Trade

ASA Applauds Confirmation of Vetter As Chief Agricultural Negotiator

Following the Senate confirmation of Darci Vetter Wednesday as Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the American Soybean Association offered … Read More »

ASA Promotes U.S. Soy at Oilseed Market and Trade Forum in China

Earlier in June, ASA presented the positives of U.S. soy at the Grain and Oilseed Market and Trade Forum in China. ASA Board Member Alan … Read More »

Soybean Imports Bring Soybean Rust Back into News

With Brazilian soybeans coming into the United States for crushing, questions about the transmission of soybean rust (SBR) in plant material are being renewed. USDA’s … Read More »

ASA Hails Senate Passage of Waterways Bill Conference Report

The American Soybean Association welcomed today’s passage by the Senate of the conference report of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The report, … Read More »

House Passes Conference Report on Waterways Bill

On a vote of 412 to 4 Tuesday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the conference report of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act … Read More »

ASA on World Trade Week: Trade Means U.S. Jobs and Providing for Our Global Community

In recognition of World Trade Week this week, the American Soybean Association (ASA), which represents growers of the nation’s largest agricultural export commodity, urged Congress … Read More »

Congress Members Urge Japan to Eliminate Tariffs in TPP Agriculture Market Access Letter

More than 60 members of the House signed a letter this week to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, urging they … Read More »

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 »