USDA Awards funding to Expand Export Markets for U.S. Agriculture through 2014 Farm Bill Programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded funding to more than 60 agricultural organizations this week, according to a USDA news release. … Read More »

ASA Endorses Letter to Encourage Full Market Access for Agriculture Products in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

ASA recently joined several agriculture groups in signing on a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack praising previous … Read More »

ASA/ISGA Discusses Biotech Approvals on Mission to China

The International Soy Grower Alliance (ISGA) held its first mission to China in March, focusing discussion on the importance of timely biotech approvals in order … Read More »

WISHH Team in Kenya to Organizing USDA Trade Conference

ASA’s WISHH Program Executive Director and WISHH Africa Staff Erica Morrow and Josh Neiderman are in Nairobi this week at a conference on trade development, … Read More »

Follow ASA, USB, USSEC as We Team Up for ISGA Mission on Biotech Approvals in Beijing

ASA President Ray Gaesser, USB Treasurer Jared Hagert, and staff from ASA, USB and the U.S. Soybean Export Council have joined with fellow members of … Read More »

ASA Weighs In with EPA on Argentine Biodiesel

Currently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering an application to establish eligibility of Argentine biodiesel for the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The application … Read More »

Drones, Big Data, Waterways, GMO Labeling, Trans Fats and More On Tap During ASA Open Resolutions Process

During the annual meeting of its voting delegates at last week’s Commodity Classic in San Antonio, the farmer members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) … Read More »

ASA Signs Joint Letter to Vilsack, Froman Expressing Concern For Chinese ‘Test and Hold’ Requirements

Joining several other food and agricultural associations, ASA signed a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Ambassador Mike Froman in February, expressing concern about … Read More »

ASA Attends National Oilseed Processors Association Meeting

ASA leaders and staff last week attended the National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) 2014 annual meeting.  At the meeting oilseed processors, national and state soybean … Read More »

ASA, NOPA Partner on Letter to Ambassador Froman, Secretary Vilsack on TPP

In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, ASA and the National Oilseed Processors Association reinforced the soy … Read More »