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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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COVID-19 Coronavirus

Helpful Links on COVID-19

Jun 25, 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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Rural Boardband Coalition

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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CMV Driver

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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AgriPulse ARA article

Lack of drivers concerns ag retailers (AgriPulse)

Apr 01, 2020

ARA's Richard Gupton and Daren Coppock highlight what FMCSA is doing to relieve the driver burden and what next steps can be taken.

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Transportation & Infrastructure

An economically efficient, effective intermodal transportation system is important for the financial well-being of agricultural business and rural communities throughout the U.S.

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AgPro Podcast

AgPro Radio Podcast: What to Expect From DC in 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Hear about what's next in 2020 from ARA's Richard Gupton as he gives four timely updates on trade, surface transportation and policy engagement in this episode of the AgPro Radio podcast.

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USDOT hours


Aug 14, 2019

The FMCSA is encouraging everyone to review and comment on this proposal within the 45-day public comment period.

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