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Nominations are Open for ARA Rising Stars

Invest in the emerging leaders and reward the top-performers at your organization by nominating one or more individuals to participate in the 2021 ARA Rising Stars program. LEARN MORE & NOMINATE

Webinar: Succession Planning & Developing Your Next-Generation Leaders

ARA invites its members to register to participate in a webinar, Succession Planning & Developing Your Next-Generation Leaders, starting at 2 p.m. ET on July 22. Dr. Jeremy Lurey, president and CEO of CHIEFEXECcoach, will lead the webinar as a talented executive coach and business psychologist who helps clients improve performance and produce better business results. REGISTER & LEARN MORE

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Common Pitfalls in the Decision Making Process

Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business Assistant Professor Dr. Brady Brewer’s blog, Common Pitfalls in the Decision Making Process, overviews some decision making traps that are easy to fall into and how to best avoid them. Awareness of these traps in the business world can better help decision makers choose the most beneficial options for their businesses, avoid risk and increase their odds for success. Read the full blog to learn more.

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Scout for Late-Summer Soybean Diseases

The dog days of summer will be here soon. At this time of the season, the bulk of crop protection applications are complete and harvest is only a few months away. Use this opportunity to do some late-season scouting in your customers’ soybean fields. (Sponsored content)

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ARA Announces Staff Promotions

ARA announced today several promotions effective July 1, 2021, to recognize the ongoing efforts of several staff members. Many ARA staff roles have adjusted and expanded in the last few years as the association met challenges from industry issues and member consolidation, changed work environments due to COVID-19, and the move to a new physical office.

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The Agricultural Retailers Association advocates, influences, educates and provides services to support sellers of seeds, nutrients, crop protection products, farm equipment, precision technology and agronomic services.