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August Issue – See All

Working Together to Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean, a joint initiative of the Canola Council of Canada, Pulse Canada, Cereals Canada, the Barley Council of Canada and the Prairie Oat Growers Association, has developed a new advisor toolkit for Canadian ag retailers.

Going Omni-Channel

Omni-channel business tactics are increasingly prevalent in ag retail.

A Healthy Agriculture Supply Chain is the Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery in the Coming Months

Fertilizer Canada is proactively working with all levels of government on key issues impacting Canada’s fertilizer industry to ensure we remain an essential service, especially during this challenging period as we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Get to Know the CAAR Board: Martin Kiefer

The CAAR Communicator sits down for a Q&A with board member Martin Kiefer, past board chair and communications committee chair.

Making a Clean Sweep

Regular cleaning key to stopping spread of soil-borne threats.

A New Reality

Retailers comment on policies and procedures shaped by COVID-19.

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CAAR’s purpose and values can be summarized in three words: Produce, Protect, Proud.

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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 awards celebrate excellence in various areas of retail management, agronomy, 4R nutrient stewardship, and lifetime achievements.

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CAAR is advising its members that Transport Canada has recently released a Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Safety Advisory regarding the Effects of Additives in Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tanks or Delivery Tanks. The text below comes directly from Transport Canada. Please review the safety advisory and use the contact information at the bottom of the advisory to contact Transport Canada if you have any questions or concerns.

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Group Benefits Consulting of Canada is your one-stop shop for employee benefit plans and consulting, insurance products and business solutions to help your operation run smoothly and efficiently.

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CAAR represents the ag retailers who actively support Canadian growers in the production of the highest quality food possible by protecting food quality, farm productivity, and the long-term sustainability of our industry.

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Based on the response of the AWSA board members, CropLife Canada, Fertilizer Canada, and the provincial states of emergencies, AWSA will continue to suspend all in-person audits. This directive will be reviewed again on September 1, 2020.

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The August CAAR Communicator is now available to access in digital format for the first time, making it convenient and easy to read on any device whenever and wherever you are.