Trade

Soy Grower Talks Sustainability at Milan Expo

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) participated in a sustainability event held at the Milan EXPO USA Pavilion in Italy on July 3. The USA Pavilion … Read More »

House Committee Fully Funds Programs to Expand Foreign Ag Markets for U.S. Soy

The House Appropriations Committee passed its FY 2016 agriculture appropriations bill on Wednesday, providing for full-funding ($34.5 million) of the Foreign Market Development Program (FMD) … Read More »

ASA Leaders Appointed to USDA Trade Advisory Committees

Soy leaders were appointed to trade advisory committees by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) earlier this week. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and United … Read More »

Soy Growers Talk Freedom to Operate During Annual IOPD, ISGA Meetings

U.S. soy leaders joined oilseed grower representatives from around the world this week in Chicago, Ill. to discuss the freedom to operate issues producers are … Read More »

President Obama Signs Trade Promotion Authority into Law

Trade promotion authority (TPA) will soon help create and strengthen international trade agreements, opening valuable markets and providing an advantage for U.S. farmers. President Barack … Read More »

Senate Bill to Improve U.S. Port Operations Gets Hearing

A Senate hearing is being held on June 25 for a  bill introduced to address the disruption experienced earlier this year at the West Coast … Read More »

Senate Continues Discussions on Meat Labeling Rule

The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) on Thursday, a day after Sen. Debbie Stabenow announced intentions to introduce … Read More »

ASA Commends Senate on Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The farmer leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) praised the Senate for a vote today that advances trade promotion authority (TPA) to President Barack … Read More »

ASA Looks to Senate Following House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed a vote from the House today that would extend trade promotion authority, or TPA, to President Barack Obama. The … Read More »

USDA Deputy Secretary: Ag Development Abroad Means Long Term Market Development

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden discussed how agricultural development abroad leads to long term market development and access for U.S. … Read More »