Archive for June, 1999

ASA Stresses Trade-Enhancing Measures for WTO Talks

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Mike Yost called for the United States to move forward to promote trade liberalization through the World Trade Organization (WTO) Talks scheduled for this November and December in Seattle, Washington. Yost, a producer from Murdock, Minn., prioritized four specific areas for action during the House Agriculture Committee hearing on WTO … Read More »

ASA Criticizes Decision of Rail Grain Receivers to Import Soybean Meal, Believes Group May Be Losing $5 Per Ton on Deal

The American Soybean Association (ASA) criticized the decision of Rail Grain Receivers (RGR) to import as much as 75,000 metric tons of soybean meal (the equivalent of nearly 3.5 million bushels of soybeans) from Brazil despite the availability of low cost domestic supplies of high quality U.S. soybean meal. “This decision to import soybean meal … Read More »

ASA Calls for End to Three Decades of Recurring Nightmare from Unilateral Economic Sanctions on Agricultural Commodities

American Soybean Association (ASA) President Mike Yost called for the United States to stop the damage to agriculture caused by use of economic sanctions. During his June 9 testimony before the House Agriculture Committee, Yost indicated ASA support of the U.S. Agricultural Trade Act of 1999, H.R. 817, introduced by Representative Thomas Ewing (R-IL). The … Read More »

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