Trade

Obama Puts Congress on Notice: TPP is Coming

Late last week, the White House put Congress on notice that it will soon send lawmakers a bill to implement President Barack Obama’s landmark Trans-Pacific … Read More »

Soy Growers Testify on Rail Shipper Issues

Last week, the Senate Commerce Committee held a field hearing on rail shipper issues in Sioux Falls, S.D. that focused on implementation of the Surface … Read More »

West Coast Longshore Union Agrees to Early Contract Renegotiations

Delegates of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) working at West Coast ports voted last week to enter into discussions with representatives of the … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Early Negotiations on Next West Coast Port Labor Contract

The American Soybean Association (ASA) was one of 128 organizations that signed a letter to the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific … Read More »

Brazilian Farmers Visit ASA for Discussion on Ag Data, Technology

New technologies and products are constantly entering the marketplace and generating millions of bits of data about farmers’ fields, crops and equipment. In the past … Read More »

Soy Growers Welcome European Approval of New Biotech Traits

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Greenwood, Del., soybean farmer Richard Wilkins welcomed news this morning out of Brussels that the European Union has approved … Read More »

Soy Growers: Pending EU Pesticide Legislation Could Significantly Impact U.S. Ag Exports

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other ag industry groups urged United States Trade Representative Michael Froman to reiterate concerns in the coming weeks with … Read More »

ASA Lauds European Commission Extension of Glyphosate

The farmers of the American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed news today that the European Commission will re-extend authorization for the herbicide glyphosate for another 18 … Read More »

Two House Amendments on Cuba Need Soy Grower Support

The American Soybean Association (ASA) thanks those who made calls last week to their Senate offices in favor of amendments easing the restrictions on availability … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Froman, Vilsack to Resolve TTIP Issues

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other ag organizations expressed concerns with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations and urged critical issues be … Read More »