News Releases

Soy Growers Welcome MOU with Cuban Agribusiness Group

With a signing ceremony Thursday, the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and Cuba’s Grupo Empresarial Agricola (GEA) formalized an agreement between the two nation’s … Read More »

Citing ITC Report, ASA Calls on Congress to Get to Work on TPP

Pointing to a report issued Wednesday from the International Trade Commission showing the American agriculture industry as among the largest beneficiaries from a potential Trans-Pacific … Read More »

Soy Growers: Biodiesel Can Do More than the RFS Calls For

The U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) Agency released the Proposed Rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements this week, including the volume requirements for … Read More »

Soy Growers Cheer Release of NAS Study on Genetically-Modified Crops

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes a report issued today by the National Academy of Sciences Board on Agriculture and Natural Sciences that points to … Read More »

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Still Pending in EU

Monsanto and many of its licensees are commercializing Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ (RR2X) soybeans this spring, and farmers may have ordered or taken delivery of … Read More »

Agriculture, Energy & Water Approps Bills Bring Positives, Negatives for Soybean Farmers

With the release of several draft appropriations bills yesterday, including the FY17 Agricultural and Energy & Water Appropriations language, the American Soybean Association (ASA) has … Read More »

ASA and 26 State Soybean Affiliates Urge Congress to Back TPP

In a bipartisan letter to House and Senate leadership Monday, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and its 26 state and regional affiliates, along with more … Read More »

ASA Urges Vilsack, Froman to Pressure EU on Unapproved Soy Traits

In a letter sent today to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the administration to … Read More »

ASA DuPont Young Leaders Explore Issues, Marketing During Training

The 32nd class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leaders completed their training, March 1 – 5, 2016 in New Orleans, La. in conjunction … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Announcement of Availability of Checkoff Funds for Cuban Activity

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins, a soybean farmer from Greenwood, Del., welcomed an announcement from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack … Read More »