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2021 ARA Conference & Expo

Ag Retailer Panel at ARA Conference & Expo

Sep 14, 2021

Our industry is no stranger to resiliency and the need to adapt as new challenges arise. However, that resiliency was put to the test over the last 18 months as a pandemic swept across the country (and world), causing regulatory uncertainty and supply chain disruptions on top of already worsening weather events and a change in administrations.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus

A Letter to Members: Support Vaccination Efforts in Your Community

Sep 08, 2021

ARA President & CEO Daren Coppock joined his colleagues at other national and regional agricultural organizations to write an open letter to membership in support of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. In the letter, ARA and the undersigned urge members to make science-based decisions like they do everyday and work to get their team and communities vaccinated against the virus that has caused so many disruptions in our lives.

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Helpful Links on COVID-19

Apr 19, 2021

Information, guidance and resources to be used to help agricultural retailers and distributors continue operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ARA Successfully Lobbied for an Exception for Certain H-2 South African Workers

Jan 29, 2021

ARA successfully lobbied Congress and the Biden administration on a national interest exemption for certain H-2 travelers from South Africa along with other national and state ag groups.

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COVID-19

New COVID-19 Relief Package: What it Means for Ag Retailers

Dec 22, 2020

After eight long months since the last COVID-19 relief legislation, Congress passed a fifth stimulus totaling $900 billion in relief including $600 direct payments to individuals and families, enhanced unemployment benefits, small business aid, and funding for distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the specifics.

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The Scoop Podcast

The Scoop Podcast: The 2020 Election & Ag Retail

Oct 26, 2020

ARA's Richard Gupton recaps the latest action on COVID-19 legislation, the Supreme Court nomination and explains what the election could mean for issues such as climate change, taxes, pesticide products and more.

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COVID-19

How to Access the ARA Webinar on COVID-19 Litigation Strategies

Oct 05, 2020

Learn practical steps and best practices for ag retailers to prevent or successfully defeat COVID-19 litigation from Faegre Drinker.

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Safe+Sound 2020

ARA Participates in OSHA Safe+Sound Week, Shares Member Stories

Aug 10, 2020

ARA is proud to participate in OSHA Safe + Sound Week on Aug. 10-16 by sharing safety stories from members and encouraging members to stay informed.

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The Scoop Podcast

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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