Biotechnology

Representatives Needed to Co-sponsor Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

Last week, Sen. Chuck Grassley introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate to extend the biodiesel tax credit and restructure it from a blender’s to a … Read More »

Biotech Working Group Talks PBIs, LLP in Research Triangle

Innovations in plant breeding (PBI), global low-level presence (LLP) and biotechnology policy both domestically and abroad were on the agenda in Raleigh, N.C., this week … Read More »

GMO Labeling Rule Faces Challenges

In July 2016, with the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) support, Congress passed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, which preempts a patchwork of state laws … Read More »

ASA: Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the regulatory framework … Read More »

ASA Discusses Increased U.S-China Agricultural Trade

American Soybean Association (ASA) staff participated in an event sponsored by Informa and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last week, where the two organizations jointly … Read More »

ASA Participates in U.S.-China Agriculture, Food Seminar

The American Soybean Association (ASA) participated in a U.S–China dialogue to discuss agriculture trade on the outskirts of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade … Read More »

Soy Growers Work with House and Senate to Reinforce Commitment to Better U.S, China Biotechnology Process

As the U.S and China prepare for the upcoming Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), the American Soybean Association (ASA) worked with Members of … Read More »

Soy Growers Comment on Review of Biotech Coordinated Framework

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other national farm organizations commented on the recent review of the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology, led … Read More »

NYT GMO Article Draws Strong Response in Ag, Academic Community

The New York Time’ recent article on genetically modified crops (GMOs) received strong reactions from agriculture groups and academics this week. In addition to the … Read More »

ASA to NYT: GMO Article Paints Incomplete Picture

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded to an article from The New York Times  Saturday calling into question the pesticide use and yield data over … Read More »