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Get to Know the CAAR Board: Cathi Douglas

The CAAR Communicator sits down for a Q&A with Cathi Douglas to learn about her journey through the ag retail industry and involvement with the CAAR Board.

A Canadian Agriculture Broadband Strategy

There is a major disparity in the access to Canadian telecommunications and internet services between urban and rural communities.

Fitting Foliars into the 4Rs

Choosing the right source, at the right rate, at the right time and in the right place works well in traditional soil fertilizer application, but can the principles of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program be applied to foliar fertilizer?

Reaching Out to Retailers

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. 

Quantifying Sustainable Practices

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.

To Become Different

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.

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The full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement has been made public. Click through to read the details of the largest free trade initiative in history. 

P.E.I.’s longest-serving MP, Lawrence MacAulay, has been appointed to Justin Trudeau’s cabinet as the new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food.

The Crop Management Forum is a one-day event designed to bring you the latest developments in agronomic practices and technologies.

Monsanto’s Climate Corporation has announced a partnership with Deere & Company to deliver the latest in precision and digital agriculture technologies to farmers.

The CAAR Conference is an invaluable marketing, sales, and networking opportunity that only comes around once a year. Luckily, sponsorship positions are still available for this highly anticipated event that brings together agri-retail professionals from across the country.

In case you missed it, here’s our collection of stories covering the Liberal victory, as told by agriculture publications.

The CAAR Conference is now open for registration to attendees across the country. This event – tailored by CAAR to help agri-retailers unlock their potential for success – will take place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from February 16-18, 2015.