Farm Bill

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 »

University of Illinois’ Farmdoc to Conduct Weekly Webinars on Farm Bill Decision Tools

To provide growers with better and more complete information on the implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill, the Farmdoc program at the University of Illinois … Read More »

Soy Growers: APH Provision a ‘Lifeline’ for Farmers Impacted by Weather, Disasters

A new provision included in the 2014 Farm Bill has the potential to be a “lifeline” for farmers following crop losses due to severe weather … Read More »

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 »