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Jack Eberspacher Lifetime Achievement Award

The Scoop: Tradition Holds True For ARA Awards Recognition

Jan 22, 2021

As ARA ushers in 2021, we have taken a moment to reflect on the good that came of 2020—the year that will not be forgotten. For the first time ever, the ARA Conference & Expo was held virtually. As an association, we committed to bringing you the same top-notch content and experience that you would have expected of the in-person event. If you missed participating in the conference, then registration is still available to view all sessions’ recordings.

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ARA Fleet Optimization

ARA Works with Farmobile to Optimize Profitability in the Ag-Food Supply Chain

Jan 21, 2021

ARA today announced it is working with ARA member company Farmobile to further its mission — to support members in their quest to maintain a profitable business environment, adapt to a changing world and preserve their freedom to operate. The goal of the collaboration is to support agricultural retailers in getting the absolute most revenue out of one of the biggest line items in their P&Ls — their commercial fleet.

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White House

ARA Ready to Work with Biden Administration on Key Ag Retail Issues

Jan 20, 2021

Today, ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement following the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

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ARA-Farmobile Fleet Optimization

Is Your Machine Data Driving Fleet Performance? IF NOT, WHY NOT?

Jan 14, 2021

Since the mid-90s with the emergence of yield monitors and variable rate technology, the ag industry has focused, almost exclusively, on agronomic data. The truth is, now there’s another powerful data set waiting to be leveraged — machine collected-data. This is data visible in real-time, accessible 24/7 and available for immediate, deep dive future fleet analysis.

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CoBank 2021 Year Ahead Outlook Report

2021 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy (Sponsored Content)

Jan 12, 2021

The CoBank 2021 Year Ahead Outlook Report examines 10 key factors that will shape agriculture and market sectors that serve rural communities throughout the U.S. Learn more about the 2021 outlook from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus

Helpful Links on COVID-19

Jan 07, 2021

Information, guidance and resources to be used to help agricultural retailers and distributors continue operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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White House

ARA Attends Virtual Roundtable with EPA Administrator Nominee

Jan 05, 2021

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock participated in a virtual roundtable as a member of the Ag CEO Council on Jan. 5 with EPA Administrator nominee Michael Regan.

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Look for spring herbicides with flexible application windows

Dec 28, 2020

In a time when growers are looking for ways to cut costs more than ever, Atticus is a branded-generic crop protection provider, offering relevant products at a more affordable price to protect their investments. Consider some of these options. (sponsored content)

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New COVID-19 Relief Package: What it Means for Ag Retailers

Dec 22, 2020

After eight long months since the last COVID-19 relief legislation, Congress passed a fifth stimulus totaling $900 billion in relief including $600 direct payments to individuals and families, enhanced unemployment benefits, small business aid, and funding for distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the specifics.

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BASF Credenz Soybean Field

Start with Seed: Select the Right Trait and Variety (Sponsored Content)

Dec 08, 2020

Choosing a trait platform depends on the unique needs of each farm, but it is recommended to evaluate multiple trait platforms and to select an option that enables multiple modes of action. Working with your local BASF representative is a good way to help your customers determine what system will allow best control of those weed and select varieties at a field level. (Sponsored content)

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