Biotechnology

Senate Ratifies Plant Genetics Treaty

The Senate passed the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture on Wednesday evening. The American Soybean Association (ASA) supported passage and … Read More »

Soy Growers Talk Trade, GMOs and More at Farm Progress

American Soybean Association (ASA) leaders fielded nearly 30 interviews with different media outlets last week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. In addition … Read More »

ASA in the News: GMO Labeling, Conservation, Research Center

While American Soybean Association (ASA) leaders and staff were busy this week at the Farm Progress Show and U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange, they took … Read More »

Biotech Working Group Discusses Consumer Engagement, More in Indianapolis

Members of the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Biotech Working Group met in Indianapolis this week to discuss issues facing the industry. Participants included industry representatives … Read More »

ASA Applauds President for Signing GMO Compromise Bill into Law

President Barack Obama signed the landmark GMO labeling compromise bill into law on Friday, July 29. American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, a soybean … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome European Approval of New Biotech Traits

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Greenwood, Del., soybean farmer Richard Wilkins welcomed news this morning out of Brussels that the European Union has approved … Read More »

ASA Congratulates House on GMO Labeling Passage, Looks to Move Forward

Following the House passage of a bill that creates a national labeling standard for foods containing GMO ingredients, American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, … Read More »

ASA Urges House to Pass GMO Labeling Package

Following Senate passage of a bill to set a national standard for the labeling of foods containing GMO ingredients, American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard … Read More »

ASA Calls for Further Progress on GMO Labeling Compromise

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, a soybean farmer from Greenwood, Del., welcomed the Senate’s action today supporting compromise biotech labeling legislation from Senate … Read More »

Survey Shows Vermont GMO Label Misleads Consumers

A recent online survey of 1,665 online primary shoppers examined consumer understanding of five common on-pack food labels, and found that on-pack labeling of genetically … Read More »