Slide backgroundConference Theme: Embracing InnovationCAAR Conference - 25th Anniversary | Feb. 11 - 13, 2020 | Saskatoon, SK



We're excited to announce the CAAR Conference is heading back to Edmonton, AB!

Mark your calendars for February 9-11, 2021, and stay informed with CAAR Conference updates featured on, The Network, Twitter (@CdnAgRetail), as well as in the upcoming issues of The Communicator.

We welcome your feedback! If you have any suggestions for speaker topics or general conference ideas, please contact Lisa Defoort at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204.989.9313.


The health, safety and well-being of CAAR conference attendees is of utmost importance. The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation and based on the information available to date, we are moving ahead with planning of the 2021 CAAR Conference scheduled for February 9 – 11, 2021 in Edmonton, AB.

CAAR is committed to keeping you informed about COVID-19 and the 2021 CAAR Conference, all updates will be shared here on our conference section as well as on our Agri-Retailer Support Page. If you have any concerns or questions, please email Lisa Defoort, CAAR’s Communications & Event Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to hosting a safe and exciting business conference for all attendees.


Thank you to all of our sponsors, auction donors, committee members and attendees who helped make our 25th anniversary event a resounding success, we couldn't have done this without you.

It was truly a pleasure for the staff and board members of CAAR to connect with so many members of our industry!


The presentations from speaker sessions at the 2020 CAAR Conference are now available for you to access, this is your chance to embrace innovation by reviewing the highlights of the speaker program.

Panel Discussion: Transitioning to Digital Agriculture
Brent Kemp, AgGateway | Jordan Kuhns, Growmark | Ryan Adams, Nutrien | Taylor Wildeman, WinField United Canada
PDF Presentation

Accelerating Innovation Through Partnerships & Collaboration
Dr. Steven Webb, Global Institute for Food Security
PDF Presentation

2019 Canadian Precision Ag Dealership Survey Results
Sean Mitchell, University of Guelph
PDF Presentation

Trade, Dollar, and Interest Rates: What Does It Mean For The Health Of Canadian Agriculture
Craig Klemmer, Principal Agricultural Economist, FCC
PDF Presentation

CleanFarms | PDF Presentation
CropLife | PDF Presentation
CSTA | PDF Presentation
Fertilizer Canada | PDF Presentation
Transport Canada | PDF Presentation


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