Weekly News

RFS Volume Standards Move to White House

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final standards for 2017 and biomass-based diesel volume for 2018 for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) moved to the last … Read More »

ASA, State Staff Discuss Strengthening the Soybean Industry through Collaboration

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and state soybean association staff met in St. Louis this week for discussion on the implementation of ASA’s strategic plan, … Read More »

Soy Growers Support Tool to Streamline Precision Ag Data

Soy growers and other agriculture groups are praising AgGateway for finding an easier way for farmers using precision ag to compile and analyze data from … Read More »

USDA Sponsored Report Examines Impacts of Potential Lock and Dam Closures

This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report on the economic impact of the hypothetical closure of locks on the Upper Mississippi … Read More »

Transparency Evaluator Board Continues Progress

The Ag Data Transparency Evaluator (ADTE) Interim Board met recently in Washington to review the progress of the ADTE. It remains located here, with plans … Read More »

Pakistan Evolves as a Major Market for U.S. Soy

With the continued growth of U.S. soybean exports to Pakistan, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) has taken on responsibility for trade and technical serving … Read More »

ASA, NOPA Signal Strong Push on TPP in Lame Duck

With the release of a new document on the benefits to soybean farmers, processors, and exporters from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) this week, the American … Read More »

Soybean Growers Challenge Dannon on Retreat from Sustainable Agricultural Practices

The American Soybean Association (ASA),  as part of the larger U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), sent a letter this morning to leadership at Dannon … Read More »

Vote for your Favorite Face of Farming & Ranching

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s (USFRA) public voting period for its Faces of Farming & Ranching finalists will be held October 14-23.   What: U.S. … Read More »

Delaware Soy Grower Meets with EPA Officials on Dicamba Registration

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Richard Wilkins and representatives from the National Cotton Council met Wednesday with Jim Jones, the assistant administrator of the Office … Read More »