Trade

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 »

Soy Growers Join Fellow Ag Groups to form U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba

The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined fellow farm and food organizations as well as Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today for the launch of the U.S. … Read More »

A Look Back at the Policy Wins for ASA in 2014

The 113th Congress has the dubious distinction of being the second-least productive in history, surpassed only by the 112th Congress.  Gridlock between the Obama Administration, … Read More »

House Majority Whip Highlights Report on Importance of Mississippi River System to U.S. Soybean Exports

A study titled “Emerging South American Competitiveness to U.S. Soybean Exports” was released this week by the International Business Committee of the World Trade Center … Read More »

Progress on Relations with Cuba Creates Multiple Opportunities for American Soy

Per an announcement from the White House today, the United States will begin the process of normalizing its relations with Cuba. The announcement brings with … Read More »