Weekly News

House, Senate Settle on Short Term Transportation Bill

Congress settled on a short-term bill this week that keeps transportation authority funded through Oct. 29—setting the stage for negotiations over a long-term extension this … Read More »

Soy Grower Talks Sustainability at Milan Expo

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) participated in a sustainability event held at the Milan EXPO USA Pavilion in Italy on July 3. The USA Pavilion … Read More »

Senate Ag Committee to Move on CFTC, Child Nutrition Reauthorizations

With the House leaving for its five-week August recess this week and the Senate following next week, attention is turning to the long list of … Read More »

ASA Discusses Policy Issues at Ag Media Summit

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Wade Cowan, Brownfield, Texas and staff attended the 17th annual 2015 Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. this week, discussing … Read More »

ASA DuPont Young Leaders Visit Hill, Participate in Legislative Forum

Select members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leader Class of 2015 participated in a third phase of training in Washington, D.C. and … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Concludes Nutrition, Aquaculture Project in Liberia

World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Director, Africa Erica Morrow traveled to Liberia this week to help wrap up a five- year Multi-Year Aid … Read More »

ASA Commends EPA for Progress on Biodiesel, Calls for Larger Volumes in 2016, 2017

The American Soybean Association (ASA) urges the Environmental Protection Agency to fully recognize and capitalize on the potential for biodiesel in the nation’s renewable energy … Read More »

Senate Finance Committee Passes 2-Year Extension of Biodiesel Tax Credit, Section 179 and Bonus Depreciation

The Senate Finance Committee held a mark-up earlier this week of a bill to extend certain expired tax provisions, commonly referred to as “tax extenders.” The … Read More »

Submit Comments on EPA’s Proposed RFS Rule with Just a Click!

All this week, the American Soybean Association (ASA) encourages members and stakeholders to submit comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Proposed Rule for the … Read More »

Senate Demonstrates Support for Biodiesel

A letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for stronger biodiesel volumes in the final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was signed by 36 U.S. … Read More »