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ARA SUBMITS COMMENTS ON H-2A Process

Sep 24, 2019

The H-2A application process extends several burdens to employers making the program complicated at best and often unworkable. The agriculture industry is missing out on numerous opportunities because of labor shortages in addition to the program's complexities and limits. ARA applauds the Department of Labor's step towards addressing these shortfalls and creating a modem process that improves the program while maintaining protections for the United States' workforce.

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ARA CO-SIGNS GROUP COMMENTS TO USDA ON BIOTECH PROPOSED REGULATIONS

Aug 02, 2019

On behalf of the farmers, ranchers, processors, cooperatives, and other interests represented by the organizations listed below, we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) proposed “Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered Organisms” or “SECURE” rule, Docket Number, APHIS-2018-0034

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ARA COMMENTS TO EPA OPPOSING PETITION TO BAN GLYPHOSATE ON OATS

Jun 05, 2019

On June 5, ARA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the petition from the Environmental Working Group (EGW) and other groups requesting that the agency modify the tolerance and product labels for glyphosate used in or on oats.

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ARA Testified at Surface Transportation Board Hearing on Demurrage Charges

May 08, 2019

ARA testified at a Surface Transportation Board hearing opposing excessive freight rates and demurrage charges because ag retailers, farmers and consumers will be impacted by higher costs.

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ARA Submit Comments to EPA on Revised WOTUS Rule

Apr 15, 2019

ARA submitted comments to EPA supporting the proposed rule redefining the term Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) for the purposes of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for two primary reasons.

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