Farm Bill

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 »

No Time to Rest! Calls and Emails Supporting Farm Bill Needed to Senate Offices This Week!

While ASA is very pleased with the House’s passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 this morning, there is little time to rest and celebrate. … Read More »

ASA Applauds House Approval of Farm Bill, Thanks Farmers Who Made Voices Heard

After three years of waiting, today is a day of celebration for soy farmers, as Congress finally makes strides to provide us with the Farm … Read More »

Soy Farmers Cheer House Approval of Farm Bill, Urge Senate to Pass Bill Quickly

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 29, 2014) – Following this morning’s passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 by the House of Representatives, the American Soybean Association … Read More »

ASA Draws Attention to Farm Bill, Infrastructure, Biodiesel and Trade in State of the Union Response

ST. LOUIS (January 28, 2014) – Responding to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this evening, American Soybean Association President and Iowa farmer … Read More »

Soybean Farmers Support Farm Bill Conference Report, Urge House and Senate to Vote “Yes”

The farmers of the American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulated conferees from the House and Senate as the final version of the much-anticipated farm bill was … Read More »

Conflict Over Dairy Provisions Impedes Farm Bill Progress

As reported by multiple sources this week, the major obstacle holding up a meeting of the 41 farm bill conferees is a last-minute dispute over … Read More »

FAS Authorizes Unexpended Funds from 2013 for 2014 Activities

In a letter to cooperators last Thursday, USDA-FAS Administrator Phil Karsting informed ASA that previously-allocated, unexpended funds from previous years may be used, subject to … Read More »