Industry Events

Nominations Open for Ag Awards

People involved in the Canadian agriculture industry can win awards that recognize their advocacy, leadership and resiliency. Continue reading to see how you can apply for yourself or nominate a deserving colleague.

Manitoba Open Farm Day is Sunday, September 15, 2019

Manitoba Open Farm Day is an annual, family-friendly event held at various sites across the province. Every year, on the third Sunday in September, farms and ag businesses open their doors to the public, giving them an opportunity to see how their food is produced, and learn more about environmental stewardship and the history of farming in the province. Taking part for the first time this year is one of the branches of Shur-Gro, a CAAR member.

AIM 2019: Observations and Confirmations

From Mitch Rezansoff, Executive Director of CAAR:

At Ag in Motion, it was clear to me that suppliers of seed, fertilizer, crop protection, technologies and equipment are jockeying to position themselves as leaders and trusted advisers to farm managers and operations.

Trusted adviser status cannot be claimed – it must be earned.

Environmental Stewardship at Ag in Motion

Ag in Motion kicks off today, it is the largest agricultural trade show in Western Canada, providing a venue for progressive farmers who want to see and experience the latest agricultural innovations. This year, visitors to the Ag in Motion site might notice some new environmental stewardship initiatives “AIM”ed at fighting the spread of clubroot and reducing waste. 

What to See and Do this Summer

We all know that summer is a valuable time to take in education opportunities, network with peers and enjoy a change of scenery through the many events going on across the country. Check out CAAR's Events Page for details on some of the tours, shows and other events of interest to ag retailers going on this summer. Read more for details.

Save the Date: 4R Manitoba Field Tour

CAAR invites its Manitoba members to join Fertilizer Canada and Double Diamond Farm Supply to see the 4R principles in action and learn about integrating 4R into the Manitoba environment at the 4R Manitoba Summer Field Tour on Tuesday, July 30. Read more for tour details and how to RSVP. 

View CFA Meeting Online

The annual general meeting of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) takes place this Wednesday and Thursday in Ottawa, Ont. Those who are interested in the discussions, but can’t attend in person, are invited to view the meeting online.

CFIA Webinar on Proposed Changes to the Fertilizers Regulations

Recently, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) held a webinar for employees, fertilizer businesses and industry associations to provide an overview of key elements of proposed changes to the Fertilizers Regulations. This webinar is now available online and can be viewed by anyone wishing to gain further information about the proposed changes.

Value Creation Webinar – March 12

Join the Germination Retail Roundtable on March 12, 2019 to learn more about value creation and how it will benefit the industry. “Value Creation: How You Can Bust the Myths” will leave you well-informed about value creation and its benefits and better equipped to discuss the subject with customers and others.

4R Demonstration Tour Day - Manitoba

Tuesday July 24, 2018 

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tour beginning at Manitou Golf Course
*Coffee, lunch and transportation provided

  • Wheat Trial - Amy Mangins & Don Flatten 
  • Fertilizer Canada Canola 4R Demo - Steve Barron, John Heard & Mitch Timmerman 

RSVP by July 19: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.