Weekly News

ASAAP Meets to Discuss Industry Issues including Brazil, Climate Change

The ASA Action Partnership (ASAAP) held their annual fall retreat in Asheville, North Carolina this week.  In addition to dialogue on key industry issues, meeting … Read More »

ASA, NBB Meet with White House to Discuss RFS Volumes

ASA and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other Administration officials this week once … Read More »

Vilsack Discusses Railway Woes with Obama, and Senators Introduce STB Reform Bill

Railway issues, including shortage of cars, delays and the possible impact on farmers as a new crop harvest begins this season were high priorities in … Read More »

ASA Discusses Timely Rail Movement, Basis Levels at BNSF Ag Rail Council Meeting

ASA Directors Bill Gordon and Kevin Scott headed to the BNSF Ag Rail Council meeting this week, where most of the morning discussion centered on … Read More »

ASA Joins Coalition to End Embargo with Cuba

Prominent members of the U.S. food and agriculture community, including ASA, agreed to officially form a national coalition to address liberalizing trade between the United … Read More »

Names Drawn for Recruiter Reward Trip to Savannah, Ga.

Seven names were drawn from a pool of 20 eligible ASA recruiters for participation in a Recruiter Reward Trip to Savannah, Ga. Nov. 18-21, 2014. … Read More »

ASA Talks Membership and Soybean Issues at Big Iron Show

Grower leaders headed to Fargo, N.D. this week to talk membership and soybean issues at the Big Iron show. The show features more than 900 … Read More »

Support Dicamba – USDA Public Comment Period Now Open

USDA is now accepting public comments on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Monsanto’s next generation dicamba-tolerant weed management technologies, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ … Read More »

International Literacy Day: How the World Soy Foundation Helps Encourage Learning & Growth

Did you know on Monday, Sept. 8, the world celebrated International Literacy Day? The day’s objective is to encourage the importance of literacy to communities … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Helping to Develop the Implement Industry in Afghanistan

An important part of the Soybeans for Agricultural Renewal in Afghanistan Initiative (SARAI) project is introducing appropriate technologies to farmers.  SARAI is a USDA-funded program … Read More »