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ARA Panel: Digital Strategy Options for Ag Retailers

Hear from some of the leading voices in ag retail in this ARA Panel: Digital Strategy Options for Ag Retailers. Moderated by AgVend's Tracy Linbo, this panel will include knowledge shared by CommoditAg's John Demerly and AgVend's Alexander Reichert. Panelists will explore the digital strategy options available to ag retailers and discuss lessons learned. Register.

SPARC Online Learning

Offer improved sustainability services to your farmer-customers using the online learning modules, training manual and fact sheet included in The SPARC Initiative. Develop a sustainability program, make a business case to customers, and measure the success of your efforts. Learn more.

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ARA Commends House Passage of Bipartisan WRDA Bill

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released a statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the bipartisan H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020.

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Maximize Your ARA Membership (The Scoop)

ARA’s strength in Washington as an advocate of ag retailers depends on the sustained investment by our members. We’ve compiled these tips to make the most of your membership dollars.

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Summer 2020 Economic Outlook: Rural Industries Adapt to Coronavirus Reality

Over the past four months, every rural industry has grappled with how to adjust its business to remain relevant and sustainable in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about how COVID-19 has impacted agriculture and other rural industries in the latest Quarterly Economic report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

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