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ARA Commends FMCSA Seasonal Ag CDL Reforms

Sep 29, 2022

Today ARA applauds the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for publishing reforms to the Seasonal Ag CDL program. ARA Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Counsel Richard Gupton issued a statement.

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ARA, CPDA Host Adjuvant Advantage for Sales Agronomist Webinar

Sep 27, 2022

Developing a uniform industry adjuvant educational program for the agricultural retail industry is the focus of a webinar the Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) is sponsoring in partnership with the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) starting at 1:00 p.m. EST on Nov. 1.

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ARA Encouraged by Announcement of Tentative Rail Labor Agreement

Sep 15, 2022

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is encouraged and relieved by the White House announcement this morning of a tentative agreement reached between the rail carriers and labor unions.

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ARA Applauds USDA for Advancing Climate-Smart Pilot Program & Including ARA Members

Sep 14, 2022

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its consideration and selection of pilot projects through its Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Program. ARA supported several of its member companies who were listed as major partners in several awarded grant applications. 

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ARA Brings EPA Officials to Learn at Ag Retail Facilities

Sep 06, 2022

ARA hosted more than 30 staff from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) to two ag retail facilities operated by ARA members located just a few hours outside of our nation’s capital.

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ARA ENGAGE for Ag Leaders training in 2022

Recap of ENGAGE for Ag Leaders

Sep 02, 2022

A small but mighty group of ARA member representatives participated in the recent ARA ENGAGE for Ag Leaders training in St. Louis, Missouri, to tackle the best way to respond to the "nightmare" questions we may be asked about from consumers as well as our own family and friends who may have limited knowledge about the agricultural production practices and the services agricultural retailers provide.

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Crop intelligence backed by superior customer service.

Sep 01, 2022

When backed by the right team, integrating a new crop intelligence partner into your business is a quick and seamless process that should leave you feeling confident using your new insights. Taranis crop intelligence solutions put every field at your fingertips with leaf-level insights. But the Taranis experience goes far beyond data. Retailers who use Taranis are backed by a robust customer success team—giving you the confidence to use Taranis every day. (Sponsored content)

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Fact Sheet on EPA's New Risk Management Program Rule

Aug 23, 2022

ARA revised a Fact Sheet on the new EPA Risk Management Program (RMP) rule with highlighted provisions that are likely to impact ARA’s ag retail members.

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Leaf-level Technology Can Help Identify Late Season Disease Pressures

Aug 09, 2022

You’ve done everything right by your growers so far this growing season. You’ve stopped disease pressures, controlled insect infestations, and fended off all sorts of challenges that could rob crop growth and yield. Now the finish line to this harvest season is starting to emerge. How can you keep your eye on the prize and help your growers to the finish line? (Sponsored content)

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ARA Commends the Senate's Vote to Reform NEPA

Aug 04, 2022

The U.S. Senate voted to reverse the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) rulemaking related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Regulations Revisions. Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Senior Vice President of Public Policy & Counsel Richard Gupton issued a statement in support of the vote.

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