Biotechnology

Agriculture Leaders Thank House Ag Committee for Engaging in Biotech Labeling Debate

Soy growers thanked the House Committee on Agriculture chairman and ranking member for their help with the ongoing biotech labeling debate and the hearing held … Read More »

Soy Growers: GMO Labeling Bill would Provide Clarity with a National Non-GMO Label

The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued its firm support today for a bill introduced and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee that would … Read More »

ASA, USBCA Urge EU Follow Principles During Review of Regulation of Import of Biotech Products

ASA and the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) urged the European health and food safety commissioner last week to consider several key principles while reviewing … Read More »

U.S. Soy Family Leaders Meet with Chinese Government and Industry on Biotech

The CEOs of ASA, USB and USSEC, along with USSEC Chair Laura Foell are in China this week meeting with Chinese government officials and industry … Read More »

Soy Growers Discuss Regulatory Challenges, Stepping-Up Consumer Engagement at Annual NOPA Meeting

Leaders in the oilseed industry met this week to discuss key issues, including regulatory challenges and consumer education. ASA’s Executive Committee joined USB, USSEC and … Read More »

ASA Calls on European Union to Issue Import Approvals for 13 Biotech Traits Without Further Delay

In a letter sent today to European Health & Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and fellow farm groups urged that … Read More »

Senators Write to EPA to Urge Action on Biodiesel Volume Requirements

A letter led by Senators Heitkamp (D-ND), Grassley (R-IA), Blunt (R-MO) and Murray (D-WA) to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy urges EPA to finalize the Renewable … Read More »

Keystone Pipeline Bill Attracts Amendments on RFS, Trade

As the Senate considers a bill to approve the contentious Keystone XL pipeline, two amendments of interest to ASA have been filed that could potentially … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome USDA Deregulation of Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that the agency will deregulate Monsanto’s Dicamba-resistant soybeans. Following the news, the American Soybean Association (ASA) issued a … Read More »

A Look Back at the Policy Wins for ASA in 2014

The 113th Congress has the dubious distinction of being the second-least productive in history, surpassed only by the 112th Congress.  Gridlock between the Obama Administration, … Read More »