We use several platforms to keep CAAR members informed throughout the year, including The Communicator magazine, The Network e-newsletter, Twitter and, of course, right here on the CAAR website. Keep reading to see the 10 agri-news stories on caar.org you clicked on the most in 2019.

10. National Agriculture Leaders’ Debate

Canadians across the country tuned in on Sept. 24 to hear from four national agriculture leaders at a pre-election debate hosted by the CFA.

9. Cleanfarms 2019 Obsolete Collection Campaign – Coming to an Ag Retailer Near You

Retailers across Canada participated in Cleanfarms 2019 Obsolete Collection Campaign, allowing farmers to safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete pesticides and animal medications.

8. CAAR's Industry Committee Participation

To ensure that its membership continues to have a strong voice in the industry, CAAR participates in several committees and working groups, such as the CSA B620 Technical Committee and the Canada Grains Council Domestic MRL Policy Committee.

7. Your Ultimate Guide to the 2019 CAAR Conference

To get ready for the 2019 CAAR Conference in Winnipeg, Man., delegates and exhibitors turned to the “Ultimate Guide to the 2019 CAAR Conference.”

6. CAAR Presents 2019 Agronomy Award to U of M Agriculture Student

Mitch Rezansoff attended the University of Manitoba School of Agriculture’s Diploma Convocation Dinner to present graduating student Easton Sellers with the 2019 CAAR Agronomy Award.

5. Ag Retailers Celebrated for Making a Difference

Five Canadian ag retailers were honoured for their outstanding achievements in business, community and stewardship during ag retail’s biggest night of the year: the 12th annual CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet.

4. Mitch Rezansoff Attends Fertilizer Canada’s Parliamentary Forum

CAAR’s executive director Mitch Rezansoff travelled to Ottawa to meet with Members of Parliament and industry colleagues during Fertilizer Canada’s annual Parliamentary Forum from April 9-10.

3. CAAR Issued Equivalency Certificate SH 11960.2

CAAR was once again successful in obtaining an Equivalency Certificate (SH 11960.2) from Transport Canada, which provides certain variances from the CSA B622 Standard related to pressure testing of nurse and application tanks, exclusively for CAAR Members.

2. Reminder: Updated E2 Regulations Now in Force

Environmental Emergency Regulations 2019 came into effect on Saturday, August 24, 2019 and retailers were on top of it, making this the second-most read story of the year.

1. Save the Date for the 2020 CAAR Conference!

Hot off the heels of the 2019 CAAR Conference, the most read story of 2019 was the date and location announcement for the 2020 CAAR Conference. It seems perfectly fitting, as we prepare to welcome you to Saskatoon next month for #CAARcon2020!


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