Farm Bill

USDA Releases Details of ARC and PLC Programs

As reported in by POLITICO this afternoon, USDA has unveiled details of two key crop subsidies created in the 2014 farm bill — the Agriculture … Read More »

ASA Applauds formation of Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, Selected Board Members

Earlier this week, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the formation of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR). ASA strongly supported the creation … Read More »

ASA, FarmLink Team Up to Launch ‘Operation Benchmark’ Helping Farmers Improve Yields Through New Benchmarking Service

St. Louis/Kansas City, MO—July 23, 2014—The American Soybean Association (ASA) and FarmLink are teaming up to help  farmers close the $11 billion gap between what … Read More »

House in a Holding Pattern on Agricultural Appropriations

Following speculation from many agriculture groups on multiple amendments yesterday and today, Republican leadership in the House of Representatives announced that it would delay—initially until … Read More »

ASA Welcomes USDA Announcement of Funds for Web Resources on Farm Bill Program Options

The American Soybean Association welcomed today’s announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the agency will award $6 million to universities and state cooperative … Read More »

ASA Pushes for Broad Land Grant Coalition to Develop Farm Bill Implementation Tools

In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sent Wednesday, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and six other national farm groups urged the United States … Read More »

ASA Pushes for Broad Land Grant Coalition to Develop Farm Bill Implementation Tools

ST. LOUIS (May 7, 2014) – In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this morning, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and six other national … Read More »

USDA Awards funding to Expand Export Markets for U.S. Agriculture through 2014 Farm Bill Programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded funding to more than 60 agricultural organizations this week, according to a USDA news release. … Read More »

President Obama Signs Farm Bill into Law

ASA is excited to announce that after more than three years of negotiations—the farm bill has officially crossed the finish line. President Barack Obama signed … Read More »

Following Senate Passage, ASA Calls on President Obama to Sign Farm Bill into Law

Following the Senate’s vote to pass the Agricultural Act of 2014 this afternoon, the American Soybean Association (ASA) thanked both chambers of Congress and called … Read More »