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Rep. Miller-Meeks with Iowa Fly-In Group

ARA Fly-In Moves the Needle in Washington

Mar 19, 2024

ARA hosted more than 90 ARA members and industry leaders for a Legislative Fly-In day to discuss key issues impacting the ag retail industry with 120 members of Congress and their staff. This event is held annually in conjunction with the ARA Winter Board & Committee Meetings in the Washington, DC area.

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ARA Endorses FACA Farm Bill Policies

Feb 22, 2023

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is proud to endorse the 2023 farm bill policy priorities announced today by the Food and Agricultural Climate Alliance (FACA).

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Rep. David Kustoff

Fly-In Builds Unstoppable Momentum for Ag Industry

Feb 16, 2023

With the Farm Bill up for reauthorization this year, the more than 130 meetings between ARA member representatives and their elected officials and staff on both sides of the aisle of the 118th U.S. Congress will be critical to successful grassroots advocacy efforts at the federal level. Key issues that impact ag retail were discussed.

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Update on ARA Virtual Fly-In Visits with Congress

Apr 08, 2022

ARA members participate in grassroots engagement efforts during the annual legislative fly-in. Held virtually this year, the visits are a chance for ag retailers and suppliers to sound their voice about issues impacting their operations and community among elected officials and their staff in Congress.

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Farm Bill

Ag retailers and distributors are vital to the nation's food security success, and a Farm Bill that supports ARA members in their quest to serve farmer customers with the right crop inputs and preserves important safety nets is crucial.

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Excluding CCC from CR Pulls the Rug Out from Under Farmers, Ag Retailers

Sep 22, 2020

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released a statement in response to the continuing resolution (CR) released by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats extending funding for government operations through Dec. 11.

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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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