Trade

ASA Responds as WTO Issues COOL Ruling; Calls on USDA to Suspend COOL Rule

In response to this morning’s ruling from the World Trade Organization that finds the United States’ implementation of mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) for … Read More »

ASA and USBCA Urge White House to Push China on Timely Biotech Approvals

As a charter member of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA), ASA and USBCA members urged President Barack Obama to address the persistent delays in … Read More »

NBB Files Challenge to EU Trade Barriers

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) filed comments this week with the European Commission, challenging unfair trade duties that have blocked U.S. biodiesel from being exported … Read More »

ASA Sends Letters Urging European Union Commissioners to Act on Pending Biotech Approvals

The American Soybean Association joined other agriculture groups and members of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) in a letter urging the EU Commission to … Read More »

ASA Urges President Obama to Make Market Access a Priority at APEC Leaders’ Summit

The American Soybean Association joined other members of the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance (USBCA) in a letter this week urging President Barack Obama to make … Read More »

ASA Applauds U.S. and Brazil Agreement on Cotton Dispute

ASA joined other industry leaders this week signing a statement in support of a settlement between the U.S. and Brazil regarding a dispute over U.S. … Read More »

ASA Encourages Soybean Farmers to Safeguard Export Markets Through Proper Grain Stewardship

As the soybean and corn harvest hits full stride in much of the nation’s growing regions, the farmer-leaders of the American Soybean Association remind farmers … Read More »

ASA Joins Coalition to End Embargo with Cuba

Prominent members of the U.S. food and agriculture community, including ASA, agreed to officially form a national coalition to address liberalizing trade between the United … Read More »

ASA Leaders Meet with DuPont Pioneer

ASA President Ray Gaesser and ASA staff met with DuPont Pioneer executives this week to discuss issues and programs affecting the soy industry. Topics included … Read More »

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to Highlight Iowa’s Agricultural Exports, President Obama’s Trade Agenda in Des Moines Saturday

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman is heading to Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, Aug. 9, to visit with local farmers, small business owners and … Read More »