Weekly News

USDA Announces Climate Change ‘Building Blocks’ Initiative

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a comprehensive approach to support farmers, ranchers and forest land owners in the response to climate … Read More »

ASA Expresses Concern Over EU ‘Opt Out’ Plan for Importing Biotech Crops

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded this week with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process … Read More »

Soy Growers Press EPA to Accept Comments on Rewrite of Waters of the U.S. Rule

In a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the agency to accept feedback and comments from … Read More »

Soy Farmers Applaud Senate Hearing on Cuba, Call on Congress to Lift Embargo

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes the renewed focus from the Senate Agriculture Committee on expanding agricultural trade to Cuba as part of a hearing … Read More »

ASA Supports Reauthorization of U.S. Grain Standards Act

The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined other major U.S. farm organizations in supporting reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA) at a hearing before … Read More »

Non-GMO Labeling Bill Gathers Steam, Co-Sponsors

Legislation introduced by Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) is gaining momentum in the House as it attracts additional co-sponsors from diverse districts … Read More »

ASA Comments on EPA Rootworm Management Resistance Proposal

ASA submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its recent proposal to improve corn rootworm resistance management. Noting that nearly all soybean farmers … Read More »

Petroleum Industry Challenges Minnesota Biodiesel Program

A group led by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has filed a lawsuit against the state of … Read More »

New T.V. Commercial Focuses on Waterways Importance to Agriculture

Waterways Council Inc. (WCI) created a new television commercial that underscores the importance of waterways transportation to the agriculture industry. The message is aimed at … Read More »

Commodity Classic Session Videos Now Online

Did you miss a session at the 2015 Commodity Classic? Do you want to revisit a session you attended? Were you unable to attend Commodity … Read More »