Farm Bill

Soy Growers Talk Farm Bill, Crop Insurance and More with U.S. Ag Secretary Perdue

Soy growers had the opportunity to discuss important issues with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue this week. Both past and present American … Read More »

ASA’s Scott Testifies on Farm Bill Risk Management Programs

Soybean farmer Kevin Scott testified on the importance of risk management programs within the nation’s farm legislation at a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee … Read More »

ASA Directors, Staff Gather in Washington for July Board Meeting and Issues Forum

In Washington this week, the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) board of directors and other leaders in the soybean industry met for its annual July meeting … Read More »

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 »