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Leadership At Its Best Class Graduates in Washington

Farmers from 13 states graduated from the 2017-18 American Soybean Association (ASA) Leadership At Its Best program this week in Washington, D.C. The Leadership At Its Best program is sponsored by Syngenta and develops leadership, communication and advocacy skills in farmers who have already shown potential to be strong leaders through the positions they hold … Read More »

Soy Growers Discuss Trade, RFS and More on Capitol Hill

Farmer leaders on the board of the American Soybean Association (ASA) met in Washington, D.C. this week to discuss issues impacting the soybean industry and meet with members of Congress to advocate on the priority issues on behalf of more than 300,000 U. S. soybean farmers. Priority issues included trade, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), … Read More »

ASAAP Meeting Focuses on Trade

Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) Action Partnership (ASAAP) met in Washington, D.C. this week for discussion focused on trade and market access. Special guest, Ted McKinney, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, provided valuable insights and information during his dinner presentation. The meeting also included a session … Read More »

ACTION ALERT: Ask Administration to Rescind or Revise Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Trade is vital for soybean growers, and the threat of Chinese retaliation on soybeans as a result of placing Section 232 tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is top of mind for the American Soybean Association (ASA). We ask that you join us in highlighting the need for President Donald Trump to rescind or revise … Read More »

ACTION ALERT: Rumored RIN Caps from White House

Last week, the American Soybean Association (ASA) voiced strong opposition to a cap on the price of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINS), an action that would significantly undermine the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Biodiesel is a significant market for domestic soybean oil and analysis from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and the World … Read More »