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NH3 Update: Hydrostatic Testing Relief Granted for Spring 2018

Transport Canada has agreed to provide agri-retailers time to complete hydrostatic testing, which will ensure adequate anhydrous ammonia resources for farmers this spring. The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) has been granted a Temporary Certificate TH 0653 for the 2018 spring seeding season, which will allow members relief for the hydrostatic testing requirements on three year tanks as required by the CSA B620-14. 

CAAR Member MK Agro Wins ADAMA Thank-A-Retailer Community contest.

CAAR extends warm congratulations to MK Agro Ltd., located near Brunkild, MB – winner of ADAMA’s 2018 Thank-A-Retailer contest. As the Manitoba Regional Winner and overall National Winner, MK Agro received a total of $30,000 to spend on projects in their community. They have chosen to donate their prize money to Kelly Kabernick Girls High School Hockey Memorial Scholarship and the Sanford Hockey Arena.

CAAR Issued Equivalency Certificate SH 11960

CAAR is pleased to announce that it has received an Equivalency Certificate from Transport Canada which provides certain variances from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) B622 Standard related to pressure testing of nurse and application tanks.

CAAR Mart Spotlight

CAAR Mart is your one-stop shop for all your agri-retail needs! If you’re looking to update your facility’s safety signage, equipment decals, placards or training items, then look no further than CAAR Mart.

CAAR members receive special member-pricing on CAAR Mart items! Simply log in when visiting caar.org to see the many discounts available to you.

Renew Your CAAR Membership Today!

2017–2018 Membership Renewal

It’s that time of year once again – CAAR members are in the process of receiving their membership renewal information. CAAR is encouraging all members to renew their CAAR membership for the 2017-2018 year!

Manitoba Retailers Prepare for Spring Flood Forecast

With much of Manitoba receiving heavy snowfall in February and March and with spring upon us, many retailers and their customers are now thinking about the possibility of spring flooding. On March 24, Minister of Infrastructure Blaine Pedersen, issued the latest update on the province’s flood outlook. The level of flooding remains dependent on future weather conditions, and the risk of overland flooding has been slightly reduced since the last update in February. However, the risk still remains moderate to major across the province.