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Soy Growers Join New Initiative to Protect & Modernize NAFTA for the 21st Century

The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports the Americans for Farmers & Families (AFF), a new coalition of growers, producers, suppliers and consumers dedicated to preserving the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA has greatly benefited the U.S. through strong job growth, higher wages and low consumer prices, and has particularly enabled a booming agricultural … Read More »

Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Rule Revoking Soy Protein/CHD Authorized Health Claim

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed revoking the unqualified health claim regarding soy protein and coronary heart disease (CHD) and changing it to a qualified claim. If your state is planning to submit comments on the agency’s proposed rule to revoke the authorized health claim on the relationship between soy protein and reduced … Read More »

Commodity Classic Trade Show Features 360+ Exhibitors; Wide Array of Equipment, Technology & Innovation

With a trade show featuring more than 360 exhibitors commanding nearly 2,000 booth spaces, Commodity Classic attendees are strongly encouraged to wear comfortable shoes! The 2018 Commodity Classic, the nation’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, will be held Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim, Calif. The trade show is open all three days. “The … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Meal Delivered to Senegal, West Africa

A 20 ft. container of U.S. soybean meal supplied by Michigan soybean processor Zeeland Farm Services Inc. arrived at the Port of Dakar in Senegal, West Africa in early January. The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) ordered the shipment for use in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funded Emerging Markets Program … Read More »

Soy Growers Attend Farm Bureau Annual Convention

American Soybean Association (ASA) Vice President Davie Stephens and his wife Judy were invited guests at President Donald Trump’s address to the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF ) annual meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center on this week. In his speech, the president laid out details of the report released by the … Read More »