Weekly News

Spa Getaways, Tropical Vacations and More Available for Bid at ASA’s Soy Social and Auction

Have you ever wanted to take a relaxing spa trip with an ocean view or a health spa getaway that refreshes your mind and body? … Read More »

Commodity Classic: Check Out Updated Mobile App, Don’t Miss Early Registration

Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss the early registration deadline for the 20th Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Ariz. Feb. 26-28.  The money-saving early … Read More »

House Majority Whip Highlights Report on Importance of Mississippi River System to U.S. Soybean Exports

A study titled “Emerging South American Competitiveness to U.S. Soybean Exports” was released this week by the International Business Committee of the World Trade Center … Read More »

N-CFAR Board Meets in Washington, Discusses Pollinators, Climate Change and More

ASA First Vice-President Richard Wilkins represented ASA at the 2014 annual board meeting of the National Coalition for Food and Agricultural Research (N-CFAR). Among the … Read More »

Progress on Relations with Cuba Creates Multiple Opportunities for American Soy

Per an announcement from the White House today, the United States will begin the process of normalizing its relations with Cuba. The announcement brings with … Read More »

ASA Attends Biotech Labeling Meetings with House Agriculture Staff

ASA Washington staff participated in separate meetings with the Republican and Democrat staff for the House Agriculture Committee to discuss preparations for the reintroduction of … Read More »

ASA Meets with Inter-Agency GLI Officials to Discuss Approved Biotech Events, Commercial Shipments

ASA Washington staff attended a meeting between the USBCA International Working Group and Administration officials who participate in the Global Low Level Presence Initiative (GLI), … Read More »

ASA Leaders Review Progress, Goals for Biotech Issues at USBCA Plenary

ASA President Wade Cowan, Chairman Ray Gaesser, ASA First Vice President Richard Wilkins, Past President Steve Wellman, CEO Steve Censky and Washington staff attended the … Read More »

ASA Discusses Ag Role in Strengthening World Food Security

ASA CEO Steve Censky and Washington staff attended a meeting convened by the Chicago Council on Foreign Affairs to discuss strengthening agriculture’s role and participation … Read More »

ASA Leaders Meet with USDA on WISHH Initiatives

ASA leaders met with USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and FAS officials on the status of the WISHH SARAI project in Afghanistan and the pending … Read More »