Archive for February, 2001

ASA Voting Delegates Set Policy Direction for 2001-2002

To determine the policy direction for the American Soybean Association (ASA), 130 soybean farmers from all across the United States assembled during the sixth annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade Show that was held in San Antonio, Texas. Participants included board members, voting delegates and other members of the ASA who were on hand to … Read More »

New Conservation Legacy Awards to Recognize Soybean Farmers’ Environmental Contributions

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the new Conservation Legacy Awards that will recognize the environmental contributions of soybean farmers around the nation. “The Conservation Legacy Awards will recognize the outstanding contributions soybean farmers are making to protect our nation’s land, water, and air” said Tony Anderson, ASA President and a producer … Read More »

ASA Announces Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant Winners

ASA is pleased to announce the winners of the first round of funding for the ASA Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant program sponsored by AGCO. The Membership Marketing Growth and Engagement Grant Program promotes recruiter and member development and grassroots advocacy through innovative programs and activities. First round grant winners are: Michigan Soybean Association – … Read More »

ASA Welcomes Oilseed Payment Program Benefits to Farmers

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomes today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) calling for distribution of about $500 million to US oilseed producers. ASA estimates that 77 percent of the funds, or about $385 million, will be paid to farmers based upon their soybean production. “ASA appreciates USDA’s announcement of the Oilseed … Read More »

ASA Pleased Additional Soy Reviewed for Humanitarian Assistance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reviewed five value-added soy products, which will facilitate distribution of more soy products in US humanitarian assistance programs. The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Qualified State Soybean Boards (QSSB) provided nutritional, pricing and other information to USDA for the review of defatted soy flour, soy protein concentrates, isolated … Read More »