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ASA Discusses Grain Standards Act with Senate, House Ag Staff

As the Senate Committee of Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry prepared to mark-up reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA) on May 21, the American … Read More »

Congress Extends Highway Funding Important to Soy Transportation

The House of Representatives passed a two month extension of the highway funding authorization earlier this week. The measure simply extends the current authority, which expires … Read More »

Senators Introduce Port Transparency Bill to Aid in Labor Dispute Disruptions

In response to the disruption experienced earlier this year at West Coast ports, four Senators introduced a bill to help federal authorities and Congress know … Read More »

House Votes to Stop WOTUS

The House of Representatives voted to kill the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule on Tuesday. According to Feedstuffs, with a vote of a vote … Read More »

Soy Growers Call for ‘Mandatory and Continuous’ Grain Inspections

American Soybean Association (ASA) Director Bill Gordon, of Minnesota, testified in Washington this week, calling on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee to … Read More »

ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for the U.S. Army Corps … Read More »

ASA Urges Action on Unfair Charges at West Coast Ports

The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week urged the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to take further action to address unfair and unreasonable detention and demurrage … Read More »

House Increases Corps Funding With Record Use of Inland Waterways Trust Fund

Information provided by Waterways Council Inc. news release. Leadership and bi-partisanship were alive and well in the House Appropriations Committee as the “Big 4,” led … Read More »

Soy Growers Press EPA to Accept Comments on Rewrite of Waters of the U.S. Rule

In a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, the American Soybean Association (ASA) urged the agency to accept feedback and comments from … Read More »

ASA Supports Reauthorization of U.S. Grain Standards Act

The American Soybean Association (ASA) joined other major U.S. farm organizations in supporting reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA) at a hearing before … Read More »