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BioTech

BioAgTech World Congress

Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2024

This congress unites continents, allows face-to-face networking, offers the latest technological advancements, and addresses challenges and concerns within BioAg.

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Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall

May 06 - May 08, 2024

Mark your calendars for the return of combines, tractors, sprayers, robotic milking machines, and more to the National Mall. Explore how precision ag, conservation practices, streamlined logistics and the latest advances in inputs come together to create a sustainable supply chain.

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ResponsibleAg Auditor Training Course

Jul 09 - Jul 12, 2024

Registration is open for the ResponsibleAg Auditor Training Course, held in Owensboro, Kentucky.

This training course meets the competency-based training requirements required for those who want to perform ResponsibleAg facility audits. Training will be conducted at a retired agrichemical facility specifically designed and retrofitted for training purposes.

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Tech Hub LIVE

Tech Hub LIVE

Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2024

Tech Hub LIVE offers an innovative, forward-looking experience with an expansive range of features encompassing all segments of data-driven agriculture and attracts ag retailers, distributors, consultants, manufacturers, and other stakeholders in the ag supply chain, all committed to leveraging the latest tech innovations for practical business advantages on the farm. Powered by the CropLife Media Group® and in collaboration with the Global AgTech Initiative and AgriBusiness Global™ brands, Tech Hub LIVE, held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, is the must-attend event for those developing and deploying the latest ag technologies to advance agribusiness.

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2024 Fall Board Meeting

Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2024

The 2024 Fall Board of Directors meeting will take place at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN.

More details to come.

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2024 ARA Annual Conference

Dec 03 - Dec 05, 2024

Mark your calendar for the 2024 ARA Conference & Expo held in Houston, Texas.

The theme of "Powering Ag Retail's Next Frontier" will guide the speakers and session topics.

Registration opens early summer of 2024.

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2025 ARA Management Academy

Jan 28 - Jan 30, 2025

During this three-day academy, Drs. Joan Brett, Scott Downey, Allan Gray, Mark Manfredo and Doug Olsen will aid you upgrading your management, leadership and decision making capabilities through presentations, case studies, interactive exercises and small group discussions. Attendees will enhance their understanding of core business functions, explore management challenges and establish relationships that will improve business results.

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2025 ARA Winter Board Meeting & Legislative Fly-In

Feb 24 - Feb 26, 2025

All ARA members are encouraged to attend the 2025 ARA Winter Board Meeting & Legislative Fly-In event free of charge. ARA's Board and Committee will meet alongside visits to Capitol Hill for ARA members to meet with their elected officials in Congress and discuss issues impacting ag retail.

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2025 ARA Annual Conference

Dec 02 - Dec 04, 2025

The ARA Conference & Expo is the place to be to connect and be informed of the latest advances in the agricultural retail sector. In addition to the keynote speakers and breakout presentations told by industry leaders, participants look forward to networking at the Opening Reception in the Expo Hall and on one of the various tours booked to showcase the best of the conference host city.

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