ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is helping their farmer customers identify attainable improvements in their operations that will contribute to overall improved farm sustainability and documenting these improvements in a meaningful way through their Grown With Purpose (GWP) program.
Canadian fertilizer shipments and farm operations expenses continue to grow year over year.
In October 2020, the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) launched an online member survey tailored exclusively to the retail members of the association. Click here to complete the survey and provide your input to help shape the future of CAAR.
In the summer of 2019, sales reps, retailers and farmers gathered at demonstration plots across the country, taking advantage of the opportunity to see in person how crop inputs work in the field and to build relationships. What a difference a year makes.
There is a major disparity in the access to Canadian telecommunications and internet services between urban and rural communities.
The definition of change as a verb is “to make or become different.” Life is full of changes – personally and professionally. When a big change happens, we like to follow it up by saying, “When things get back to normal.” Normal is conforming to a standard, and after a change, really there is no “getting back to” because things are different.
CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers information regarding restrictions on winter nutrient application from the Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development website.
Featuring educational keynote and concurrent sessions, the 2021 Virtual CAAR Conference offers valuable opportunities to engage with retailers, exhibitors, and industry reps from the industry, and resources for ag retailers to evolve and provide the best service for their customers.
The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) launched its annual conference, “Lead an AgSafe Canada” virtually on October 29th, featuring a four-part speaker series, hosted each Thursday through to November 19th.
All speaker sessions are FREE and approximately 90 minutes in length.
Western Financial Group Insurance Solutions believes that understanding the agriculture industry’s needs is essential to providing insurance solutions that businesses can trust.
In partnership with agricultural experts, Western has developed the Crop Inputs Insurance Program, providing commercial insurance solutions that are specific to crop inputs dealers and custom applicators.
As the world seeks to sustainably grow food from a decreasing land base, farmers will rely on fertilizer to increase production efficiency while conserving our soil, water, and air.
To meet this challenge, farmers will require more than just new and innovative technologies; they will require incentives for understanding and implementing the core principles and practices of sustainable agriculture.