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ResponsibleAg Names Board of Directors

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today announced the selection of individuals to serve on the newly formed...

Lucas, Hagen Named ARA Legislators of the Year

Lucas was instrumental in getting the Farm Bill through the house, and the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) was pleased recognize him as one...

ARA, TFI Establish ResponsibleAg

ARA and TFI announce plans to create ResponsibleAg, an independent, not-for-profit organization designed to support fertilizer retailers’ compliance...

Industry News

How many acres of soybeans are needed in 2014?

The large increase in soybean planting intentions for 2014 reflects strong world demand for soybeans and the resulting high prices of soybeans relative to other crops, particularly corn.

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The man who pioneered modern fertilizer and chemical warfare

Fritz Haber was called the “Father of Chemical Warfare,” and won the Nobel Prize for his process that efficiently pulls nitrogen from the air, likely the single greatest scientific contribution to feeding the modern world.

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea reporting now required in effort to slow disease

The USDA will require reporting of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and Swine Delta Coronavirus in order to slow the spread of this disease across the United States.

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A quick way to estimate wheat yield

Doing a wheat yield estimate is relatively simple to do. All you will need is a tape measure, a pen and pad and a calculator.

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Corn consumption continues to exceed projections

Based on current and expected consumption rates, it appears that corn consumption during the current marketing year could exceed the most recent USDA projection.

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Recent Blogs

  • Gary Baise

    EPA's Water Police, Part One: Coming to Your Farm?

    I just returned from Germany and Poland and was startled to discover the regulatory control the European Union exercises...

  • Brian Reuwee

    African Fertilizer Volunteer's Program: Share Your Expertise

    The African Fertilizer Volunteer's Program (AFVP) is a call to global fertilizer industry experts willing to volunteer...

  • Brian Reuwee

    Sign-Up Begins Today for Restored Disaster Assistance Programs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S....

Newsletter Articles

  • Brian Reuwee

    Sign-Up Begins Today for Restored Disaster Assistance Programs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S....

  • Brian Reuwee

    ARA Accepting Retailer of the Year Nominations

    The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is now accepting nominations for the Agricultural Retailer of the Year...

  • Brian Reuwee

    Ag Organizations Express Concern about CWA Revisions

    The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), CropLife America (CLA) and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) expressed...

  • Brian Reuwee

    ARA Applauds Proposed NPDES Fix

    During the House Agriculture Committee meeting Thursday, March 13, the committee approved H.R. 935, the Reducing Regulatory...

  • Brian Reuwee

    ARA Updates American Agronomic Stewardship Alliance on ResponsibleAg Initiative

    On March 11-12, ARA Senior Vice President of Public Policy & Counsel Richard Gupton attended the American Agronomic...

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LATEST DISCUSSIONS

  • Richard Gupton

    ARA Comment Letters for EO 13650 & OSHA PSM RFI

    Posted in: Ag Open Discussion

    ARA is submitting the following comment letters on the Executive Order 13650: Improving Chemical Facility Safety & Security and OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) Request For Information. Today is the deadline to submit comments on both Obama...

  • David McKnight

    Comments for CAV Script Due Tomorrow

    Posted in: Commercial Applicator Training...

    Good Morning- I just wanted to remind everyone that comments regarding the draft CAV script are due tomorrow. Please forward your comments to Allen Summer at Allen@asmark.org and copy me (David@aradc.org ). Thank you, David



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