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ARA Honors Sens. Moran and Young with Legislator of the Year Award

May 19, 2022

Recently ARA presented Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana with its Legislator of the Year Award. The award is an annual ARA tradition that serves to recognize one or more legislators who have championed issues that impact agricultural retailers and the entire agriculture industry.

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Tech Hub LIVE

Meister Media Worldwide to Hold 2022 Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo in Indianapolis This Summer

May 17, 2022

Launched in 2021 to fill the market void for an event broadly addressing the full range of new data-driven, digital agriculture innovations, the inaugural Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo was in its first year the largest event serving this market. ARA is proud to support this program.

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2021 Earth Day

ARA Celebrates Earth Day

Apr 20, 2022

ARA celebrates Earth Day and the ag retailers working with their farmer customers as trusted advisors every day to deploy the best methods to protect the environment for generations to come. Find aggregate data showing ARA members' commitment to environmental stewardship as well as an opportunity to get involved.

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Congress

Update on ARA Virtual Fly-In Visits with Congress

Apr 08, 2022

ARA members participate in grassroots engagement efforts during the annual legislative fly-in. Held virtually this year, the visits are a chance for ag retailers and suppliers to sound their voice about issues impacting their operations and community among elected officials and their staff in Congress.

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ARA Celebrates Ag Day with Conversations on the National Mall

Mar 22, 2022

ARA is a proud sponsor of the Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as industry leaders and member companies such as AGCO, Case IH, and John Deere showcase innovations that enable American farmers and ranchers to sustainably provide for a growing world.

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ARA Welcomes New Manager of Programs to the Team

Mar 08, 2022

ARA is proud to announce Leah Franklin as the new Manager of Programs. Learn more about her background in this message to ARA members.

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SCOTUS

ARA Applauds SCOTUS on Vaccine Mandate Decision

Jan 13, 2022

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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Congress

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

Jan 12, 2022

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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Application

ARA Joins Stakeholders Reaffirming Glyphosate Safety Following Court Arguments

Jan 10, 2022

ARA along with other industry stakeholders responded to court arguments with a statement reaffirming the safe and effective use of glyphosate, an important herbicide that enables conservation practices such as reduced field tillage.

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CoBank Year Ahead

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

Jan 10, 2022

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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