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ASA Leaders Share Policy Updates and Discuss the Future of U.S. Soy at USB Meeting

American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Iowa farmer John Heisdorffer and ASA CEO Ryan Findlay provided remarks at the United Soybean Board (USB) meeting this week in Omaha, Neb. Heisdorffer gave a presentation to the full board and Findlay participated in a panel discussion with USB Chief Executive Officer Polly Ruhland and U.S. Soybean Export Council … Read More »

Young Leaders Participate in Hill Visits, Soy Issues Forum

Ten members of the 2018 Young Leader Class, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, participated in the third phase of training in Washington, D.C. last week. The training included participation in the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) Board of Directors Meeting and Soybean Issues Forum, as well Hill visits with their state delegations. Young … Read More »

House Ready to Hammer Out Farm Bill

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move the farm bill to conference and named its conferees—AKA the committee members who will hash out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. Who was appointed? House Republican Conferees House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas 2. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Pa. … Read More »

Soy Growers to EPA: Turn Up the Volume

Soy Growers to EPA: Turn Up the Volume   This week, on behalf of the American Soybean Association (ASA), ASA board member and Michigan soybean grower Matt Stutzman delivered a statement at the EPA RFS hearing in Michigan. In his statement he applauded the EPA’s proposed growth in volumes, and reiterated that we have the … Read More »

Report Highlights Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food & Ag Research by 2030

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine concludes that stresses on the U.S. food and agricultural enterprise will not be resolved if business as usual prevails.  Innovation is needed to make the U.S. food and agricultural system more efficient, resilient, and sustainable.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) helped fund the … Read More »