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Webinar on Using Data to Benchmark Your Farming Operation Available on

If you missed the webinar on Monday, you can still check it out on the ASA website! The free webinar, titled Using Data to Benchmark Your Farming Operation, was led by Joe Luck, Ph.D., at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and may be viewed here. Data collection, analysis and benchmarking are essential to achieving and sustaining … Read More »

USDA’s Largest Annual Meeting Features ASA/WISHH’s Results in Emerging Markets

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) selected the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) to speak about emerging markets for U.S. feed and meat at its annual Ag Outlook Forum that focused on the “Roots of Prosperity” theme. The 94th annual Ag Outlook organizers requested ASA/WISHH Regional Director-Africa Josh … Read More »

ASA Comments on Defense Department Proposal to Prohibit Soy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) submitted comments last week to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in response to their request for information about ingredients they intend to prohibit. In August, food companies received a surprise notice from DLA that a number of ingredients must be removed from military dining, including Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), Isolated … Read More »

Success in Antidumping Case for Biodiesel

Information provided by NBB This week the Commerce Department issued a final decision on the question of whether or not Argentina and Indonesia unfairly dump biodiesel imports into the United States. The Commerce Department agreed with the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) Fair Trade Coalition, affirming the agency’s earlier preliminary determination. The decision finalizes that earlier … Read More »

Register Onsite for Commodity Classic

Online pre-registration is now closed for Commodity Classic, but attendees can still register onsite starting on Monday in Anaheim. The 2018 Commodity Classic is at the Anaheim Convention Center. The schedule includes a robust line-up of educational sessions on a wide range of current and relevant topics and issues. Commodity Classic also boasts a huge trade show, … Read More »