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February Issue – See All

CAAR's Year in Preview

Thinking strategically, acting tactically.

Behind every successful endeavour is a well-thought-out strategic plan. In order to make effective short-term gains, forward-thinking companies and organizations base everything they do on eventually reaching milestone goals. CAAR is no different.

An Exciting Time for The Communicator

Diving headfirst into producing the February issue of The Communicator after a holiday break is the perfect project to kick off the new year. Maybe it's the chill in the air, but I feel energized and eager to get to work on the five issues of the magazine we publish each year.

A Practical Proposal

Complying with pesticide label directions is the law – but it isn’t always straightforward.

Addressing the Agronomy/Equipment Disconnect

Ag retailers play a critical role in Canadian agriculture production, and a retailer’s level of influence with farm managers will continue to evolve as technology becomes more integrated with farm operations.

CAAR's Year in Review

2018 was a year of advocacy achievements and internal planning for CAAR.

Prairie Practices for Prairie Conditions

New 4R Designation is specific to Western Canada.

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CAAR advises all Manitoba members that due to current environment conditions and forecasted overnight temperatures dropping below -10°C, Manitoba Sustainable Development, with input from multiple provincial agriculture stakeholders, will not be implementing a variance to the November 10, 2018 to April 10, 2019 Restrictions on Winter Applications of Nutrients.

Now is the time to register as a 2019 CAAR Conference exhibitor. Exhibitor space is 80% sold and may sell out before the Nov. 30 deadline secure your spot today! 

Do you know someone in the industry who deserves a little recognition? Help us shine a spotlight on their achievements and contributions to ag retail by nominating them for a CAAR’s Choice Award. Awards will be presented at the 2019 CAAR Conference!

The deadline to submit responses to the PMRA’s proposed phase-out of Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam is fast approaching. To help strengthen the industry position on the proposed ban of these useful and valuable tools, CAAR is urging members to provide their comments to the PMRA before the Nov. 13 deadline.

CAAR is now accepting nominations for its 2019-20 Board of Directors. Submit a nomination on behalf of yourself or another individual and make your voice heard! Read more for testimonials from Board Chair Don Kitson and Past Chair Martin Kiefer on how serving on the CAAR Board benefits both the industry and the individual.

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Agri-retailers are a grower’s first and best resource for nutrient management advice. As Canadian growers face increasing pressure to improve their environmental practices while also maintaining their bottom line, agri-retailers must be ready with solutions.