Archive for May, 1996

Guinn to Head ASA International Marketing

ASA Chief Executive Officer Stephen Censky has named James M. Guinn to head the International Marketing Department of the Amercian Soybean Association, a position previously held by Censky. “Jim’s dedication, his knowledge of ASA’s international programs and the respect he has earned from farmers, industry and his colleagues bear witness to why he was selected … Read More »

ASA Urges President Clinton to Extend MFN for China

The American Soybean Association and a group of 23 other farm organizations and agribusinesses representing all sectors of US agriculture, today urged President Bill Clinton to unconditionally renew China’s Most Favored Nation (MFN) trading status. ASA Executive Committee member John Blaska, a producer from Marshall, Wisconsin, and Chairman of ASA’s International Promotion Committee said, “Failure … Read More »

Proposed Rail Merger is Major Concern for Farmers

John Long, a soybean producer from Newberry, South Carolina, and President of the American Soybean Association has expressed the concerns of ASA’s 29,000 producer members to Congressman Pat Roberts (R-KS) regarding a proposed merger of Union Pacific and Southern Pacific railroad lines. “The impact of this merger will be felt across the entire soybean producing … Read More »