Member Resources

ARA members and non-members have a wealth of services available to them. This includes communications regarding important industry issues, opportunities to influence legislation, as well as educational and networking opportunities and more.

Crisis Management and Media Training

Is your agricultural retail business prepared in the event of a crisis situation? If the media came to your facility as the result of an accident or other event, are you prepared to respond? Discover how to prepare and respond to a crisis. Read more...

Custom Application Vehicle Safety Training


Safety on the Road is a 32-minute training program geared to the safe operation of CAVs on roads and highways to and from the field. This professionally-produced DVD covers basic safety issues custom application vehicle operators may encounter while driving on the road. Order Now |  Read more...

Background Screening


Reduce your record-keeping burden, ensure proper screening procedures and install appropriate screening policies using General Information Services, Inc. (GIS). GIS provides best-in-class criminal background, drug and medical screening services to ARA members at discounted rates. Read more... 

Freight Shipping

YRC Freight

Save money on LTL shipping with YRC Freight throughout North America. YRC invented lighter than load freight. They specialize in palletized shipments more than 150 lbs and offer ground and air expedited and guaranteed solutions, making them a perfect solution for ag retail freight needs. Read more...

ARA Management Academy

During this intensive three-day program, you will sharpen your management, leadership and decision-making capabilities by engaging in faculty-led presentations, interactive exercises and small-group discussion. Program curriculum includes a broad-based selection of managerial courses chosen specifically to meet the needs of managers in the agricultural retail industry. Read more...