Weekly News

ASA Signs Brief Opposing Vermont’s Biotech Labeling Law

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with the National Corn Growers Association, the National Cotton Council and the Corn Refiners Association signed an Amici brief … Read More »

ASA Leaders Appointed to USDA Trade Advisory Committees

Soy leaders were appointed to trade advisory committees by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) earlier this week. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and United … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Solution to Vaccine Shortage for Livestock Industry

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and several other agriculture organizations last week urged the Senate Committee on Agriculture, to quickly find a solution for a … Read More »

ASA Discusses Increasing Ag Research Efforts with White House Science Office

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other research-focused organizations met Monday with Dr. Jo Handelsman, the associate director for science at the White House Office … Read More »

Soy Growers Talk Freedom to Operate During Annual IOPD, ISGA Meetings

U.S. soy leaders joined oilseed grower representatives from around the world this week in Chicago, Ill. to discuss the freedom to operate issues producers are … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Concludes Meat Applications Trade Visit from Africa

A group from Africa learned more about soy protein and technology during the second week of a meat applications training sponsored by the American Soybean … Read More »

Tell Us Your Conservation Story and You Could Be a Winner

Are you using a reduced tillage practice on your farm such as conservation tillage, strip-till or no-till? Do you grow cover crops? Have you taken … Read More »

President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. President Barack … Read More »

ASA Member Answers Questions on Modern Ag in Live Q&A

One of the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) goals is to expand our reach and engage with consumers and audiences we may not usually interact with—which … Read More »

Farm Energy Programs Slashed by House Ag Subcommittee

The agriculture subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee recently released their draft spending bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which includes cuts to some Farm Bill … Read More »