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DC Help Desk is a member-only resource for members to send questions about regulatory or legislative issues impacting them as well as to receive support when setting up meetings with members of Congress.


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ResponsibleAg Process, Benefits & Tools

EHS&S performance can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. ResponsibleAg is an industry-led certification program committed to helping agribusinesses properly store and handle farm input supplies. By earning ResponsibleAg certification, businesses organize and simplify their regulatory burdens. Get a sneak peek at top issues found during ResponsibleAg audits with this webinar recording.


Conference Recap

More than 620 ag retail industry professionals attended the 2023 ARA Conference & Expo in November. Recap the event with photos and videos! Session recordings are available for attendees only.


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10 Reasons Why You Should Add A Spray Drone To Your Operation

Introducing a new asset into your business is a big decision. Prioritizing return on investment and optimizing efficiency in your operation is always a primary concern. Nonetheless, integrating a drone into your fleet can lead your program to the next generation of technology. By embracing a versatile tool, your business can improve data collection, boost service capabilities, and increase operational efficacy.

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ARA Fly-In Moves the Needle in Washington

ARA hosted more than 90 ARA members and industry leaders for a Legislative Fly-In day to discuss key issues impacting the ag retail industry with 120 members of Congress and their staff. This event is held annually in conjunction with the ARA Winter Board & Committee Meetings in the Washington, DC area.

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ARA Honors Rep. Panetta with Legislator of the Year Award

ARA honored Representative Jimmy Panetta with a 2023 Legislator of the Year Award for his support of issues that are important to the success of ag retailers, specifically his leading efforts with the Plant Biostimulant Act of 2023.

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The Agricultural Retailers Association unites its members and their interests to advocate and educate on their behalf, provide services to improve their businesses, and preserve their freedom to operate and innovate, ensuring a safe and plentiful food supply for all.