Spring is upon us and that means you will be receiving your April 2023 issue of CAAR Communicator soon. Feature articles include "The Barton Report & Current Policy" and "Blinded by Science"
"The Barton Report & Current Policy" highlights the presentation by Stuart Smyth at the 2023 CAAR Conference in Edmonton, reviewing how the 2017 Barton Report fits within current federal government policy changes, and asks if it still allows Canada to remain active in growing innovative opportunities? We have also included the article in this newsletter.
Blinded by Science questions whether Canada Chief Science Adviser needs to use science when making policy decisions.
The April CAAR Communicator articles are now also available online, don't miss Executive Director's Mitch Rezansoff's thoughts on whether or not net zero agriculture production is achievable . Don't miss:
- Is net zero agriculture production achievable?
- Strategies to support your intern
- Early season pest control for growers
- CAAR Award Winners
- Agronomist of the Year: Rahul Patel, Pioneer Cooperative Unlimited Association
- Retailer of the Year Award: Blair's Family of Companies
- Chairman's Award: Ray Redfern & Redfern Farm Services
- Retailer Hall of Fame Award: Garth MacDonald of G-Mas Ag Team
- Is Canada using science or not for decision-making?
- Early season pest control for Ontario soybeans growers
- Port of Montreal to add new grain Terminal Equipment
- Grain trains doing the job
- CAAR News
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