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Retailer Fact$

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    Farm Foundation Forum Discusses WOTUS

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced...

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    FAA Approves First Commercial Use of UAVs

    In a press conference Sept. 25, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it approved the first commercial use...

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    Yara, CF Industries Discussing Merger

    Two of the biggest fertilizer producers in the world are in talks about what could be the next inversion deal to be...

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    CAPA Hosts Precision Ag Forum

    The Coalition...

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    House Agriculture Committee holds hearing on soil health

    Just as legislative business wound down before the November mid-term elections, the House Subcommittee on Conservation,...

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    Nominations open for the 2014 Precision Impact Awards

    AgProfessional and the Agricultural Retailers Association have initiated the Precision Impact Awards to recognize local...

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    AGCO Accepting Nominations for Operator of the Year

    Nominations are now open for AGCO's 2014 Operator of the Year program, which recognizes the invaluable role of these...

Press Releases

ResponsibleAg Seeks Administrator to Lead, Implement Initiative

ResponsibleAg is seeking a program manager to help the initiative promote accountability and transparency within the fertilizer industry. Resumes and cover letters detailing relevant experience should be submitted in PDF to responsibleag@aradc.org

ResponsibleAg Board Elects Chairman, Officers

The ResponsibleAg Board of Directors held its first meeting Monday, May 5 at the offices of the Asmark Institute in Owensboro, Ky. During the meeting, directors elected Billy Pirkle, Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Crop Production...

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 ResponsibleAg Board of Directors. The nine representatives include:

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 of its 2013 Legislators of the Year. ARA also recognized Senator Kay Hagen (D-N.C.) in a separate ...

ARA, TFI Establish ResponsibleAg

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

Schroeder Recognized for Service

Rod Schroeder, recently retired from WinField Solutions, was recognized during the ARA Annual Conference on December 4 with the Agricultural Retailers Association Distinguished Service Award. Schroeder is a former ARA board member and long-time supporter...

Farrell Installed as ARA Chairman

MIAMI – Gary Farrell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ag Enterprise Supply in
Cheney, Wash., was installed as the 2014 Chairman of the Board for ARA on December 5, during the Annual Conference at the Trump National Doral Resort in Doral,...

Media Contact

Brian Reuwee
Director of Communications & Marketing
brian@aradc.org | (202) 457-0825

AgProfessional Archive

August 2014

ARA Tallies Successes in Farm Bill, WRRDA: Public policy mid-year report; ResponsibleAg Names Tim...

July 2014

Is the Marketplace Fairness Act Really All that Fair? Building Relationships with First Responders Navigating...

June 2014

Transportation challenges delayed fertilizer shipments; Upcoming educational events

Shared Files

Richard Gupton

ARA joined with a coalition of organizations to provide comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

Richard Gupton

ARA and a number of other national trade organizations have submitted a letter to the EPA requesting...

Brian Reuwee

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2014) – The Agricultural Retailers Association and fellow members...

Brian Reuwee

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 18, 2014) -- The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee approved...

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Recent Blogs

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    Henney Addresses EPA on Ohio's 4R Efforts

    Ohio Agribusiness Association President Chris Henney made a presentation this morning during the agricultural outreach...

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    Farm Foundation Forum Discusses WOTUS

    Newsletter

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced...

  • Brian Reuwee

    FAA Approves First Commercial Use of UAVs

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    In a press conference Sept. 25, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it approved the first commercial use...