The Communicator

August 2023 Issue – See All

Acting locally, thinking globally

The strike affecting BC ports could have global ramifications.

Bills, bills, bills

A look at recent Canadian bills and their effect on the ag industry.

Breeding better cows to reduce GHG emissions

A new project to breed low-methane burping cows will reduce GHG emissions without affecting milk production.

BC port strike. Does anyone truly benefit in the long run?

As of July 1, 2023, more than 7,000 port workers across British Columbia went on strike.

The Benefits of Flexible Work

Embracing flexibility in the agricultural retail industry will create a better work environment.

The pros and cons of transporting

A look at the four primary modes of transportation—their pluses and minuses.

Canada dry—and not the good kind

A not-so-refreshing look at the drought conditions affecting most Canadian farming sectors.

How green are rail customers?

Rail transport is quick and easy, but CN’s new tool tells you how to calculate its GHG emissions.

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In an effort to manage the growing business of CANTERRA SEEDS, while maintaining sales and customer focus, the sales department management has been divided into two separate roles.

Fertilizer Canada has shared an important announcement regarding changes to the agricultural ammonium nitrate code environmental impairment liability insurance policy requirements.

Earn one CEU in Pest Management with the newest issue of the CCA Examiner!

As the 2015/16 fiscal year approaches its end, the CAAR team is already looking forward to plans for the coming year. We are committed to continue to help ensure the success of Canada’s agri-retailers, but we can’t do it alone.

CAAR is pleased to announce the launch of the pilot phase of, the job board component of the Operation Ag Careers outreach initiative.

Based on generally unfavourable weather and snow cover conditions in Manitoba, the restriction on winter application of nitrogen and phosphorus-containing nutrient sources in Manitoba remains in effect until midnight on Sunday, April 10, 2016, and will be lifted beginning on April 11.

Emerson Csorba, director of Gen Y Inc., and recent speaker at the 2016 CAAR Conference, recently wrote about recruiting a younger generation into the agricultural workforce for The Globe and Mail.