Weekly News

House and Senate Co-Sponsors Needed on Biodiesel Tax Credit Extension

The American Soybean Association (ASA) continues efforts to get Congress to take up a tax extenders package that includes extension and restructuring of the biodiesel … Read More »

Ag Industry Meets with EPA to Discuss Impact of Pest, Weed Control Act

Industry representatives met last Friday with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C. to discuss its implementation of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide … Read More »

Shippers Urging Action to Avoid Disruptions from Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

The American Soybean Assocation (ASA) and several ag organizations sent a letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker urging engagement with the South … Read More »

ASA, NCGA Testify At Senate Hearing on Ag Industry Consolidation

Regulatory barriers facing agriculture are a major driver of agriculture industry consolidation, National Corn Growers Association Chief Executive Officer Chris Novak will testify Tuesday at … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Sends Global Soy Nutrition Expert to Guatemalan Nutrition Conference

Last month the American Soybean Association (ASA’s) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) sent internationally recognized soy health expert Mark Messina, PhD, to … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Farmer Leaders Explore Ghanaian Poultry Value Chain

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) organized a fact finding mission to Ghana for grower leaders on the WISHH … Read More »

Senate Passes Water Resources Development Act, House Action Pending

The U.S. Senate earlier Thursday afternoon passed a two-year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The American Soybean Association (ASA)  supports enactment of the two-year WRDA reauthorization … Read More »

Senate WRDA Bill Addresses On-Farm Fuel Storage Regulations

In a late addition to the Senate year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) consideration, provisions have been included to limit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Read More »

Soy Growers Push for Extension of Biodiesel Tax Credit

The American Soybean Association (ASA) continues its efforts to secure an extension of the biodiesel tax credit, which expires again at the end of 2016.  … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Expeditious Approval of Low Volatility Dicamba

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins wrote to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials this week, urging the agency to finish its registration of new … Read More »