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ARA ENGAGE for Ag Leaders training in 2022

Recap of ENGAGE for Ag Leaders

Sep 02, 2022

A small but mighty group of ARA member representatives participated in the recent ARA ENGAGE for Ag Leaders training in St. Louis, Missouri, to tackle the best way to respond to the "nightmare" questions we may be asked about from consumers as well as our own family and friends who may have limited knowledge about the agricultural production practices and the services agricultural retailers provide.

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EPA building

Fact Sheet on EPA's New Risk Management Program Rule

Aug 23, 2022

ARA revised a Fact Sheet on the new EPA Risk Management Program (RMP) rule with highlighted provisions that are likely to impact ARA’s ag retail members.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley met with ARA member Asmus Farm Supply in Rake, Iowa.

Sen. Grassley Visits Asmus Farm Supply in Iowa

Jul 25, 2022

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley visited ARA member Asmus Farm Supply in Rake, Iowa, on July 7, 2022, to lead a Q&A session with 22 members of the local community as well as to tour the facility.

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Rachel Nelson

Meet ARA Summer Intern Rachel Nelson

Jul 22, 2022

ARA is proud to welcome Rachel Nelson as an intern this summer. Rachel is from Seneca, Illinois, and attends Iowa State University. Read her message to ARA members.

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planted crop rows with blue sky

ARA Partnered to Launch Farmer-Centric Research on Biologicals

Jun 28, 2022

ARA has partnered with Stratovation Group, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), and DC Legislative and Regulatory Services (DCLRS) to launch “Biologicals: Farmer Value, Perception and Potential,” a comprehensive research effort focused on understanding farmer opinions on the current use, issues, and potential for biologicals at field-level.

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Tim McArdle

Tim McArdle to Represent ResponsibleAg

Jun 14, 2022

A familiar retail industry leader is taking on responsibilities as a spokesman for ResponsibleAg. Tim McArdle, immediate past chair of ResponsibleAg and retired COO with Brandt, will serve as ResponsibleAg Industry Ambassador, according to Gary Vogen, board chair and vice president of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Yara.

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2021 Earth Day

ARA Celebrates Earth Day

Apr 20, 2022

ARA celebrates Earth Day and the ag retailers working with their farmer customers as trusted advisors every day to deploy the best methods to protect the environment for generations to come. Find aggregate data showing ARA members' commitment to environmental stewardship as well as an opportunity to get involved.

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Leah Franklin Headshot

ARA Welcomes New Manager of Programs to the Team

Mar 08, 2022

ARA is proud to announce Leah Franklin as the new Manager of Programs. Learn more about her background in this message to ARA members.

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ARA Joins Stakeholders Reaffirming Glyphosate Safety Following Court Arguments

Jan 10, 2022

ARA along with other industry stakeholders responded to court arguments with a statement reaffirming the safe and effective use of glyphosate, an important herbicide that enables conservation practices such as reduced field tillage.

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2021 ARA Rising Stars

2021 ARA Rising Stars Share What Leadership in Ag Means to Them

Dec 02, 2021

The 2021 ARA Rising Stars created videos telling what leadership in agriculture means to them. These Rising Stars were nominated by their company for their achievements and were honored at the annual ARA Conference & Expo.

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