The CAAR Communicator

October Issue – See All


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

Getting The Most Out Of Your New Hire

Avoiding communication breakdown strengthens the bond between the employer and the new employee.

Update on Port of Oshawa Expansion

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

October 2022 Issue of CAAR Communicator Now Available Online

By now, you should have received your October 2022 CAAR Communicator issue.  It is now available online.

Man + machine = climate change TKO

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

It’s Not Easy Being Green

How geopolitics wants farmers to figure out how to do more with less to create less but more.

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Alberta Cleanfarms Empty Bag Collection

Cleanfarms is inviting Alberta retailers to register to become SPI Collection partners.

Saskatchewan Cleanfarms Empty Bag Collection

For CAAR Saskatchewan members, the association has once again successfully renewed the SGI Letter of Approval to Anhydrous Ammonia or Fertilizer Distributors, expiring Dec. 31, 2022.

Intro for MRL Concerns

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health recently announced that the government will be forming a new Science Advisory Committee on Pest Control Products in Canada. The Committee will provide scientific advice, as appropriate, prior to certain evidence-based federal decisions on pesticides, including on pesticide Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs).

Intro for 2022 CAAR Conference Speaker Terri Stewart

Terri Stewart, Executive Director, Chemistry for CropLife Canada, will join Gord Kurbis, Vice President of Trade Policy and Crop Protection at the Canada Grains Council on the MRL Panel at the 2022 Virtual CAAR Conference. Register Now.

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There is a lot going on in the ag retail industry. The 2022 Virtual CAAR Conference provides you  with an opportunity to stay up to date on the latest issues.  Issues that will impact the future of the agriculture industry.  Join us for the 2022 Virtual CAAR Conference to stay up to date on what's important, and to help you develop strategies to support the health of your business, the ag retail industry, and the agriculture industry overall.  Don't forget to bid on items at the Pro-Ag Investments Online Auction and support the association and ag industry.

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The CAAR Pro-Ag Investments Auction will be hosted online in February 2022. Support CAAR. Support YOUR industry.

Intro for 2022 CAAR Conference Speakers

As you may know, effective January 15 the requirements for truckers entering Canada has been changed.