Biotechnology

ASA Comments on APHIS Proposed Revisions to Biotech Regulations

The American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments this week regarding the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) proposed revisions to biotech crop regulations. In … Read More »

House Appropriators Approve Agriculture, Energy Spending Bills

The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Agriculture and Energy and Water spending bills earlier this week, funding agricultural research and rural development … Read More »

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Still Pending in EU

Monsanto and many of its licensees are commercializing Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ (RR2X) soybeans this spring, and farmers may have ordered or taken delivery of … Read More »

ASA Urges Vilsack, Froman to Pressure EU on Unapproved Soy Traits

In a letter sent today to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the administration to … Read More »

Calls Needed to Senate Offices on GMO Labeling

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow continue their discussions this week in Washington on a potential compromise on GMO labeling legislation, with … Read More »

GMO Labeling Bill Blocked in Senate

The Senate failed to end debate and move forward with the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act (S.2609) from Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas … Read More »

Soy Growers Call on Senate to Pass Biotech Labeling Solutions Act

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Delaware farmer Richard Wilkins called on Senators from both sides of the aisle Wednesday to come together and vote … Read More »

Soy Growers Focus on GMO Labeling, TPP this Week in Washington

Legislation that sets a national standard for the labeling of bioengineered food, as well as the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership and its impact on soybean producers … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome Committee Passage of GMO Labeling Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds the Senate Agriculture Committee for its passage earlier today of legislation from Chairman Pat Roberts that would establish a … Read More »

Biotech Working Group Members Meet in Wilmington, DE

American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Biotech Working Group braved the snow to travel to Wilmington, Delaware last week for their annual winter meeting. During the meeting, … Read More »