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ARA is Ready to Work with Secretary Vilsack

Feb 23, 2021

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement following the U.S. Senate's confirmation of Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

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ARA Fleet Optimization

ARA Works with Farmobile to Optimize Profitability in the Ag-Food Supply Chain

Jan 21, 2021

ARA today announced it is working with ARA member company Farmobile to further its mission — to support members in their quest to maintain a profitable business environment, adapt to a changing world and preserve their freedom to operate. The goal of the collaboration is to support agricultural retailers in getting the absolute most revenue out of one of the biggest line items in their P&Ls — their commercial fleet.

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White House

ARA Ready to Work with Biden Administration on Key Ag Retail Issues

Jan 20, 2021

Today, ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement following the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

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2020 ARA Conference & Expo Virtual

Agricultural Retailers Association Concludes Annual Conference and Expo with Election Result Impacts

Dec 03, 2020

ARA concluded its annual Conference & Expo with a keynote presentations and a panel featuring industry experts sharing insights on what impact the 2020 election results will have on the ag retail industry. 

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Jack Eberspacher Lifetime Achievement Award

Agricultural Retailers Association Honors Johnny Council with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dec 02, 2020

ARA honored Johnny Council of Grow West with the Jack Eberspacher Lifetime Achievement Award. Council received ARA’s highest individual honor for his steadfast contributions to ARA activities and his role in fundamentally advancing the ag retail industry.

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2020 ARA Conference

Agricultural Retailers Association Celebrates the 2020 Class of Rising Stars

Dec 02, 2020

ARA recently recognized its Rising Stars Class of 2020 in a video shown from the main stage during the closing session of the ARA Conference & Expo, held virtually on Dec. 1-2.

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Distinguished Service Award 2020

Agricultural Retailers Association Recognizes John Oster with Distinguished Service Award

Dec 02, 2020

ARA leadership recognized John Oster of Morral Companies with the ARA Distinguished Service Award for his support of the association and the agricultural retail industry.

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2020 ARA Conference & Expo Virtual

Agricultural Retailers Association Kicks Off First Virtual ARA Conference & Expo

Dec 01, 2020

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) convened its 2020 ARA Conference & Expo as a virtual event for the first time, featuring keynote speakers, engaging workshops, a 3D Expo Hall and networking opportunities to be conducted Dec. 1-2. See what some of the top industry leaders are saying about the event.

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Soy

EPA Provides Certainty to Ag Retailers and Farmers Through Dicamba Decision

Oct 27, 2020

ARA President & CEO Daren Coppock released a statement in response to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement that the agency has granted five-year registrations for dicamba herbicides.

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Corn field

New Study: Gas Car Ban Would Have Disproportionate Impact on U.S. Biofuels & Ag

Oct 27, 2020

Today, ARA, a member of the Transportation Fairness Alliance, released a new study that analyzes the impacts of increased electric vehicle penetration on U.S. biofuels, agriculture and the economy. The study found that U.S. light-duty and freight vehicle consumption of ethanol and biodiesel could decline up to 90 percent to 1.1 billion gallons and up to 61 percent to 0.8 billion gallons, respectively.

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