Archive for September, 2000

Soy Food Aid Initiative Could Boost Prices to Farmers and Save Taxpayers $427 Million

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and the National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) have jointly presented to Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman a comprehensive soy food aid program that could boost soybean prices by 47 cents per bushel and therefore reduce U.S. farm program outlays. The net result would be a $427 million savings for U.S. taxpayers. … Read More »

ASA Urges Senate Approval of Permanent Trade Relations with China

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has joined with a group of nearly 100 other agricultural organizations and food companies to urge Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MS) to act immediately to approve Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) status for China. ASA believes it is critically important that the Senate refrain from attaching any amendments to … Read More »

ASA Announces Availability of New Environmental Handbook for Growers

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is making available to soybean producers a new tool for protecting the environment while enhancing profitability. A new Handbook called, “Soybean Management and the Land: A Best Management Practices Handbook for Growers” is available free to ASA members, and can be purchased by non-members. “ASA is pleased to be able … Read More »