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Employee Recognition: The why, how and importance!

Lack of recognition is one of the major reasons why employees quit. Employee recognition may become even more critical with the rise of teleworking.

It is Time to Stop the Fear Mongering

Growing with marketing campaigns of agriculture food products in Canada and internationally is the increased utilization of fear as a marketing weapon. Statements of non-GMO, grass fed only, organic and antibiotic-free create doubt and fear in the minds of the consumer. Are the products I purchase and consume less nutritious or harmful to our families?

CAAR Communicator: The Power of Technology

New study shows how advanced technology farming can provide environmental and financial benefits.

Agroecology: Who's definition is it?

Despite being the trendy buzzword in agriculture, agroecology is defined differently by country and organization. Even Canada has multiple visions.

The New Clean Fuel Standard - How does it impact agriculture?

Soon to be part of our landscape to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Canadian Fuel Standard will affect every Canadian on the grid. CAAR provides information on how it came to be, and how it will work.

How European Farming Influences Canadian Farmers – whether they like it or not

The UK and EU have issues with its organic farming that threaten to eat itself. Who’s to blame and why? European standards are driving reductions in residue limits which will have major impacts on Canadian farming, so it is important to understand what is going on in Europe.

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Thumnail for CAAR 2022-2023 Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

CAAR is now accepting nominations for its 2022-23 Board of Directors which will be confirmed during our AGM—during the 2022 CAAR Conference.

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Frosty conditions could make a biting return weather wise in Canada this winter according to AccuWeather expert meteorologist Brett Anderson. His prediction was included as part of AccuWeather’s annual Canada winter forecast which was recently released.

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The Safety & the Farmer course is now hosted by Fertilizer Canada as of October 1, 2021. You can access the course through this link to renew or obtain your TDG certification.

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AGI Fertilizer Systems, formerly Yargus Manufacturing and Junge Control, produces dry and liquid fertilizer handling products, consisting of a wide range of premium bulk blending and material handling equipment that is shipped worldwide for agricultural and industrial uses. (Sponsored Content.)

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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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Do you have a team member you want to recognize that has shown leadership in the adoption of 4R Nutrient Stewardship? Introduced in 2013, the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Agri-Retailer Award recognizes a team at one CAAR member location that has shown leadership in the adoption of 4R Nutrient Stewardship into their business practices. Nominate someone from your team today!

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Wednesday,October 13, 2021 CAAR encourages members to celebrate Global Fertilizer Day. Fertilizer significantly increases the amount of food that can be safely grown per acre and experts say this allows two out of five people around the world to have access to a reliable food supply.