Archive for May, 1999

ASA Welcomes Biodiesel Rules Release from Department of Energy

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased with the interim final rule to allow public vehicle fleets to earn credits under the Energy Policy Act (EPACT) of 1992 by using a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent petroleum diesel, commonly called (B-20), that the Department of Energy (DOE) released yesterday. Passage of B-20 … Read More »

ASA Appeals to Congress for Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Agriculture

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is urging congressional leaders to address the needs of American agriculture in today’s Conference Committee on emergency supplemental appropriations legislation for FY99. ASA is requesting that Congressional Conferees include $2.8 billion in additional income support payments to producers and language directing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a $1 … Read More »

ASA Urges Senate to Exempt Ag Commodities from Unilateral Economic Sanctions

ASA News Release ASA Urges Senate to Exempt Ag Commodities from Unilateral Economic Sanctions May 11, 1999… Saint Louis, Missouri… The American Soybean Association (ASA) today voiced strong support in testimony before two separate U.S. Senate committees for legislation that would reform unilateral economic sanctions that are denying U.S. soybean farmers access to export markets. … Read More »

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