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Oct 26, 2020

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

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Lynnco Blog

Vertical Supply Chain - An Exercise in Thought

Sep 15, 2020

In June, LynnCo led a webinar for ARA membership discussing three strategy considerations when reviewing your supply chain: network optimization, inventory optimization (SKU rationalization), and final mile considerations. This white paper created by ARA member LynnCo expands on the previous webinar's approach to transforming supply chains.

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ARA Commends House Passage of Bipartisan WRDA Bill

Jul 29, 2020

ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released a statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the bipartisan H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020.

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ARA Joins Keep GPS Working Coalition

Jul 21, 2020

ARA joined the Keep GPS Working Coalition after a recent FCC decision that threatens GPS reliability for ag retailers and millions of Americans who rely on these technologies.

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ARA Supports NEPA Reforms to Speed Up Rural Infrastructure Projects

Jul 15, 2020

ARA supports reforms made to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced in the final rule today. ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock released the following statement.

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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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ARA Joins the American Connections Broadband Coalition

Jun 04, 2020

ARA joined the American Connections Broadband Coalition, a diverse group of companies supporting the expansion of rural broadband and improving underserved areas.

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FMCSA Updates to Hours of Service Rules are Welcome Reforms for Ag Retailers

May 14, 2020

ARA's Richard Gupton released the following statement in support of the DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules.

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2019 ARA Retailer of the Year Premier Ag

Maintaining Business During a Busy Planting Season and Deadly Pandemic

Apr 30, 2020

Harold Cooper, CEO of the 2019 ARA Retailer of the Year award-winning company Premier Ag, recently wrote to ARA about his take on the current state of the regulatory environment and what it means to be an ARA member in a time of crisis.

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Important Exemptions During COVID-19 Crisis For Ag Retail (AgPro)

Apr 13, 2020

Listen to this AgPro podcast episode to hear ARA's Richard Gupton explain important exemptions taking place for aretailers amid the COVID-19 crisis related to hours of service and alternatives to N95 masks for essential ag workers.

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