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The CAAR Communicator

April Issue – See All

Engaging Our Employees

Rob McIntyre with Dale Carnegie Training demonstrated the tools that can be used to take control of personal attitudes, build relationships, and enhance communication skills which will ultimately enhance leadership skills during the 2021 Virtual CAAR Conference.

Agriculture in 2021: Trends and Insights

The pandemic has caused changes in the farmer psyche and the dynamic over the last 6 months.

Agriculture in 2021 has become more unpredictable than ever. With newer innovations, government regulations and increased adoption of sustainable farming practices making it more important than ever to stay up to date and plan for the future.

Evolution of CAAR. Your Participation is Required.

The past 3 months have been exceptionally busy months for the CAAR organization. We continue to evolve, and Members will begin to experience the changes in 2021.

Many issues of 2020 carried over into 2021, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ag industry has met the challenge with reliance and must remain diligent through 2021.

Get to Know the CAAR Board: Stu Rasmussen & Stewart Whillans

The CAAR Communicator recently sat down with Stu Rasmussen with Blair’s Family of Companies and Stewart Whillans with J.R. Simplot to learn about their careers in the agriculture industry as well as their journey and leadership in ag retailer and their roles on the CAAR Board.

Building Customer Relationships: Understanding Needs and Conflict

Maintaining strong customer relationships is a driving factor for both customer satisfaction as well as company growth.

Rob McIntyre, President, Managing Partner and Master Trainer at Dale Carnegie Training explains that both parties need to be fully committed, with the company having total accountability of its attitudes and actions.

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The CAAR Conference website keeps a live, up-to-the-minute list of registered attendees, which is available to view online. Attendees can use this to their advantage and start planning who to connect with while at the Conference from Feb 16-18, 2016.

Here's the latest news coverage of CAAR's forthcoming Operation Ag Careers program from around the web.

It’s that time of year again – when CAAR delivers a magazine chock full of insights and research, as well as two valuable planning and networking tools, right into your mailbox.

As discussions regarding Alberta's Bill 6 gain momentum, CAAR takes a look at both public and private sector perspectives.

Unlock your marketing potential by advertising in CAAR’s print and digital publications, dedicated to informing Canada’s agri-retailers of advancements in the industry and telling the stories only we can tell.

This is your chance to be recognized for your efforts – seize it! The CAAR’s Choice Awards shine a spotlight on the best and brightest in the agri-retail world. 

Agri-retailers need to know the ins and outs of new products to be able to best serve their customers, but adopting and understanding innovative technology can also strengthen the relationship between business and customer.