In addition to ARA’s highly effective Public Policy Team, membership includes many other benefits:
ARA staff can directly assist members on specific business issues when they are affected by legislative or regulatory events. Members can call the ARA staff at any time for information and direct assistance.
ARA Retailer Fact$ Newsletter
ARA Retailer Fact$ delivers the important issues in ag to members’ e-mail or fax inboxes every Friday morning so they can stay up-to-the-minute on key issues in the industry. As a member, you can designate as many of your organization’s employees as you wish to receive Retailer Fact$.
As an ARA member, you have access to the Member Alerts. These are special news releases that notify members of legislative or regulatory decisions that directly affect their businesses. ARA members make the best lobbyists and Member Alerts may request action of the members.
Unlimited Access to Valuable Web Site Features
As a member, you have complete access to the ARA’s redesigned Web site including the Members Only sections, which include:
- Newsletter archives;
- Compliance regulations;
- White papers on the latest legislative actions;
- Database of congressional districts so that you can quickly identify and contact key representatives and senators; and
- ARA’s Membership Directory to find business associates and other contacts.
The don’t-miss event moves across the country each year from Palm Springs, CA, to Boca Raton, Florida, representing each of ARA’s growing regions, and features the industry’s top rated speakers. The Annual Conference & Expo also provides important educational programs, a first look at new technologies, and valuable opportunities to network with retailers and representatives of manufacturers of crop protection chemicals, fertilizer and equipment.