Top 10 Ag Retail Stories From 2020

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While the past year had plenty of twists and turns, our top 10 list of most read articles in 2020 is, well, predictable. 

Thanks to the ongoing evolution to our lives due to COVID-19, our coverage of the pandemic and its effect on ag retail served as a resource to the audience, and those stories dominate this list. 

Also, the trend of industry consolidation and the trend of increased e-commerce also make an appearance on the top 10. 

As we sit between Election Day and inauguration day, our recap from a panel discussion during the ARA online conference pops up as a top story.

Here’s the full list:

  1. Homeland Security Recognizes Agriculture as Critical Industry 
  2. China Doesn’t Need Corn, Here’s Why They May Be Buying 
  3. Coronavirus: “Profound Impacts” On Fertilizer and Crop Protection 
  4. Wells Fargo Economist: Biggest Threat to Farming Is Tesla 
  5. Billion-Dollar Agronomy Business Merger 
  6. 7 Tips For Ag Retail Salespeople During COVID-19 
  7. Ag Retailers Watching COVID-19, Modify Work Schedules, Cancel Events 
  8. The Scoop's 40 Under 40 for 2020 
  9. Farmers Buying Online Nearly Doubles 
  10. What Ag Retail Can Expect From A Biden Administration 


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