Archive for December, 2000

ASA CEO Censky Welcomes Appointment of Veneman as Agriculture Secretary

Following President-elect George W. Bush’s announcement today, Stephen L. Censky, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Soybean Association (ASA), a trade group representing thousands of farmers, said, “I think Ann Veneman is a great choice for Secretary of Agriculture. Clearly, Ann knows agriculture very well. She has spent her whole career in agriculture working … Read More »

ASA Expresses Appreciation at Decision to Maintain 2001 Loan Rate at $5.26

In a move that means nearly $1 billion to U.S. soybean producers, Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman has set the loan rate for 2001 crop soybeans at $5.26 per bushel. The American Soybean Association (ASA) and its 28,000 producer members have been working in Washington for the last five months to urge Secretary Glickman to maintain … Read More »