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January 7, 2010
MACA members should keep an eye on storage, water, and education issues going forward.
January 7, 2010
In 2010, CropLife America will spend time battling legislation in the courts and the Beltway.
September 29, 2009
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) has joined others in the ag industry to voice concerns about pending legislation affect on your retail facilities.
September 4, 2009
Jobs are at risk in rural America as the climate debate rages.
August 9, 2009
A U.S. Court issued an order denying ag's request for a rehearing in a case affecting crop protection applications involving water bodies.
July 6, 2009
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) President Ford B. West explains the ag industry's concerns about the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week. What's on the list?
June 8, 2009
ARA invites members and state regulators to join a conference call with the EPA regarding the Pesticide Container and Containment Rule on Thursday, June 11.
June 1, 2009
EPA has created new guidelines for the proper handling and containment of pesticide containers, and CropLife eNews is providing you immediate access to the pamphlet, courtesy of the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA).
May 19, 2009
As part of an industry effort to obtain more permanent protection for the hours of service (HOS) agricultural exemption, the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) has extended its deadline to take an important survey to May 22. Your input is needed!
May 4, 2009
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) challenges claims made against the hours of service legislation agricultural exemption.
April 7, 2009
EPA is delaying the effective compliance date of the final rule amending the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) regulations issued in the Federal Register on Dec. 5, 2008. The SPCC amendments will now become effective on Jan. 14, 2010,
October 29, 2008
Crop protection product manufacturers will now have to follow updated label requirements for storage and disposal.
October 13, 2008
Chances are, water issues are impacting your state. Here are three things that should be top-of-mind.
September 24, 2008
EPA has denied hiding information related to a crop protection product that Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) alleges caused the U.S. honeybee colony collapse.
September 12, 2008
Spray drift is certain to remain a hot button management and policy issue for the foreseeable future.
September 12, 2008
The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) conveyed a simple message to its members — following a "cookie-cutter" business model will not work in today's ag world.
September 9, 2008
Mid America Croplife Association is testing product traceability at three dealerships this season.
May 21, 2008
The Food, Conservation & Energy Act of 2008 Conference Report (H.R. 2419) -- also known as the 2008 farm bill -- has passed in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Several key policies benefit ag retailers.
January 15, 2008
Get set to also register your ammonium nitrate records with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
January 2, 2008
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) has named U.S. Rep. Marion Berry (D-AK) is this year's recipient of the ARA Legislator of the Year Award.