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Distinguished Service Award

ARA Honors Farrell Growth Group President Ron Farrell 

Dec 04, 2019

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) honored Farrell Growth Group President Ron Farrell with the 2019 Jack Eberspacher Lifetime Achievement Award.

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2019 ARA Retailer of the Year

Premier Companies Named ARA 2019 Retailer of the Year

Dec 04, 2019

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) named Premier Ag its 2019 Retailer of the Year.

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McArdle award

ARA Recognizes BRANDT’s Tim McArdle 

Dec 04, 2019

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) leadership recognized Tim McArdle, executive vice president at BRANDT, with the ARA Distinguished Service Award for his support of the association and the agricultural retail industry.

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ARA Golf Tournament

ARA Convenes Annual Conference, Board Takes Action for Long-Term Success

Dec 03, 2019

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Sponsored Content: Penn State Research Demonstrates Significant Increase in Feed Efficiency with Unique Corn Silage

Dec 03, 2019

Research by Penn State University found a 4% increase (6% increase uncorrected) in ECM feed efficiency with Enogen® Feed corn silage – with no negative effect on rumen fermentation.1 The unique Syngenta hybrids, available from NK Seeds retailers, feature an in-seed technology that converts starch to usable sugars more quickly than other corn.

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Shifting Ground: Mega-Mergers to Realign Farm Retailers

Nov 26, 2019

The stressed farm economy and intense competition have driven gross margins to near- or below-breakeven levels for seed and crop protection suppliers. Manufacturer rebate programs are helping keep these agribusinesses afloat, but the slew of crop protection and seed company mega-mergers mean that these programs are likely to change – possibly requiring larger volumes for rebates and tying together discounts for seed and crop protection products.

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agriculture trade

ARA Commends EPA Issuance of Risk Management Program (RMP) Reconsideration Final Rule

Nov 21, 2019

EPA issues changes to Risk Management Program (RMP).

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Sponsored Content: Seed Investment Helps Farmers End Challenging Season on Positive Note

Nov 14, 2019

After a growing season that was predictable only in its unpredictability, harvest is finding NK® corn and soybeans from Syngenta offering farmers much-needed stability – delivering winning yields in fields across the U.S.

NK hybrids and varieties combine the latest in seed technology with top-of-the-line genetics, producing crops that withstand some of the biggest in-field challenges. Even in a tumultuous year, characteristics like broad adaptibility and disease tolerance have helped NK growers maintain maximum return on investment.

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ARA Staff

News Release: ARA Welcomes Danielle Sikes to Policy Team

Oct 28, 2019

ARA welcomed Danielle Sikes to the organization in the role of Director of Public Policy.

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Fertilizer Spraying

News Release: ARA Applauds EPA Proposed Revisions to Application Zone Requirements

Oct 24, 2019

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock issued a statement in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) release of a proposal that provides targeted revisions to the Worker Protection Standards (WPS) Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ) requirements.

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