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ARA, Ag Groups Urge Congress to Pass Tentative Agreement, Avoid Rail Strike

Nov 30, 2022

ARA joined more than 200 members of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group today urging Congress to pass legislation to avoid a national rail strike.

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ARA Honors Tim McArdle with Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 30, 2022

Today the ARA honored Tim McArdle with the Jack Eberspacher Lifetime Achievement Award for his legacy of leadership at the Brandt Co., and across the industry.

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ARA Convenes Annual Conference, Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Nov 29, 2022

ARA kicked off its 2022 Conference & Expo with more than 600 agricultural retail industry professionals convening to share insights, network, and celebrate 30 years of ARA.

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New Grass, Broadleaf Weed Control Option for Wheat Growers

Nov 01, 2022

Finding trusted weed control options in wheat production is difficult as well as time consuming. Growers have limited resources to perform their own trial work for every new product that comes to market, and weather patterns are ever changing. That’s why UPL has continued to evaluate new technologies and consistently improved existing technologies to better serve their grower customers. (Sponsored content)

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Improving yield and efficiency with year-round planning

Oct 12, 2022

Planning isn’t a one and done task—it’s a year-round opportunity to improve yield and efficiency. Everything that happens during the growing season informs how you can better tackle future seasons. When it comes to improving year-round planning, you need to see the big picture. Whether you’re determining which seed to plant, which inputs to use, or heading out for harvest, Taranis crop intelligence puts every field at your fingertips with precision insights. (Sponsored content)

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ARA Commends FMCSA Seasonal Ag CDL Reforms

Sep 29, 2022

Today ARA applauds the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for publishing reforms to the Seasonal Ag CDL program. ARA Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Counsel Richard Gupton issued a statement.

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ARA, CPDA Host Adjuvant Advantage for Sales Agronomist Webinar

Sep 27, 2022

Developing a uniform industry adjuvant educational program for the agricultural retail industry is the focus of a webinar the Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) is sponsoring in partnership with the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) starting at 1:00 p.m. EST on Nov. 1.

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ARA Encouraged by Announcement of Tentative Rail Labor Agreement

Sep 15, 2022

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is encouraged and relieved by the White House announcement this morning of a tentative agreement reached between the rail carriers and labor unions.

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ARA Applauds USDA for Advancing Climate-Smart Pilot Program & Including ARA Members

Sep 14, 2022

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its consideration and selection of pilot projects through its Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Program. ARA supported several of its member companies who were listed as major partners in several awarded grant applications. 

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ARA Brings EPA Officials to Learn at Ag Retail Facilities

Sep 06, 2022

ARA hosted more than 30 staff from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) to two ag retail facilities operated by ARA members located just a few hours outside of our nation’s capital.

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