Weekly News

WISHH Makes Strides with Ghana Poultry, Feed Project Development

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) headed to Accra, Ghana this week to discuss the ASA/WISHH AMPLIFIES Ghana and … Read More »

ASA Kudos: Bob Worth

Kudos to Bob Worth, Lake Benton, Minn., who was recently offered a contract for another year of doing what he loves—talking about agriculture on the … Read More »

Senate Committee Releases Draft WRDA Bill

The Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee this week released a draft two-year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization bill, scheduled for mark-up on … Read More »

Senators to Froman: Push EU on Ag Barriers in T-TIP

A bipartisan group of senators last week urged U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to ensure the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) included a strong … Read More »

Finding Our Way to the Next Farm Bill

By John Gordley, Director of ASA’s Washington Office As Congress begins to consider writing a new farm bill in 2018, it’s time to review how … Read More »

Study Finds Weather, Habitat Threats Impact Monarch Butterfly Population

Cornell University released a study this month that found a lack of nectar sources, habitat loss and weather are impacting the dwindling Monarch butterfly population. … Read More »

Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics Winners Announced

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) are proud to name Xiaocheng Li, Huaiyang Zhong, and … Read More »

ASA Comments on APHIS Proposed Revisions to Biotech Regulations

The American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments this week regarding the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) proposed revisions to biotech crop regulations. In … Read More »

House Appropriators Approve Agriculture, Energy Spending Bills

The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Agriculture and Energy and Water spending bills earlier this week, funding agricultural research and rural development … 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 »