of winter. 

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Time is running out to nominate colleagues for CAAR Awards.  It is your chance to put a spotlight on the talented people who work in the ag retail industry. The awards celebrate excellence in various areas of retail management, agronomy, 4R nutrient stewardship, and lifetime achievements.