Leader Letter

ASA, Ag Stakeholders Meet with EPA Officials on Pollinator Health

ASA Washington staff joined a coalition of agricultural stakeholders in meeting with senior EPA officials to discuss pollinator health issues, including the importance of maintaining … Read More »

ASA Welcomes USDA Deregulation of Enlist Duo 2,4-D-Resistant Soybeans

In response to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate Dow’s 2,4-D-resistant Enlist Duo soybeans, the American Soybean Association issued a statement … Read More »

ASA Supports Rail Reform Bill Passed by Senate Committee

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee this week unanimously passed  S. 2777, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act, sponsored by Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV) and … Read More »

Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Energy Related Tax Credits, Talks Tax Extenders

On Wednesday, the Senate Finance Committee, Chaired by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), held a hearing titled, “Reforming America’s Outdated Energy Tax Code.” The focus of … Read More »

House Transportation Panel Releases Report on Public-Private Partnerships

On Wednesday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3 Panel) released its final report and recommendations on how to balance the … Read More »

Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation (SoAR) Names Tom Grumbly as Inaugural President

Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation announced the appointment of Tom Grumbly as president and member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors this week. ASA … Read More »

America’s Heartland Debuts 10th Season

America’s Heartland marked its 10th season this month. The latest episode of the national, weekly show on American agriculture featured a segment on preserving the … Read More »

ASA Commemorates 10th Anniversary of ASA SoyPAC

It started as a dream 10 years ago, but today it’s one of the more influential voices on Capitol Hill. The ASA SoyPAC is celebrating … Read More »

Give Your Family an Early Christmas Present by Learning About Protecting Your Farm’s Legacy

Christmas is less than 100 days away and you can give your family an early present this year by attending one of the upcoming ASA … Read More »

2014 ‘State of Food Insecurity in the World’ Report Released

This past week, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and World Food Programme (WFP) launched the 2014 edition of … Read More »