The Communicator

August 2023 Issue – See All

Breeding better cows to reduce GHG emissions

A new project to breed low-methane burping cows will reduce GHG emissions without affecting milk production.

Canada dry—and not the good kind

A not-so-refreshing look at the drought conditions affecting most Canadian farming sectors.

Bills, bills, bills

A look at recent Canadian bills and their effect on the ag industry.

The pros and cons of transporting

A look at the four primary modes of transportation—their pluses and minuses.

BC port strike. Does anyone truly benefit in the long run?

As of July 1, 2023, more than 7,000 port workers across British Columbia went on strike.

The Benefits of Flexible Work

Embracing flexibility in the agricultural retail industry will create a better work environment.

How green are rail customers?

Rail transport is quick and easy, but CN’s new tool tells you how to calculate its GHG emissions.

Acting locally, thinking globally

The strike affecting BC ports could have global ramifications.

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Employee benefits, employee insurance, and managing HR are all complicated tasks.  Luckily, CAAR members have Group Benefits Consulting of Canada on your side. 

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Transport Canada's Western Gateway Supply Chain Ops Forum is monitoring the wildfires in BC. As of August 21, it has decided not to convene a special emergency group. Please monitor the CAAR website for more updates.

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Summer is a busy time of year, so you may have missed your CAAR Membership renewal.  

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The Crop Science division of Bayer announced that Antoine Bernet, has been appointed the Country Division Head (CDH) for Crop Science Canada.

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According to the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), 52 Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities have declared agriculture disaster.

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Summer is almost over and harvest has already begun.  You should be receiving your August 2023 issue of CAAR Communicator in your mailbox. Feature articles include "Drought: the worst is yet to come"  and "Learning to love bills"  

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