Archive for October, 2000

ASA Calls Sanctions Legislation a “Good First Step”

The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports legislation passed by the U.S. Senate this week that provides an additional $2.6 billion for agriculture disaster relief, allows for the sale of U.S. food and medicine to Cuba, and doubles the payment limit on loan deficiency payments and marketing loan gains. ASA considers the package an important step … Read More »

Signup Begins Today for Oilseed Payment Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is reminding producers that the signup period for the 2000 Oilseed Payment Program begins today. This ASA supported program authorizes $500 million in payments to producers of soybeans and other oilseeds. The benefit to soybean producers is estimated to be about 14 cents per bushel. “The Oilseed Payment Program is … Read More »

ASA Celebrates Signing of PNTR for China Legislation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) today applauded the signing by President Bill Clinton of legislation authorizing Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) between the United States and China. Passage of PNTR for China has been a soybean industry legislative priority for more than two years. For U.S. soybean producers, PNTR for China is the cornerstone of … Read More »

DuPont and ASA Team Up To Promote Excellence and Leadership within Soybean Industry

The American Soybean Association and DuPont Crop Protection are seeking nominees for the 2001 ASA/DuPont Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program is recognized throughout the soybean industry for its longstanding tradition of identifying and cultivating excellent leaders who now play an integral role in the promotion of agriculture and the success of the soybean … Read More »