Farm Bill

ASA Comments on USDA Reorganization

The American Soybean Association (ASA) earlier this week submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the department’s proposed reorganization, including the creation … Read More »

Wellman Calls on Congress to Address Ag Research in Farm Bill

In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, former American Soybean Association President and Nebraska farmer Steve Wellman called on Congress to renew American leadership … Read More »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Members Issue Farm Bill Principle

Honey Bee Health Coalition members brought their vision for collaboration and cross pollination to Capitol Hill this week in a letter to policymakers working on … Read More »

Soy Growers Oppose White House Budget

The American Soybean Association (ASA) signaled strong opposition to proposed cuts in the FY-2018 budget released by the White House this morning. “By shredding our … Read More »

Williams Highlights Strengths of Conservation, Biobased Programs in Michigan Farm Bill Hearing

David Williams, a fifth-generation soybean farmer from Elsie, Mich., told Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow and fellow committee members Saturday … Read More »

ASA’s Moore Testifies on Title I Programs Before House Ag Subcommittee

In testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Tuesday, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois soybean farmer Ron … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Congress to Increase 2018 Farm Bill Funding

Soy growers and several other agriculture groups are urging Congress to increase funding for the 2018 Farm Bill, as farmers face an economic downturn not … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Protection of Crop Insurance

Soy growers are urging Congress to protect crop insurance and not reopen the 2014 Farm Bill. In letters sent this week to House and Senate … Read More »

Wilkins Testifies to House Ag on Importance of Research Funding in Farm Bill

American Soybean Association (ASA) Chairman Richard Wilkins, a soybean farmer from Greenwood, Del., testified Thursday on the significant role that public-sector research plays in continuing … Read More »

House Ag Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Farm Bill Energy Title

The House Ag Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy & Credit held a hearing Thursday titled The Next Farm Bill: Rural Development & Energy Programs. The … Read More »