Leader Letter

Commodity Classic 2016 Planning Begins in New Orleans

ASA Farmer-leaders and staff met in New Orleans this week for a kick-off meeting to plan the 2016 Commodity Classic. The committee toured the New … Read More »

Agriculture Leaders Thank House Ag Committee for Engaging in Biotech Labeling Debate

Soy growers thanked the House Committee on Agriculture chairman and ranking member for their help with the ongoing biotech labeling debate and the hearing held … Read More »

Protect the Farm Bill! Email your Senators Today!

ASA urges soy growers to call their senators this week, and urge them to vote no on farm bill budget amendments targeting crop insurance, privacy … Read More »

House Committee Passes Estate Tax Repeal

The House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to repeal the estate tax. The full House is expected to vote on the bill … Read More »

USDA Accepts Comments on Proposed Rule to Define ‘Active Engagement’ in Farming Until May 26

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a proposed rule to define active engagement in farming operations for the purpose of farm program payment eligibility … Read More »

ASA Past President Receives Siehl Prize for Production Agriculture

An ASA past president was recognized with a prestigious award this month for his work in production agriculture. Mike Yost, ASA president in 1998-99, is … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Farmers, Industry Can Partner with WSF to Reduce Malnutrition

For U.S. soybean farmers and our industry, the Acre Challenge is a unique way to give back. The the World Soy Foundation’s (WSF) Acre Challenge … Read More »

Illinois Farmers Visit Guatemala to See ASA/WISHH Market Development

Soy growers got a chance last week to see first-hand how ASA/WISHH’s market development activities promote the usage of U.S. soy in the country and … Read More »

Ghana Receives Soy Dairy Training

ASA/WISHH is helping bring soy dairy training to Ghana. Malnutrition Matters engineer Charles Lauzon visited Ghana to install three soy dairy systems at locations in … Read More »

WISHH Discusses Strategic Plan in Washington

ASA’s WISHH program had a productive week in Washington D.C., where they discussed current programs, present and future budgets and the new WISHH strategic plan … Read More »