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Atticus Wheat


Mar 01, 2021

As your wheat and other cereal grower customers look for solutions to decrease lodging, many turn to plant growth regulators (PGRs) to ensure strong stalks and an easier harvest. However, growers are often deterred from using beneficial PGRs due to their high cost. Atticus, LLC is cautioning against employing risky growing practices to avoid using PGRs and offers alternatives without the heavy price tag of branded products currently on the market. (Sponsored content)

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ARA-Farmobile Fleet Optimization

Optimize fleet ROI

Mar 01, 2021

March is here and the clock is ticking in preparation for spring field work. What if you could do just one thing different this season to increase margins and add dollars to your fleet’s bottom line? You can — there’s time before the season hits.

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The Scoop Podcast

Top Regulatory & Policy Issues for Ag Retailers to Watch (The Scoop Podcast)

Feb 24, 2021

ARA's Richard Gupton joins The Scoop Podcast, ARA's official magazine and podcast partner, to discuss the top regulatory and policy issues for ag retailers to watch. He also explains how ag retailers can get engaged.

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ARA is Ready to Work with Secretary Vilsack

Feb 23, 2021

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement following the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

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Corteva Agriscience

Are your customers’ weed control plans in place for the 2021 season?

Feb 23, 2021

We’re deep into winter at the moment, but spring will be here before you know it. Are your customers’ weed control plans in place for the 2021 season? Now is a great time to review those plans to help your customers stay ahead of difficult weeds this season. (Sponsored content)

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Field sunrise

ARA Remembers Ford B. West

Feb 16, 2021

The ARA family was saddened to learn of the recent passing of Ford B. West after his 34-year career at the helm of The Fertilizer Institute. Read more about his legacy among ag retailers specifically.

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New Year, New Administration, New Priorities For Ag Retail (The Scoop)

Feb 15, 2021

The beginning of a new year brings the opportunity for ARA members to refocus the member-led organization’s policy priorities for the coming year. ARA’s Washington-based policy team has been working for months with the Biden administration transition team and staffers on Capitol Hill to bring them up to speed on the issues. As determined by the membership, ARA’s policy priorities for 2021 include the following.

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Safe pesticide use

ARA Celebrates National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Feb 10, 2021

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month to raise awareness for pesticide safety education and share best practices for safe pesticide use.

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BASF provysol

Provysol Fungicide Receives Label Updates

Feb 09, 2021

Provysol® fungicide, powered by Revysol® fungicide, the first and only isopropanol-azole on the market, has recently received EPA and state approvals for updates to its label including: reduced Pre-Harvest Interval (PHI) to seven days for sugarbeets, suppression of powdery mildew in sugarbeets, approval for use in-furrow in sugarcane, addition of fruiting vegetables and cucurbits, and reduced plant back interval restrictions to zero days for rotational crops including cotton, rice, sunflowers, alfalfa and onions. (Sponsored content)

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The advancement of reniform-nematode-resistant cottonseed varieties will help farmers increase production and profitability.

Latest in-plant innovations maximize variety, farmland potential

Feb 08, 2021

The first varieties providing resistance to reniform nematodes were recently released by PhytoGen® cottonseed, the U.S. cottonseed brand of Corteva Agriscience. Stacked with the PhytoGen Breeding Trait™ for root-knot nematode (RKN) resistance, these two varieties deliver the best in-plant nematode protection package in the cottonseed market. (Sponsored content)

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