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ASA Disappointed in House Failure to Pass Farm Bill

The American Soybean Association (ASA) expressed deep disappointment with the U.S. House of Representatives failure today to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. ASA calls on the U.S. House of Representatives to continue to work to seek passage of a Farm Bill this year to provide certainty and stability for growers. … Read More »

Poultry Feed Quality Improves Through ASA/WISHH’s AMPLIFIES Ghana Project

Feed millers in the West African country of Ghana have improved the quality of their feeds, thanks to the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded AMPLIFIES Ghana Project. Feed experts from AMPLIFIES partner Kansas State University have trained feed millers like Alfred Okyere, who operates … Read More »

House Committee Approves Increased Funding for Waterways

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday passed the fiscal year 2019 Energy & Water Appropriations bill with significant increases for waterways infrastructure. The Energy & Water Appropriations bill provides annual funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including the Inland Waterways programs that are priorities for the American Soybean Association (ASA). The House committee approved … Read More »

House Begins Work on FY 2018 Appropriations Bills

The House Appropriations Committee has advanced the fiscal year 2019 Agriculture-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Appropriations bill. The House Agriculture Appropriations bill provides discretionary funding of $23.27 billion, a $14 million increase from fiscal year 2018. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the House bill included full funding for working lands conservation programs, the … Read More »

ASA Submits Comments to USTR, Highlights Trade War Concerns

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently submitted comments on the Section 301 tariffs to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) during its 30-day open comment period. ASA’s comments highlighted concerns for soy growers, as the Chinese government has indicated it will retaliate against the tariffs proposed under Section 301 by imposing a 25 percent tariff on imports … Read More »