Biotechnology

Support Dicamba – USDA Public Comment Period Now Open

USDA is now accepting public comments on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Monsanto’s next generation dicamba-tolerant weed management technologies, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ … Read More »

Federal Court Declares Kauai County Ordinance Restricting Use of Pesticides, GMOs Invalid

The Kauai County Ordinance restricting the use of pesticides and GMOs has been declared invalid. Last July, ASA urged the rejection of the proposed county … Read More »

ASA Leaders Meet with DuPont Pioneer

ASA President Ray Gaesser and ASA staff met with DuPont Pioneer executives this week to discuss issues and programs affecting the soy industry. Topics included … Read More »

ASA Urges Action on Pending Biotech Approvals in Letters to USTR, EU Commission

In letters sent this week to the European Commission and the U.S. Trade Representative, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged that the European Union (EU) … Read More »

ASA and ISA Team Up to Deliver Inaugural Biotech Roundtable

ASA Illinois Director Ron Moore and CEO Steve Censky, along with President Ray Gaesser of Iowa spoke with more than 100 farmers, researchers, leaders of … Read More »

ASA Promotes U.S. Soy at Oilseed Market and Trade Forum in China

Earlier in June, ASA presented the positives of U.S. soy at the Grain and Oilseed Market and Trade Forum in China. ASA Board Member Alan … Read More »

ASA’s Wilkins Testifies on Importance of Biotech Trade Policy for Soybean Farmers

Greenwood, Del., farmer and American Soybean Association (ASA) Treasurer Richard Wilkins appeared on Capitol Hill today before the Senate Committee on Finance to testify about … Read More »

Biobased Products Enjoy the Spotlight in Washington

This week in Washington, DC the U.S. biobased products sector was the subject of attention on several fronts.  On Tuesday, June 17 the Senate Ag … Read More »

BPC Honors Senators Stabenow and Harkin

WASHINGTON (June 17, 2014) Biobased Products Coalition (BPC) members honored today Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) for their policy leadership to spur … Read More »

ASA, Industry Continues to Promote Safe Use of Seed Treatments

ASA reminds growers that it is the responsibility of each farmer who uses biotech seeds to ensure the good stewardship of his or her seed … Read More »