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ARA Commends House Passage of Bipartisan WRDA Bill

Jul 29, 2020

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released a statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the bipartisan H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020.

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Maximize Your ARA Membership (The Scoop)

Jul 27, 2020

ARA’s strength in Washington as an advocate of ag retailers depends on the sustained investment by our members. We’ve compiled these tips to make the most of your membership dollars.

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CoBank Report

Summer 2020 Economic Outlook: Rural Industries Adapt to Coronavirus Reality

Jul 26, 2020

Over the past four months, every rural industry has grappled with how to adjust its business to remain relevant and sustainable in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about how COVID-19 has impacted agriculture and other rural industries in the latest Quarterly Economic report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

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ARA Joins Keep GPS Working Coalition

Jul 21, 2020

ARA joined the Keep GPS Working Coalition after a recent FCC decision that threatens GPS reliability for ag retailers and millions of Americans who rely on these technologies.

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ARA Celebrates CFATS Reauthorization

Jul 20, 2020

Following action by the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation reauthorizing the DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program for three years, which was set to expire on July 23, 2020. ARA's Daren Coppock released a following statement celebrating this action.

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Helpful Links on COVID-19

Jul 19, 2020

Information, guidance and resources to be used to help agricultural retailers and distributors continue operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Growing Farms of the Future: Using Smart Tech in Smarter Ways

Jul 18, 2020

By the year 2050, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts
there will be 9.6 billion people on this planet, which will require a 70 percent increase in
food production. (Sponsored Content)

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ARA Supports NEPA Reforms to Speed Up Rural Infrastructure Projects

Jul 15, 2020

ARA supports reforms made to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced in the final rule today. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement.

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The Scoop Podcast

Trade, Dicamba, Transportation: An Update From DC With ARA (The Scoop)

Jul 06, 2020

Richard Gupton says there are ongoing unknowns across a spectrum of regulatory, policy, and legal fronts that are directly affecting ag retailers. He shares the latest on trade, transportation, dicamba and more in The Scoop.

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ARA Celebrates USMCA's Entry into Full Force Today

Jul 01, 2020

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is celebrating the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement's (USMCA) entry into full force today. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement:

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