The CAAR Communicator

October Issue – See All

Update on Port of Oshawa Expansion

Increased grain exports are expected to be the key to the forthcoming port project.

The CN 2022-2023 Grain Plan

CN aims to satisfy farmer demand for better service.

Labour Shortages in Ag

Efforts to resolve the crisis of a labour shortage in the ag world keep government agencies busy.


2023 CAAR Conference in Edmonton, 2022-2023 CAAR Membership & CAAR Advocacy

Man + machine = climate change TKO

Learn how machine learning is already being used by farmers to beat the negative impact of weather.

Ag Retailers Will Lead The Emissions Reduction Plan

The volume of perspective has significantly increased in the past three months relating to the AAFC (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada) and ECCC (Environment Canada & Climate Change) discussion paper: Farm Applied Fertilizer Emission Reduction Discussion Paper comment period ending August 31.   

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On October 25, 2022, Health Canada published a Notice of Intent ( NOI2022-01) to inform stakeholders of its intention to disclose the names of applicants and registrants for certain pest control product regulatory activities.

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CAAR is delighted to welcome Nikeisha Paul-Hunnighan to the Marketing, Communications & Event Management role with the association. 

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It's been a rough couple of years, but do you know someone who stood out and has made the extra effort for the ag retail industry?  Someone who should be nominated for the Retailer Hall of Fame award.  The Retailer Hall of Fame award recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance over time in serving his or her customers, industry, and association. 

Monitoring stored grain isn’t a new idea. For years, grain handlers have climbed the ladder for a quick look or a smell test. (SPONSORED CONTENT) 

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The 2023 in-person CAAR Conference will provides you with an opportunity to stay up to date on the latest issues in ag retail -- there are several important issues facing the industry.  Issues that will impact the future of the agriculture industry.   

2023 CAAR Conference: Challenges & Opportunities Ahead

CAAR is please to share the 2023 CAAR Conference theme will be Challenges & Opportunities Ahead!   

U of Manitoba CAAR Agronomy Award Winner Announced

CAAR annually presents an Agronomy Award of $1,000 to a deserving agriculture student at the University of Manitoba.