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FMCSA Updates to Hours of Service Rules are Welcome Reforms for Ag Retailers

May 14, 2020

ARA's Richard Gupton released the following statement in support of the DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules.

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Maintaining Business During a Busy Planting Season and Deadly Pandemic

Apr 30, 2020

Harold Cooper, CEO of the 2019 ARA Retailer of the Year award-winning company Premier Ag, recently wrote to ARA about his take on the current state of the regulatory environment and what it means to be an ARA member in a time of crisis.

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ARA Supports Navigable Waters Protection Rule's Publishing

Apr 21, 2020

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement today after EPA and the Army published the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “Waters of the United States” in the Federal Register.

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ARA Joins in Glyphosate Litigation

Apr 21, 2020

ARA joined a nationwide coalition of agricultural and professional stakeholders in a motion to intervene in Rural Coalition et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency et al., which challenges EPA’s Interim Registration Review Decision on glyphosate.

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Sponsored Content: Spring 2020 Agronomy Outlook

Apr 14, 2020

CoBank Sponsored Content on the agronomy outlook from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange.

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ARA, CLA and TFI Announce Office Co-Location to Begin in 2021

Apr 14, 2020

ARA, CropLife America, and The Fertilizer Institute announced that the three organizations will co-locate to Arlington, Va., beginning in January 2021. Each organization will retain its focus on the needs of its respective members, but the move is expected to create greater opportunities for collaboration that can enhance each organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.

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Important Exemptions During COVID-19 Crisis For Ag Retail (AgPro)

Apr 13, 2020

Listen to this AgPro podcast episode to hear ARA's Richard Gupton explain important exemptions taking place for aretailers amid the COVID-19 crisis related to hours of service and alternatives to N95 masks for essential ag workers.

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Lack of drivers concerns ag retailers (AgriPulse)

Apr 01, 2020

ARA's Richard Gupton and Daren Coppock highlight what FMCSA is doing to relieve the driver burden and what next steps can be taken.

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ARA Proud to Support the BeSure! Stewardship Campaign to Protect Pollinators

Mar 31, 2020

ARA is proud to support the annual BeSure! stewardship campaign that aims to protect pollinators during the planting season.

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ARA Commends Congress on CARES Act Passage

Mar 27, 2020

ARA commends Congress on CARES Act Passage amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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