Old ASA Home Page
We’re excited to formally launch ASA’s new site next week during our Spring Meetings. There’s still a little construction in progress, so pardon our dust during the soft launch phase this week while we strive to bring you the best possible web resource. We’re checking links and moving things around a bit, but take a look and enjoy!
Scroll here for quick links to hot topics, event previews and recaps, Soy Action Center, answers to common consumer questions and more.
Find the answers to FAQs including links to reliable sources on topics from soy health and cooking tips to how we sustain the world through animal diets and soy markets like biodiesel.
Learn about policy issues ASA is working on and which issues need your support.
ASA March Meetings in Progress
Find offsite information on such topics as Soybean research, USB Checkoff, Market Information, etc.
ASA continually works on a number of policy, trade and regulatory issues affecting the future of soy. Click on issues of interest for ASA’s position, background info, and information links.
Trade is priority #1 for ASA as it pushes to rescind tariffs, open and expand markets for soy export
ASA works on tax credits and RFS implementation to bolster this key secondary market
Dredging the mighty Mississippi and securing funding for inland waterways infrastructure are among ASA T&I priorities
The 2018 Farm Bill passed, now ASA and other ag groups must work for timely and successful implementation
ASA protects soy biotech initiatives, from new seed traits to sensible GMO labeling laws
With its own comprehensive and ever-evolving protocol, ASA and soy partners support sustainability all along the production chain.
Developments throughout the year bring subtle to serious threats against soy’s future, so ASA is constantly working to protect soy interests
WISHH Highlights Importance of Soy on International School Meals Day
March 14, 2019
Biodiesel: House Committee Discusses Tax Credits
The House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee held a hearing this week titled “Temporary Policy in the Internal Revenue Code,” where discussion included the status of tax extenders and the biodiesel tax credit. Several Members of the Subcommittee, including Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) cited...
EPA Proposes RFS RIN Reforms Along with E15
This week the U.S. EPA issued a long awaited proposed rule allowing the year-round sale of 15-percent ethanol blends (E15) and as part of that Proposed Rule also included changes to rules regarding Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), which are the tradable compliance credits for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Proposed reforms to RIN markets include:...