Transportation

Push Continues for Increased Annual Funding for Waterways Programs

The American Soybean Association (ASA) was among 22 agricultural groups that signed letters to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders urging increased funding in Fiscal … Read More »

Soy Growers Encourage President Trump to Prioritize Rural Infrastructure

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with 17 state affiliates, signed on to a rural infrastructure coalition letter to President Donald Trump, encouraging him to … Read More »

State Affiliates Urged to Sign Rural Infrastructure Letter to President Trump

State soybean associations are encouraged to sign onto a letter initiated by the Farm Credit Council, urging President Donald Trump to support rural infrastructure needs … Read More »

Production Growth, Overseas Competition Demands Transportation Investment

In the aftermath of another historic soybean harvest, U.S. farmers continue to demonstrate their ability to respond to growing demand from domestic and international customers. … Read More »

ASA Participates in Soy Transportation Coalition Meeting, Hayden Elected Chairman

The Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) held a meeting in Williamsburg, Va. this week to conduct organizational business and visit key transportation components in the region.  … Read More »

U.S. Government Issues Report on West Coast Ports, Improving Freight Strategies

The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) released a report this week on West Coast Ports and efforts to improve the flow of transportation. The report … Read More »

USDA Sponsored Report Examines Impacts of Potential Lock and Dam Closures

This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report on the economic impact of the hypothetical closure of locks on the Upper Mississippi … Read More »

Soy Growers Support Begeman for another Term on Surface Transportation Board

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and 24 other agricultural organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), supporting … Read More »

House Passage of WRDA Reauthorization Bill

By a vote of 399-25, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a two year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization bill, supported by … Read More »

Shippers Urging Action to Avoid Disruptions from Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

The American Soybean Assocation (ASA) and several ag organizations sent a letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker urging engagement with the South … Read More »