Weekly News

Soy Growers Welcome MOU with Cuban Agribusiness Group

With a signing ceremony Thursday, the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and Cuba’s Grupo Empresarial Agricola (GEA) formalized an agreement between the two nation’s … Read More »

ASA Participates in Trans-Pacific Partnership Ag Week in D.C.

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other farm groups led briefings in both the House and Senate to educate agriculture and trade staffers on the … Read More »

ASA Hosts Trade Roundtable with USDA Deputy Under Secretary

The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week hosted a roundtable to discuss the future of U.S. agriculture trade. Jonathan Cordone, deputy under secretary of the … Read More »

Urge Your Member of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Biodiesel Tax Credit

Soy growers are encouraged to contact their members of the U.S. House of Representatives and urge them to cosponsor H.R. 5240, the Biodiesel Tax Credit. … Read More »

ASA Continues Work on County Yields, Payments Discrepancy

The following is an update on ASA’s work on the ARC-County Option yield discrepancy issue from ASA Washington Office Director John Gordley. As you know, … Read More »

Soybean Leaders Remember Friend, Advocate Rob Joslin

The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week remembers our friend, former ASA president and spirited soybean advocate—Rob Joslin, who passed away on May 25 at … Read More »

Food Scientist Visits Myanmar to Talk Soy Drinks

Dr. Zach Liu, a food scientist with the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) in Fargo, N.D., spent a week in Myanmar (sometimes called Burma) meeting with … Read More »

ASA Featured in USTR’s New Online TPP Tool

This week, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) launched an interactive section of the USTR’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) website that showcases endorsements of … Read More »

Citing ITC Report, ASA Calls on Congress to Get to Work on TPP

Pointing to a report issued Wednesday from the International Trade Commission showing the American agriculture industry as among the largest beneficiaries from a potential Trans-Pacific … Read More »

ASA Continues Work with Roberts and Stabenow to Reach GMO Labeling Compromise

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is working to support development of a GMO labeling compromise between Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie … Read More »