Biotechnology

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 »

ASA Legislative Forum Focuses on Labeling, Nutrition and Transportation Issues

ASA’s ninth Annual Legislative Forum, scheduled for July 9 in Washington, DC , will focus on EPA decisions on the RFS and new water rules, … Read More »

Podcast, Website Provide Information on Roundup Ready Patent Expiration

The last U.S. patent covering the original Roundup Ready soybean trait expires in 2015. As U.S. farmers begin thinking about purchasing their soybean seed for … Read More »

Soybean Growers Welcome Introduction of Federal GMO Labeling Legislation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed the introduction this morning of new legislation to establish a federal voluntary labeling standard for foods made with genetically … Read More »