Trade

Support Needed for Bipartisan House Resolution to Address West Coast Ports Slowdown

Congressmen introduced a House resolution last week, calling on the ILWU and PMA to conclude their negotiations as the work slowdown at ports along the … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome Bill to Lift Cuban Embargo

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed legislation introduced today by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and backed by a bipartisan group of senators including Sens. Michael … Read More »

Issues at West Coast Ports Persist

Since July 2014 the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the Int’l Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have operated without a contract, while trying to negotiate … Read More »

ASA Pushes Congress to Take Up and Pass TPA

The American Soybean Association (ASA), as part of a larger coalition of agriculture and food industry organizations, sent a letter this week to members of … Read More »

National Waterways Foundation Commissioned-Study Examines Economic Impact of Increased Investment in Inland Waterways System

The success of the American soybean farmer, and the broader economy, relies on inland waterway system—which provides close proximity to productive farm ground and the … Read More »

ASA Ratchets Up Pressure on Unions, Ports to Resolve West Coast Slowdown

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute … Read More »

Keystone Pipeline Bill Attracts Amendments on RFS, Trade

As the Senate considers a bill to approve the contentious Keystone XL pipeline, two amendments of interest to ASA have been filed that could potentially … Read More »

ASA Pushes for Quick Approval of New West Coast Port Labor Agreement

ASA and several other members of the West Coast Port Labor Negations Coalition sent a letter last week once again calling for International Longshore and … Read More »

Soy Growers Call on Congress, White House to Unite on Trade, Infrastructure, Rural Development Improvements

The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued its annual response to the president’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, and called on the Obama … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge TPA Action Before End of Year

ASA and the Trade Benefits America (TBA) Coalition sent a letter this week urging passage of the bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation this year. … Read More »