German agriculture machinery maker Claas is working with cooperative BayWa AG to open new dealerships in Canada, starting with Alberta.

Following extensive consultation with stakeholders along the alfalfa hay production chain in Western Canada, a Coexistence Plan for Alfalfa Hay in Western Canada is now available.

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, recently announced the Government of Canada's intention to work with Parliament to postpone for one year the repeal of certain provisions of the Canada Transportation Act that were enacted in 2014 by the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act.

Look out for the all-new May 2016 issue of The Communicator, hitting mailboxes this week.

What were attendees of the 2016 CAAR Conference excited to experience?

The staff and board members of CAAR wish to express their deepest sympathies to the family of Art Funk, who passed away at the age of 55 on April 6, 2016.

CAAR has recently updated the Anhydrous Ammonia Nurse Tank Quality Control Manual, provided to trainees as part of the Nurse Tank Safety Program (NTSP), to Revision 5.3.