National Soil Conservation Week starts on Sunday, April 19. This event, led by the Soil Conservation Council of Canada, is the perfect opportunity for everyone in the industry to celebrate soil and reflect on one of our most precious resources. 

Spring planting is fast approaching and CAAR members across Canada are providing essential services to their customers while taking measures to manage the spread of COVID-19. To help retailers in this critical period, CAAR has created a support section on with useful resources and answers to member questions.

When retailers gathered in Saskatoon just two short months ago, there was no way of knowing that this spring planting season would be like no other, or that a panel discussion would prove to be so relevant to our current situation. Read on to see how eConnectivity can help ag retail weather these unprecedented times.

Are you up-to-date with the latest seed industry developments? Keep reading for the latest updates and links to helpful resources to help facilitate communications with staff and customers about Seed Value Creation and Seed Synergy.

The April 2020 issue of The Communicator magazine is arriving in print edition and online. This issue contains profile stories on each of the CAAR Choice Awards winners, who were honored for their achievements at the CAAR Conference earlier this year in Saskatoon, Sask. Read more for a preview of the industry updates, stories and successes shared in this month’s magazine. 

CAAR advises all Manitoba members and producers that due to current soil and weather conditions, there will be no variance to the winter nutrient application restrictions. Nutrients may not be applied to fields before Saturday, April 11, 2020.

The critical period of spring planting is fast approaching with much uncertainty of additional measures to manage the spread of COVID-19. It is with this in mind, CAAR is developing an online Agri-Retailer Support Resource Area.