Weekly News

House Passes Amendment to Fulfill Funding for Harbor Maintenance

Late last week, the House passed H.R. 4923, the FY2015 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill. In addition, an amendment, offered by Rep. Janice Hahn … Read More »

ASA Congratulates USB On Results of Soy Checkoff Request for Referendum Vote

ASA congratulates the United Soybean Board (USB) on its continued hard work for soybean farmers this week, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced … Read More »

Succession Planning is Really Multi-Generational Business Continuity Planning

Your grandfather started the farm and then your dad took over. He retired and now you are in charge and your sons and daughters are … Read More »

There’s Still Time to Apply for the 2015 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program!

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2015 Young Leader Program. Interested applicants can apply by clicking here.   The … Read More »

NEW USB Podcast: Know Your Weeds: Long-Term Control, Solutions for Farmers

As part of USB’s Take Action program to combat weed resistance, Virginia Tech Extension agronomist David Holshouser explains that effective weed management starts with knowing … Read More »

Scott Fritz of Indiana Explains Why He Chooses to Support the World Soy Foundation

Scott is a farmer from Winamac, Ind., current World Soy Foundation (WSF) Board Chair and former Chair of USSEC, member on the ASA/WISHH Committee and … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation Celebrates Acre Challenge Month, Approaches 100K Goal

Believe it or not, the month of July is halfway through! The World Soy Foundation (WSF) is celebrating Acre Challenge Month this July as we … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Hosts Seminar in Guatemala

This month, with funding from USDA’s FMD program, the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program (ASA/WISHH) hosted a seminar in … Read More »

ASA Board, Staff Hold Summer Meeting in Washington, D.C.

ASA staff and board gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the summer board meeting. The week began on Monday, July 7 with an executive … Read More »

ASA Farmers Participate in 60th Anniversary of FFOD for Peace

ASA Chairman Danny Murphy, ASA Director Bret Davis and ASA CEO Steve Censky attended a celebration of 60 years of the flagship US food aid … Read More »