Applications are now being accepted for the Environmental Respect Awards (ERAs), an annual awards program honouring the environmental stewardship demonstrated by agri-retailers who sell, handle or apply crop protection products. 

The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is looking to host multiple in-person Nurse Tank Safety Training (NTSP) courses in 2019 if there is sufficient demand.

Click on the link below to find out more information about the training and complete the survey before Tuesday, April 9th if you are interested in participating in the in-person Nurse Tank Safety Training.

CAAR is seeking member feedback on anticipated start dates for spring fertilizer and seeding operations among ag retailers in Western Canada. Please take a moment to share your feedback with CAAR by answering the poll questions included below. 

Manitoba Sustainable Development has decided that the provincial restriction on winter application of nutrients will remain in place until 11:59 CDT, Wednesday, April 10. Based on current and forecasted weather conditions and field and soil testing observations, no variance is required to the April 10 restriction date.

Get ready for a busy spring by registering your staff for the “Anhydrous Ammonia: Retailer Safe Handling and TDG Certification” course. This valuable training ensures employees who handle anhydrous ammonia are trained in its safe handling and certified to do so. Read more to learn about CAAR's online and in-person training opportunities for this course. 

Does your retail have an upcoming anniversary? Are you getting ready to cut the ribbon on a new location or expansion? Have your employees done something incredible for the community? We want to hear about it and help you spread the word!

Western Financial Group is a Manitoba-based company, with a holistic approach to insurance and a commitment to efficient and cost-effective services. Through the CAAR Perk$ program, CAAR members have access to Western Financial Group’s specialized insurance program for crop input dealers and custom applicators.