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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.

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.

Fertilizer Canada Working in Partnership with Ag Retailers

Clyde Graham recently spoke about how Fertilizer Canada is working in partnership with ag retailers, several programs and partnerships to promote sustainability.

What will lower clethodim MRL’s mean for Canadian Ag Retailers and Farmers?

Europe’s Standing Committee on Plants, Animals and Feed (SCoPAFF) recently adopted a regulation to set clethodim maximum residue limits (MRL’s) to the limit of quantification (LOQ) for the European Union. Clethodim is the active ingredient in BASF’s Select and Centurion, Loveland’s Shadow RTM, and NuFarm’s Statue, among other brands. Industry experts are not planning to change recommendations around products carrying the chemistry at this point.

Disentangling the Disinformation Landscape

In today’s age of advanced technology and connectedness, disinformation has become a product with a market, competing for your knowledge and expertise no matter who you are or where you work.

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.

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Today, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association responded to the Emerson review of the Canadian transportation system. 

SeCan announced today the settlement of a Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) case between SeCan and Harvey Marcil of Pasqua Farms of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan.

DuPont Pioneer today announced the twelve (12) winners of the 2015 Rock Your Harvest contest in Western Canada who shared photos, videos, and stories of Pioneer® brand seed products at work on their farms or on Pioneer plot tours.

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) has awarded Mairlyn Smith with the 2016 Canola Award of Excellence – the first professional home economist to be recognized for her contributions to the canola industry.

The docudrama play "Seeds", which aims to tell an even-handed summary of the Monsanto Canada Vs. Percy Schmeiser legal battle, is showing until Feb. 28 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

NutriAg Group, a leading innovator and supplier of nutrient products and agricultural adjuvants, is pleased to announce Gustavo Gonzalez-Roelants has joined the company in the newly created position of Director, Business Development and Marketing, Canada, effective Feb. 22.

What a week it was for Canadian agri-retail! After a whirlwind week of ideas, interactions, connections, collaborations, products, presentations, lots of laughs and even a few tears, it’s time to pack up and say goodbye to the 2016 CAAR Conference.