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Questions about Waters of the U.S.? Join ASA’s Q&A with EPA Next Wednesday

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule has created a great deal of concern within the agriculture community, with little in the … Read More »

DuPont Young Leaders Participate in ASA Board Meeting, Meet with DuPont Leadership

Select members of the 2014 class of ASA DuPont Young Leaders met earlier this month in Washington, D.C. and Wilmington, Del. Adam Cloninger (AR); Andrew … Read More »

ASA Applauds formation of Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, Selected Board Members

Earlier this week, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the formation of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR). ASA strongly supported the creation … Read More »

White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to Finance Job-Creating Infrastructure Projects in Rural America

The White House Rural Council announced earlier Thursday, the creation of a new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, which will allow private entities to invest … Read More »

ASA Joins Letter to Secretary Vilsack on Disruption of Official Grain Inspection Service in PNW

ASA joined several agricultural industries last week in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, reemphasizing concern for the periodic disruptions in Official … Read More »

A Farmer’s Perspective: What You Will Learn at ASA’s Succession Planning Workshops

There’s a lot to consider when preparing to pass a successful farm operation to a well-prepared next generation. Illinois farmer Chet Esther knows first-hand how daunting … Read More »

ASA Seeks to Recognize Leaders Who Give All to Promoting Soybean Success

Do you know someone who has dedicated their lives to promoting the soybean industry or membership? ASA is currently accepting nominations for the Special Meritorious … Read More »

‘Why I Support’ Series: Nebraska Soybean Grower Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith, former director of the Nebraska Soybean Association and grower from southeast Nebraska, took a moment to tell us why he chooses to support … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation Board of Trustees Meet in St. Louis

This week, World Soy Foundation (WSF) staff hosted the Board of Trustees at the American Soybean Association (ASA) headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. Nominations took … Read More »

House Passes Amendment to Fulfill Funding for Harbor Maintenance

Late last week, the House passed H.R. 4923, the FY2015 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill. In addition, an amendment, offered by Rep. Janice Hahn … Read More »