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Tariffs Take Center Stage During Soy Grower Hill Visits

Soy growers from across the country headed to Capitol Hill this week to meet with members of Congress and discuss issues impacting the soybean industry. Priority issues for American Soybean Association (ASA) board members included the farm bill, biodiesel and, most critical the week after U.S. beans were hit by China with a 25 percent … Read More »

WISHH M&E Officer Meets Local Staff, Stakeholders in Ghana

James Bernhardt, ASA/WISHH’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer for the AMPLIFIES Ghana poultry and feed value chain development project recently co-facilitated  a three-day Coordination Meeting in Kumasi/Ejisu, Ghana with a key implementing partner, Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). The purpose of this meeting, which was attended by 27 AMPLIFIES and ADRA staff, was to … Read More »

Commodity Classic Heads to Ag PhD Field Day

Commodity Classic will have a booth at the annual Ag PhD Field Day, held on the Hefty Farm in Baltic, S.D. American Soybean Association (ASA) Directors Wade Cowan and Brad Doyle will represent ASA in the Commodity Classic booth to promote awareness and interest in trade show and the association. ASA members are encouraged to … Read More »

Students Head to Capitol Hill for Ag Policy Education

A select group of 10 college students from nine different states completed the Ag Voices of the Future program this week in Washington, D.C. The program is sponsored by Valent USA and the American Soybean Association (ASA) and gives the students an inside look at how agricultural policies are made in Washington. The program also … Read More »

Soy Growers Disappointed in Additional Tariffs, Continue to Seek Export Stability with Largest Customer

The American Soybean Association (ASA) this week expressed extreme disappointment in USTR’s announcement that an additional $200 billion in tariffs will be imposed on Chinese goods. The new list of goods will be subject to a 10 percent tariff. This action worsens the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, which have already initiated plans … Read More »