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ARA Honors Sens. Moran and Young with Legislator of the Year Award

May 19, 2022

Recently ARA presented Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana with its Legislator of the Year Award. The award is an annual ARA tradition that serves to recognize one or more legislators who have championed issues that impact agricultural retailers and the entire agriculture industry.

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Tech Hub LIVE

Meister Media Worldwide to Hold 2022 Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo in Indianapolis This Summer

May 17, 2022

Launched in 2021 to fill the market void for an event broadly addressing the full range of new data-driven, digital agriculture innovations, the inaugural Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo was in its first year the largest event serving this market. ARA is proud to support this program.

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SCOTUS

ARA Applauds SCOTUS on Vaccine Mandate Decision

Jan 13, 2022

Today the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s emergency rule that would have required employers with more than 100 employees to either get proof of vaccination or require weekly testing of employees. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock issued a statement in support of the decision.

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Congress

ARA Joins More Than 350 Organizations to Voice Support for Existing Pesticide Law

Jan 12, 2022

ARA joined more than 350 organizations engaged with pesticide products in a letter sent to members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that affirms these organization’s support the pesticide regulatory system in place today under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

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US Ag Trade

ARA Applauds House Action on Ocean Shipping Reform, Urges Senate to Follow Suit

Dec 09, 2021

Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) President and CEO Daren Coppock issued a statement of support following the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021.

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COVID-19

ARA Supports Senate's Vote Nullifying Vaccine Mandate

Dec 08, 2021

ARA supports today's vote by the U.S. Senate to nullify the Biden administration's vaccine mandate. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement.

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Ian McGregor 2022 Chair

ARA Installs Ian McGregor as Chairman

Dec 02, 2021

Today ARA installed Ian McGregor of The McGregor Company as chairman of the association during the closing session of the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo. McGregor succeeds Rod Wells with GROWMARK Inc., in the role and will serve a two-year term.

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2021 Conference Policy Panel

ARA Concludes Annual Conference and Expo

Dec 02, 2021

Today the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) concluded its annual Conference & Expo with two panels of industry experts and an off-site local ag tour. The 2022 ARA Conference and Expo will be held Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, in San Diego, Calif.

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2021 Rising Stars

Agricultural Retailers Association Celebrates 2021 Rising Stars

Dec 02, 2021

Today the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) recognized a group of emerging leaders as part of its Rising Stars professional development program at the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo.

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Valley Ag 2021 Retailer of the Year

Valley Ag Named ARA Retailer of the Year

Dec 01, 2021

Today the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) honored Valley Ag with its Retailer of the Year Award during the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo.

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