ESSENTIAL NEWS FOR AGRI-RETAILERS
The CAAR Communicator
“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 business environment is changing for Canadian agribusiness, and so too membership associations are being driven to change to accommodate members. Agribusinesses are increasingly beginning to scrutinize which associations they choose to be part of and support. This has more to do with their time constraints and value added, rather than annual dues and participation costs. Selection of membership associations is now more based on alignment with members’ strategic goals and representation and support of the ag industry.
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.
Clyde Graham recently spoke about how Fertilizer Canada is working in partnership with ag retailers, several programs and partnerships to promote sustainability.
Benchmarking is the process of comparing and measuring business processes and performance metrics to industry leaders which will help the organization take action to improve its own structure.
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.
Ag More Than Ever has shared a new video that encourages everyone in the agriculture community to tell their story about how Canadian food is made.
Every year corn farmers face the risk of costly plant diseases that can significantly reduce their yields and profitability.