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ARA Applauds SCOTUS on Vaccine Mandate Decision

Today the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s emergency rule that would have required employers with more than 100 employees to either get proof of vaccination or require weekly testing of employees. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock issued a statement in support of the decision.

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ARA Joins More Than 350 Organizations to Voice Support for Existing Pesticide Law

ARA joined more than 350 organizations engaged with pesticide products in a letter sent to members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that affirms these organization’s support the pesticide regulatory system in place today under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

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2022 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy

In 2022, the U.S. farm economy will continue to struggle with the ongoing supply chain issues and cost inflation pressures that burst to the fore in summer 2021. Strong commodity prices will be offset by increases in cost structure for nearly all crop production including row crops, fruits and vegetables and hay. However, a reduction in farm-level costs could be on the horizon for mid-2022, according to a comprehensive year-ahead outlook report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange. (Sponsored content)

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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.