Leader Letter

U of I Releases ARC-CO and PLC Payment Indicator for 2014 Crop Year Based on Latest WASDE Data

This week, the University of Illinois’ Carl Zulauf and Gary Schnitke released payment level indicators for ARC-CO and PLC payments based on the Oct. 10, … Read More »

ASA, State Staff Meet to Discuss Membership, Communications and Policy Issues

ASA and State Soybean Association Staff met in St. Louis this week to exchange ideas for growing membership, discuss hot button policy issues and learn … Read More »

ASA Provides Rail, Highway and Waterways Transportation Update

ASA on Thursday morning provided members with an update on transportation issues impacting soy growers including rail, waterways and trucks. Rail ASA continues to monitor … Read More »

ASA and USBCA Urge White House to Push China on Timely Biotech Approvals

As a charter member of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA), ASA and USBCA members urged President Barack Obama to address the persistent delays in … Read More »

USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday announced several steps that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking to address the increase of herbicide resistant … Read More »

ASA Director Brings International Marketing Info to Nebraska College Students

ASA Director and USSEC Vice Chair Jim Miller recently spoke to students about marketing U.S. soy to international customers. Miller presented to 30 students in … Read More »

ASA Announces New Member Recruiter Engagement Contest

ASA is excited to announce a new contest for all members. ASA is conducting a “New Member Recruiter Engagement Contest.” Beginning October 2014 and concluding … Read More »

Don’t Let Succession Planning Scare You!

As Halloween approaches, we are inundated with scary movies and costumes—but the real horror story is not having a succession plan to protect your farm. … Read More »

Soyfoods Association of North America Praises Family-Owned Soybean Farms That Help Feed America, World

The Soyfoods Association of North America celebrated World Food Day on Oct. 16 with a focus on the 500 million family farmers in the world … Read More »

World Food Day 2014: ASA and the World Soy Foundation Serve as #HairnetHero Volunteers

Did you know Oct. 16 is World Food Day? On this internationally recognized day, individuals everywhere come together to declare a commitment to eradicate hunger … Read More »