Leader Letter

ASA/WISHH Attends Fourth Annual U.S. – Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference

Last week ASA/WISHH Division Director for Asia Alan F. Poock was invited to attend the fourth annual U.S. – Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference in New … Read More »

Wharton Joins ASA as State Policy Coordinator and Communications Manager

Jessica Wharton has joined ASA as State Policy Coordinator and Communications Manager, based in ASA’s Washington, D.C., office. Wharton comes to ASA from the American … Read More »

Calling all Rural Entrepreneurs!

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge is the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs working on food and agriculture businesses. … Read More »

Apply Now for the 2016-17 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

ASA and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016-17 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program. The ASA DuPont Young Leader program is a challenging and educational two-part … Read More »

New Film Looks at American Aquaculture

A new film funded by the Soy Aquaculture Alliance and the United Soybean Board examines the question of why Americans aren’t growing our own fish. … Read More »

ASA and Fellow Farm Groups Ask U.S. to Push Europe on TTIP Negotiations

In a letter to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week, ASA and fellow farm groups pushed to ensure that … Read More »

Urge Your Member of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Biodiesel Tax Credit

Soy growers are encouraged to contact their members of the U.S. House of Representatives and urge them to cosponsor H.R. 5240, the Biodiesel Tax Credit. Rep. … Read More »

Coalition Underscores Urgent Need For GMO Labeling Compromise This Week

Pamela Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and Chuck Conner, President and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, released a … Read More »

ASA Calls on EPA to Improve RFS Proposed Rule

ASA today called on the Environmental Protection Agency to increase the proposed volumes for biomass-based diesel to 2.5 billion gallons for 2018 in the Proposed … Read More »

ASA Intensifies Push for Immediate Approval of Soy Traits in Europe

ASA ramped up its call for approval of three outstanding soybean traits by the European Union this week, saying that the tools are a critical … Read More »