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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

Recently, ARA’s newly formed Climate Stewardship/Carbon Credit Working Group met with staff of Senators Stabenow, D-Miss., 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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CoBank Q1 Report

CoBank Quarterly: US Economy Gathers Momentum

Apr 20, 2021

The U.S. economy continues to outperform expectations as stimulus funds are fueling robust consumer spending. Consensus forecasts point to 7% GDP growth for 2021, the fastest rate of expansion since 1984. Inflation is inevitable, however, as the 2020 price declines will widen year-over-year inflation over the next two quarters, and new upward price pressure should push headline inflation above 3%. (Sponsored content)

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BeSure! for Applicators

BeSure! This Growing Season

Apr 19, 2021

Spring has sprung and the growing season is upon us! This year, BeSure! is back with its third annual national campaign to promote best management practices. ARA is proud to support the BeSure! campaign again this year.

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Crisis Preparedness

How ResponsibleAg Can Help You – Safety, Security & Saving Money

Apr 09, 2021

How ResponsibleAg Can Help You – Safety, Security & Saving Money is a webinar held in partnership with ARA and The Fertilizer Institute to share how the industry-led initiative ResponsibleAg is helping agribusinesses comply with EHS&S regulations to keep their employees, customers and community safe while saving them time and money. Watch the webinar recording to learn more.

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STB reform

ARA Praises STB Final Rule on Demurrage Charges

Apr 08, 2021

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement regarding the Surface Transportation Board's (STB) final rule on demurrage charges.

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Seed Treatment guide

Follow the Basic Steps for Stewardship of Treated Seed

Apr 06, 2021

As planting season begins across the country, ARA reminds ag retailers to follow the basic steps for stewardship of treated seed.

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Warmer Weather Sparks Specialty Crop Pests...And Customer Calls

Apr 01, 2021

As the weather starts to warm, insect numbers – and calls from customers – rise. By partnering now with Atticus, LLC, retailers can help specialty crop growers manage what Mother Nature throws at them this season with integrated pest management advice and relevant crop protection solutions. (Sponsored content)

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