Weekly News

Iowa Farmer to Speak at Monarch Butterfly Conference

American Soybean Association (ASA) Director Wayne Fredericks, Osage, Iowa, will participate on a grower panel during the Monarch Collaborative Conference in St. Louis this August. … Read More »

ASA Attends Risk Management Agency’s ‘State of Crop Insurance’ Roundtable

Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator Brandon Willis hosted a discussion about current crop insurance issues with the American Soybean Association (ASA) and other farm and … Read More »

USDA Begins Second Year of National Project to Quantify Effects of Agricultural Conservation

Information provided by a USDA news release.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is contacting 25,000 farmers and ranchers now … Read More »

Update on ARC-CO Yield Issue

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has worked with several other farm organizations to address discrepancies in county yields and payments under ARC-CO. These differences came to … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Hosts Central American Participants at Food Expo

American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program (ASA/WISHH) sponsored the attendance of two participants from Guatemala at select courses during the … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome European Approval of New Biotech Traits

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Greenwood, Del., soybean farmer Richard Wilkins welcomed news this morning out of Brussels that the European Union has approved … Read More »

Republicans Finalize Platform on Agriculture, Energy and Environment

It’s political party convention time and that means each party will be releasing its party platform. The GOP released its platform on Monday evening, and below … Read More »

ASA Continues to Press EU on Approval of Xtend Soybeans and Dicamba Use

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has continued to pressure the European Commission to provide final approval of Xtend soybeans that have been awaiting final authorization … Read More »

Soy Growers Say Prohibiting Hedge Exemptions Would Harm Futures Market, Risk Management

The American Soybean Association (ASA) along with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) oppose a proposal that would prohibit hedge exemptions for spread transactions during … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Sends Aquaculture Consultant to Pakistan

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) program recently sent Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons, of the University of Arizona, to Pakistan … Read More »