Weekly News

Photos: See ASA in Action at the Farm Progress Show

ASA farmer leaders and staff attended the 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa this week, where they spoke with ag media on the policy issues … Read More »

ASA President Sits on Bayer Soybean Panel at Farm Progress Show

During the Farm Progress show this week, ASA President Ray Gaesser participated in Bayer’s soybean panel, discussing pressures soybean growers face to deliver the highest … Read More »

Federal Court Declares Kauai County Ordinance Restricting Use of Pesticides, GMOs Invalid

The Kauai County Ordinance restricting the use of pesticides and GMOs has been declared invalid. Last July, ASA urged the rejection of the proposed county … Read More »

ASA Partners with PrecisionAg Institute for Big Data Workshop

ASA joined with the PrecisionAg Institute earlier this week for a Big Data Workshop at Iowa State University that attracted well over 300 farmers, industry … Read More »

SARAI 2014 Mechanization Efforts

To help increase crop quality and increase post-harvest yields, the Soybeans for Agricultural Renewal in Afghanistan Initiative (SARAI) project, funded by USDA and managed by … Read More »

Two Tons per Hour? The World Soy Foundation is Mobilizing a ‘Colossal Solution’

About 15 years ago, the government of Norway gave a large extruder originally manufactured by Insta-Pro to Nicaragua. A few years later, the organization responsible … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation’s Farmer Leader Feature: Jacob Parker

This week, we’re excited to bring you our Farmer Leader Feature from Columbia, North Carolina. As a leader in our industry and a World Soy … Read More »

ASA Seeks Candidates for SOY Scholarship in Fall

This fall, ASA is looking for high school seniors interested in pursuing agriculture in college. The Secure Optimal Yield (SOY) Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time … Read More »

Gulf Offshore Aquaculture Rule Finally Released for Comment

A long-awited notice of proposed rulemaking on the Gulf Fisheries Management Plan was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 28, 2014. The rule will … Read More »

Final RFS Rule Sent to OMB for Review, Announcement Expected in September

Late last week the EPA sent to the White House/Office of Management & Budget (OMB) the final rule establishing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) levels for … Read More »