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Reaching the Right Balance

CAAR helped set the course for a domestic pesticide use policy that balances innovation and market access.

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.

A Growing Concern

Is increased public scrutiny and pressure from export markets threatening the future of glyphosate?

E2 Regulations Update

New regulations increase the frequency of live emergency simulations.

Preparing for the Skills Revolution

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

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.

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If you are wondering how to improve your bottom line, the answer might be better eConnectivity. Want to find out more? Don’t miss the AgGateway eConnectivity Panel Discussion at the 2020 CAAR Conference.

Join us at the 2020 CAAR Conference in Saskatoon, Sask., Feb. 11-13 to find out the latest news and developments, direct from industry insiders, at timely and information-packed Industry Update presentations.

The CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet is a conference highlight and is not to be missed! Join us for a delicious meal with your colleagues and friends, as we recognize the best of the best in Canadian Ag Retail. Following dinner, sit back and enjoy the entertainment, provided by one of Canada’s top comics.

Saskatchewan members – CAAR has once again successfully renewed the SGI Letter of Approval to Anhydrous Ammonia or Fertilizer Distributors, expiring Dec. 31, 2020.

Roundtables are back – and they’re better than ever! Don’t miss your chance to take part in this exciting networking and learning opportunity at the 2020 CAAR Conference. Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the industry or just starting out, there is a place for you at the table. Join us for a lively, topical discussion and get your conference networking off to a great start!

Which canola diseases are on your team’s radar for the 2020 growing season? Chances are, blackleg is on that list. Found in 75% of canola fields across Canada, blackleg is a serious yield-robbing disease with market access concerns. Read more for some of the Canola Council of Canada agronomy team’s key messages and updates on blackleg.

The 2020 CAAR Conference Keynote Speaker, Dr. Steven Webb, CEO of the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS), will deliver a presentation focusing on the valuable role that partnerships will play in the changing landscape of Canadian agriculture, and where ag retailers fit into the equation.

Don’t miss this look at how collaboration will shape the next 25 years of Canadian agriculture – register for the 2020 CAAR Conference today!