Transportation

Peterson Report Points to Explicit Benefits of TPP, Risks of Delay in its Approval

The American Soybean Association (ASA) released a statement in response to a report issued yesterday by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) on the impacts … Read More »

Peterson Report Points to Explicit Benefits of TPP, Risks of Delay in its Approval

Potential Merger of Rail Companies Raises Concerns

In late 2015, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) made an offer to merge with Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS).  While that offer was officially rejected by the … Read More »

Potential Merger of Rail Companies Raises Concerns

ASA Supports RCF and EEZ Aquaculture Programs

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9, in support of the Rose Canyon Fisheries … Read More »

ASA Disappointed in Nairobi WTO Results

Following the conclusion of the World Trade Organization’s Nairobi Ministerial this past weekend, the American Soybean Association (ASA) expresses its disappointment with the decision to … Read More »

Congress Passes Bill Reforming Rail Regulatory Agency

Another item on the American Soybean Association (ASA) priority list was achieved last week with the House passage of S. 808, the Surface Transportation Board … Read More »

Congress Passes Bill Reforming Rail Regulatory Agency

ASA Points to Successes for Soybean Farmers in Omnibus

Following the release of the FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill on Capitol Hill early this morning, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is pointing to a series … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Highway Bill with Crop Insurance Fix

The American Soybean Association (ASA) greeted news this evening that the Senate approved the conference report on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act, more familiarly known … Read More »

House Passes Highway Bill with Fix to Crop Insurance

The House passed the conference report on the Highway Bill in an overwhelming vote today, sending the measure to the Senate for consideration, potentially as early … Read More »

ASA President Talks WOTUS, More at Seminar for Spring 2016 Crops

American Soybean Association (ASA) President, Wade Cowan, recently presented at the Seminar for Spring 2016 Crops at Rio Farms in Monte Alto, Texas. Cowen spoke … Read More »

ASA President Talks WOTUS, More at Seminar for Spring 2016 Crops

Highway Bill Conference Committee Underway

House and Senate conferees have begun meeting to work out differences between the two versions of the Surface Transportation reauthorization bill (Highway Bill) passed by … Read More »