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Additional Tariffs on China Will Escalate Effect on American Beans

President Donald Trump announced this week that the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports next Monday. That 10 percent is slated to rise to 25 percent in January. China has already vowed to retaliate, and the President has said that, should it do so, he would impose … Read More »

WISHH Hosts Nigerian Fish Feed Workshop

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) organized a fish feed and management workshop in Ibadan, Nigeria at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture this week. The workshop was funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Emerging Markets Program, and provided WISHH with important insight, which will … Read More »

American Soybean Association Seeks Candidates for Soy Scholarship

The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to give a scholarship to a high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture. The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue agriculture as an area of study at any accredited college or university in the 2019-20 academic year. The … Read More »

Congress Passes Waterways Bills

This week the House and Senate acted on bills that address annual funding of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waterways functions and the biannual reauthorization of the inland waterways programs.  These are bills supported by the American Soybean Association (ASA), to continue the progress toward updating our inland waterways infrastructure that is vital to the … Read More »

USB, ASA Participate in the Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis

In partnership with the United Soybean Board (USB), the American Soybean Association (ASA) participated in the Ag Innovation Showcase held Sept. 10-12, at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis. The Ag Innovation Showcase gathers over 400 of the top decision makers and innovators in the agricultural sciences. There are eight industries represented at the … Read More »