Biotechnology

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 »

New Studies Show Fiscal Impact of GMO Labeling, Diminished Concern over Biotechnology

A pair of studies released this spring are shedding more light on the hot-button subject of biotechnology and GMO labeling, and the potential ramifications the … Read More »

ASA Continues to Advocate, Communicate Facts While New Anti- GMO Groups Form

As anti-biotech opponents continue efforts against GMOs, ASA remains committed to getting the facts out to consumers and law makers. Most recently, the Global GMO … Read More »