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The Communicator

December Issue – See All

Ten Spots to Wine & Dine

If you are hosting an important meeting or an outing with your team, try one of these popular spots in downtown Saskatoon, just steps from the CAAR Conference host hotel.

The Constancy of Change

In April of 1997 a young writer, fresh out of college, started on the first phase of his career at a publisher working on ag magazines. That writer was me, and the first magazine I was assigned to work on was The Communicator. Things have changed a lot since then.

The Value of Canadian Ag Retailing

What many unfamiliar with Canadian agriculture production fail to recognize is the scope of annual purchases farmers undertake to grow major crops. These purchases significantly contribute to the regional, provincial and national economies of Canada.

Embracing Innovation: The 2020 CAAR Conference

Join us in Saskatoon, Feb. 11–13, 2020 for the 25th anniversary of the CAAR Conference, an event that will be equal parts celebration and education.

Decoding Genetic Resistance

Agronomists can help customers make crucial decisions to preserve blackleg resistance.

Preparing for the Skills Revolution

Industry players and academic institutions are building skills to take on the revolution.

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The CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet is an opportunity for the hard-working individuals in agri-retail to recognize and celebrate the great work being done in our industry.

In less than one week, agri-retailers from across Canada will convene in Saskatoon, Sask., to take part in the industry’s premiere event: The CAAR Conference.

A new course at the University of Guelph's Ridgetown campus offers certification for purchasing and using Class-12 pesticides, commonly known as neonicotinoids, for corn and soybeans. 

The China National Chemical Corporation, also known as ChemChina, has reached an agreement to purchase Swiss agriculture giant Syngenta.

Deere & Company has completed acquisition of Monosem, a European market leader of precision planters.

CropLife recently examined the importance of responsible fertilizer practices in preserving our water systems, while simultaneously cutting costs.

On Wednesday, Feb. 4, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in Auckland, New Zealand.