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Trump’s $50 Billion Tariff Announcement Harsh Reality for Soybean Growers

Weeks of speculation have ended with new anxiety for growers of America’s leading agricultural export: President Trump announced today he is indeed levying 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese products under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. This decision not only inflames trade tensions between the two countries, but also means … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Partners from Ghana Join Kansas State Feed Training

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) sent two poultry producers from Ghana to Kansas State University (KSU) to participate in the International Grains Program Institute Feed Manufacturing Short Course on June 11-14, 2018. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded AMPLIFIES Ghana project, ASA/WISHH is improving Ghana’s poultry … Read More »

Agriculture Associations Appeal to Congress: We Need #TradeNotTariffs

After weeks of engaging with the Trump Administration to gain insight into the future of trade tariffs, agriculture producers and related industries dependent on exports to China are turning to Congress for help. The White House has declared that by June 15 it would announce its final list of $50 billion in Chinese products that … Read More »

Soy Growers Follow Progress of Senate Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today congratulated the Senate Agriculture Committee on passage of the proposed Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 and is calling for its swift passage by the full Senate. “Soy growers and farmers across the country are in need of certainty during this time of low crop prices and volatile conditions affecting … Read More »

ASA Applauds Senate Leadership on Release of Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded the leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee on release of their draft farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. “The farm bill is vital legislation, not just for American farmers but for consumers in our country and abroad who depend on us to provide food, fiber and … Read More »