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CAAR membership renewals have been sent.  Please renew, your membership directly contributes to CAAR’s advocacy activities, industry initiatives, agriculture scholarships, upgrades to existing programs and services, and the development of new ones.

Cautious support for recently announced grain grading changes

The Wheat Growers have offered "cautious support" to the recently announced grain grading changes announced by the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) which will come into affect on August 1. 

Ron Helwer announced as an inductee into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

It is with great pride that CAAR announces Ron Helwer is a 2023 inductee into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Grain grading changes coming for the 2023-2024 crop year

Following consultation with sector stakeholders through the Western Standards Committee and Eastern Standards Committee, the Canadian Grain Commission is implementing grading changes that will better meet the needs of the agriculture sector in Canada and grain buyers around the world.

Canada now joins United States dispute settlement request under USMCA with Mexico

Canada is getting involved in the trade dispute settlement between the U.S. and Mexico, asking for dispute settlement consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Protein Industries Canada and innovate UK partnership announced

Protein Industries Canada and Innovate UK announced a new bilateral partnership to develop greater connections between the food sectors in both countries with the goal of promoting innovation in the plant-based food and ingredients sector.

Saskatchewan Agri-Food Exports Up 75 Per Cent in Q1

The government of Saskatchewan reports that the province's agri-food exports are surging in 2023 to an estimated $6 billion in the first quarter of 2023, up 75 per cent from the same period in 2022.