Biotechnology

ASA Continues Urging President Obama to Make China’s Biotech Approvals Process Priority at APEC Summit

As part of the ongoing effort by ASA and the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance to elevate the importance of market access for agriculture in China, … Read More »

ASA and USBCA Urge White House to Push China on Timely Biotech Approvals

As a charter member of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA), ASA and USBCA members urged President Barack Obama to address the persistent delays in … Read More »

USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday announced several steps that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking to address the increase of herbicide resistant … Read More »

ASA Welcomes EPA Registration of Enlist Duo Herbicide

The farmer members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) welcome today’s decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to register Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide for … Read More »

ASA Joins Committee Opposing Maui County Farming Ban

ASA recently joined Citizens Against Maui County Farming Ban, a committee opposing the proposed November ballot initiative that would ban certain types of farming, including … Read More »

ASA Sends Letters Urging European Union Commissioners to Act on Pending Biotech Approvals

The American Soybean Association joined other agriculture groups and members of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) in a letter urging the EU Commission to … Read More »

ASA Urges President Obama to Make Market Access a Priority at APEC Leaders’ Summit

The American Soybean Association joined other members of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) in a letter this week urging President Barack Obama to make … Read More »

ASA Welcomes USDA Deregulation of Enlist Duo 2,4-D-Resistant Soybeans

In response to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate Dow’s 2,4-D-resistant Enlist Duo soybeans, the American Soybean Association issued a statement … Read More »

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 »