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ARA Encouraged by Progress on Seasonal Ag CDL Reform

Jun 16, 2021

Today the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a mark-up on S. 2016, the Surface Transportation Investment Act. ARA has been working closely with Senator Moran, R-Kan., Senator Thune, R-S.D., and allies on Capitol Hill to encourage reform to the Farm-Related Restricted Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program, more commonly referred to as the Seasonal Ag CDL program ahead of this mark-up. Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Counsel Richard Gupton issued the following statement.

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Morgan Hasler

ARA Welcomes 2021 Summer Intern

Jun 15, 2021

ARA welcomes a new intern for the summer of 2021 who comes from North Dakota State University. Morgan Hasler is bringing her previous work experiences in sustainability, global agriculture, education, and research to the ARA team. Learn more about her background.

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ARA Encourages EPA, Department of the Army to Continue to Rely on Science and Common Sense in any WOTUS Changes

Jun 09, 2021

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock issued a statement in response to the announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army (the agencies) on their intent to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS).

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ARA Toolkit Builds Trust Among Local Community, Farmers & Media

May 25, 2021

Foster positive relationships and build trust between your company, your community and your local media with the new ARA Community & Media Relations Toolkit.

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Help Your Growers Plan Their 2021 Dicamba Weed Control Program

May 18, 2021

While getting seed in the ground is usually the first challenge facing growers, maintain effective weed control ranks a solid second. Providing advice to growers on timely post-emergent herbicide applications can be critical to preserving yields and generating profits. (Sponsored content)

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Stepping up for ag retail

May 17, 2021

We talk a lot about doing business differently and supporting ag retail, but talk without action is a lot of wasted breath. And we like to deliver on our promises. So, this year, we’re going all in to celebrate everything that retail does. Because it’s about time a seed brand supported you like you support others. (Sponsored content)

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How to Host a Successful Congressional Visit at Your Facility

May 13, 2021

With summer recess approaching and members of Congress returning to their districts, now is the best time to start planning to host your elected official(s) for a tour of your facility. That is why ARA created the Congressional Facility Visit Guide with best practices and media samples to give you a step-by-step resource to hosting a successful visit that will pave the way for a lasting relationship with your elected officials.

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ARA Leading in Carbon Credit Market Discussion

May 04, 2021

ARA’s newly formed Climate Stewardship/Carbon Credit Working Group met with staff of Senators Stabenow, D-Mich., and Braun, R-Ind., about S. 1251 - Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021. Learn more about what was discussed and what's next for ARA's Working Group.

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Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021 Passes Committee, ARA Urges Swift Passage in Full Senate

Apr 22, 2021

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry voted unanimously in support of S. 1251, Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2021. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement.

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2021 Earth Day

ARA Celebrates Earth Day

Apr 20, 2021

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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