2017 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference

The Agricultural Retailers Association is celebrating 25 years of service to support sellers of seeds, nutrients, crop protection products, farm equipment, precision technology and agronomic services.

The organization is holding its annual conference and expo November 28-30 in Phoenix.

This virtual ag newsroom, courtesy of ARA, includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

Photos –
2017 ARA Conference and Expo Photo Album

Audio –
Ag Retailers Celebrating Silver AnniversaryInterview with outgoing ARA chair Tim McArdle
Pre-Conference Workshop – Dicamba Lessons Learned in 2017 – Moderated by Daren Coppock, ARA.  Panelists include Dr. Ford Baldwin, Practical Weed Solutions and Dr. Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia –
Dicamba Presentations and Q&A
Arizona FFA State President & Secretary Welcome Message
Arizona FFA
“Change not a Choice” for AgribusinessJim Collins, DowDuPont Keynote Speech
Daren Coppock, ARA Annual Report
Andrew Myburgh, Wheat Growers –
AGCO Operator of the Year
Asmus Farm Supply Named ARA Retailer of the Year
ARA Retailer of the Year, Asmus Farm Supply
ARA Presents Distinguished Service and Lifetime Awards
ARA Distinguished Service, Steve Nielsen
ARA Lifetime Achievement, Tip O'Neill
Agriculture Secretary Addresses Ag Retailers
Secretary Perdue at ARA2017
Secretary Perdue press gaggle
New Ag Retailers Chair Has Game Plan
Interview with new ARA chair John Oster, Morral Companies
Dicamba – part two
Dicamba Perspectives from Monsanto and BASF
Dicamba 2018 comment from Gary Schmitz, BASF
Dicamba 2018 comment from Ty Witten, Monsanto
GROWMARK’s Wells Joins ARA Executive Committee
Interview with Rod Wells, GROWMARK
Interview with Leroy Startz, ING Capital