ARA Legislative Fly-In
ARA needs your support and active involvement in an effort to strengthen ongoing advocacy efforts with your members of Congress to bring about necessary legislation and policies that benefit agricultural retailers, farmer customers and rural communities.
2022 ARA Legislative Fly-In
Registration has reopened with a virtual schedule for the 2022 ARA Legislative Fly-In, held Feb. 22 through April 8. If you were already registered for the in-person event, you will need to re-register.
The virtual fly-in will kick off on Feb. 22 with educational sessions:
- Mastering Congressional Meetings 101 (11 a.m. EST)
- Federal Issues Briefing (2 p.m. EST)
Virtual fly-in visits with your legislative officials will be grouped by regions each week from March 1 through April 8. Register and view the full agenda by clicking the button below.
2021 ARA Virtual Fly-In Summary
Since Feb. 11, the ARA staff and members have completed 124 virtual meetings with their elected officials in Congress as part of the 2021 ARA Legislative Fly-In. Thank you to the more than 100 members for sounding your voice on issues that matter to you and your farmer-customers. To see what issues are on the discussion table this year, check out these advocacy resources. View photos from recent fly-in meetings and watch out for more updates!
All ARA member representatives are invited to participate because ARA counts on their support and involvement to facilitate ongoing advocacy efforts with their members of Congress to bring about necessary legislation and policies that benefit agricultural retailers, their farmer customers, and America's rural communities.
Future fly-ins will be communicated via email and posted to ARA's calendar of events.
2020 ARA Fly-In Recap (in-person)
“It was great to quickly catch up with Under Secretary Bill Northey! I love the opportunities being a member of the Agricultural Retailers Association brings for Asmus Farm Supply."
- Amy Asmus, Asmus Farm Supply