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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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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: Ninth Circuit Decision Sets Precedent Dangerous for Agriculture

Jun 17, 2020

ARA President & CEO Daren Coppock wrote an op-ed in AgPro explaining how the Ninth Circuit Court decision to vacate three dicamba registrations sets a dangerous precedent for agriculture.

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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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Ag Retailers Association: Goal Is to Keep Business Running Smoothly (AgriTalk)

Mar 24, 2020

ARA President & CEO Daren Coppock joined host Chip Flory on AgriTalk to discuss how ARA is helping ensure ag retailers can keep operating and supplying farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Trusted Advisers Deliver In Times of Crisis

Mar 16, 2020

ARA In the News: Trusted Advisers Deliver In Times of Crisis

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AgPro Radio Podcast: Update Direct From DC

Jan 17, 2020

Hear about progress on two trade fronts and 2018 Farm Bill implementation from ARA's Hunter Carpenter in this episode of the AgPro Radio podcast.

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AgPro Radio Podcast: What to Expect From DC in 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Hear about what's next in 2020 from ARA's Richard Gupton as he gives four timely updates on trade, surface transportation and policy engagement in this episode of the AgPro Radio podcast.

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Outdated Transportation


Jul 17, 2019

ARA's Senior Vice President of Public Policy & Counsel Richard Gupton talked to Farm Journal's AgPro Podcast about outdated transportation and compliance regulations that are impacting agricultural retailers, distributors and manufacturers.

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