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Carbon Tax Update: Impact on the Canadian Ag Industry

Understanding the Carbon Tax

Carbon taxes have a large impact on the profitability and operations of businesses. Jeff Harrison, CPA, CMA, Indirect Tax Partner at MNP LLP recently gave an update on what the carbon tax is and how it might impact the agriculture industry in the future.

Nutrien’s Evolving Culture of Care

Jeremy Mollet, who works for the Safety, Health, and Environmental Leadership Team at Nutrien shared an overview of Nutrien’s culture, areas of focus, and significant actions relating to safety at the 2021 Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers Conference in February.

2021-22 Membership Renewal is Underway

CAAR would like to thank all members who have already paid their membership fees for 2021-22!

Get to know fellow CAAR Retailers

“Rosenort Agro has been a member of CAAR since pretty well the beginning of CAAR,” says Denis Benjamin, General Manager, Rosenort Agro. Rosenort Agro was started by Levi Brandt in the late 1940s as a fuel and oil company.

The Value of Ag Tech to the Retail Channel

At the 2021 Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers Conference, Todd Ormann recently spoke about his business and commercial development with global Telus Agriculture partners and the value of ag tech to the retail channel.

Selling Today involves understanding the Evolving Customer Journey

Dr. Scott Downey, Director of the Centre for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University, coordinates Purdue’s sales and marketing degree program.

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Monsanto Company announced on Monday the appointment of Mitch Barns to the company’s board of directors.

Tell us the story of how you tackled a business challenge or agronomic obstacle for a producer, and you could be featured in an upcoming issue of The Communicator.

Western Canada fertilizer distributor Nexus Ag Business Inc. has been acquired by Univar Canada Ltd.

Farm at Hand has announced this week that co-founders Kim Keller and Himanshu Singh will be leaving the company.

Maclean's has posted an article exploring the importance of taking a fair-handed look at GMOs, and the reasons why agriculture relies on them.

Not all countries set import Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) at the same time or at all. This may pose a trade risk. That’s why it’s wise to take steps to address concerns in key export markets.

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) has officially launched. This year's theme is Keeping Kids Safe.